Internationalization road map, follow- up meeting - Supported by Swedish Institute

June 17 2019; Place: Odessa, Ukraine


ONU, French Boulevard, 24/26, Campus Area

Floor 2, Room N 202

Registration to the meeting – LINK -


Participating Universities:

Umea University, Sweden (UmU)

I.I. Mechnikov National University, Odessa, Ukraine (ONU)

Karazin Karkhiv National University, Ukraine (KNU)

National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Ukraine  (NPMMU)

State University of Medicine and Farmacy “Nicolae Testemiţanu”, Moldova (USMF)

All questions/discussions in the end of each session

Session 1: Oksana Zinchenko, chair; Peter Lange, secretary

All questions/discussions in the end of each session

9:00 - 9:10 Prof Igor Koval, Rector, ONU, Welcome

9:10 – 9:25 Olena Rzhepishevska, PhD, senior researcher, project leader, Sweden

Outlines of the project and follow-up of the first project meeting in Umea, Sweden – 15 min

9:25 - 9:35 Tatiana Stepanova, PhD, Department of Projects, Programmes and Development, Head, ONU

Odessa, Ukraine

Project update from Odessa -10 min

9:30 - 9:45 Evelina Gherghelegiu, External Relations and European Integration, Head, USMF, Chisinau, Moldova

Project update from Chisinau 10 min

9:40 - 9:55 Andrii Dudnyk, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, NPMMU, Vinnytsia, Ukraine

Project update from Vinnytsia – 10 min

9:55 – 10:05 Oleksandr Khyzhniak, International Office, Head, KNU, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Project update from Kharkiv -10 min

10:05- 10:15 – break


10:15 -10:35 Discussion of the project progress according to the thesis from the previous meeting, chair leading the discussion, 20 min

10:35-11:00 Coffee break


Session 2: Natalia Limanska, chair; Nikolay Shteinikov, secretary


11:00-11:10 Anders Sjöstedt, Clinical Microbiology Department, Head, Sweden

What does it take to be international: infrastructure for international student and researchers at Umea University  – 10 min

11:10- 11:20 Oksana Zinchenko, PhD, Associate Professor, ONU, Odessa Ukraine

From Ukraine to Sweden, teaching experience and cultural differences within Erasmus + program - 10 min

11:20-11:30 Tetiana Gladkiy, vice-dean in Academic and Training Affairs Faculty of Biology, ONU

Compatibility of the programs and courses – the key to successful Erasmus exchange – 10 min

11:30-11:40 Aleksandra Umanets, PhD student, Umea University Sweden -10 min

What does it take to be a PhD student in Sweden?

11:40- 11:55 “Information and communication technologies and internationalization of higher Education”, report for the Internationalization meeting conducted by one more Internationalization project – speaker TBA 15 min

11:55-12:05 Questions to speakers

12:05-13:00 Lunch and discussions



Session 3: Oleksandr Khyzhniak, Chair; Giridhar Solasa, Secretary

13:00- 13:10 Olena Rakhimova, PhD senior researcher, Sweden

Sweden to Ukraine: teaching experience within Erasmus + program – 10 min

13:10-13:20 Valentina Vorojbit, MD, PhD, Associate Professor at Microbiology, Virology and Immunology Department, Moldova

International employability of Moldovan student – East or West? - 10 min

13:20-13:30 Svitlana Miros, Associate Professor, ONU – Education as a commercial product on Ukrainian market and internationally  - 10 min

13:30-13:40 Olena Mashintsova, Project Manager International Relation Office, KNU Ethical principles and appropriate ethical behavior of employees and students as important part of social interaction – 10 min

13:40 – 14:00 Internationalization projects by the participants of Internationalization call: 4 minutes each – 20 minutes

14:00 – 14:10 break

14:10 – 14:40 Vice-rectors and international office members panel – 20 min

Questions for discussion:

  • Practical support of co-workers who plan to apply for international calls.
  • EU and national legislation, are we aware of differences?
  • Systematic cooperation with international Alumni – “Chinese model” of internationalization


Anton Panteleimonov, vice-rector for Science and Education, KNU

Evelina Gherghelegiu, External Relations & European Integration, Head, USMF

Sergiy Skorokhod, Vice-rector for International Cooperation, ONU

Volodymyr Ivanytsia, vice-rector for Science, ONU

Oleg Vlasenko, vice-rector, NPMMU

Anders Sjöstedt, Department Head, UmU

Signing a Partnership Agreement in Question of Internationalization between ONU, NPMMU, USMF and KNU

14:40 – 15-00 Coffee break: 20 min


15:00 – 15:20 Markus Boman, External Relations Office, Umea University, Sweden

Canvas Methodology for Strategic Management of University and Cross-sectorial Partnerships 20 min

15:20 – 15:35 Kwambio, international company based in London, New York and Odessa

Cooperation with international creative industries: what kind of work is there and what kind of workers are expected on the market? 15 minutes

15:35 – 15:45 Peter Lange, Umea University, trainee, Sweden

International responsibility: education about Earth climate, ecosystems, and variety of species should be implemented at all university programs globally 10 min

15:45 – 16:15 Meeting with Local media – 30 min

16:20 Action for international climate responsibility – biking around the city


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