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Netherlands Business Academy (NLBA)

Netherlands Business Academy (NLBA) is a fully accredited top level Business School. The university started in 1982, and after some merges and several organizational changes it has been in the current structure since 2009. 

NLBA is a business school that was founded as an answer to the needs of life-long-learning. More and more business people felt the necessity to train themselves. Modern times made it important to share best practices and make science available and applicable to the world of business. Specific areas of expertise of NLBA are programs for Finance, Business and Mediation. NLBA was active in the EU funded project ‘Strengthening the European Identity by Culture, Heritage and Citizenship’. In this project NLBA worked with five European top institutes on developing a MBA Culture, Heritage and Citizenship. All experiences on international communication and integration are used in this new project Interadis. NLBA has been working with universities in Ukraine since 1999 and therefore understands the culture and needs of the universities. 

Because of the strong position in the Dutch market NLBA has an extensive network of partner organizations in the Netherlands and abroad. NLBA works on a project base with more than 40 universities in several countries. In this context NLBA is applicant and coordinator of several Erasmus+ projects. Thereby NLBA is highly experienced in management of EU-funded projects and cooperation of multi national consortium. Also is NLBA exceptionally proud of its expertise in the Leadership academy, with whom they bring programs to the multi-national companies all around the world (like EY, PWC, ING, Adidas, Abbott, IBM).


KROK University

Founded in 1992 «KROK» University is the best private university in Ukraine (since 2012 according to Consolidated ranking of Ukrainian universities). In 2003 the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine accredited the University at the IV (highest) level.

«KROK» University is the team of about 4100 students, more than 750 of them are international students from 42 countries all over the world, and about 280 academic staff, 70% are PhD holders.

The University conducts the training in programs at Bachelor, Master, PhD and Doctoral levels. Main fields of studies are the following: Management, Economics, International Relations, Law, Psychology, Tourism and Hospitality, Computer Sciences, Design, Journalism, Nursing and others. Bachelor programs in International Economic Relations, Management, as well as Master Programs in Global Business Management, International Business and Project Management are offered in English.

For international initiatives KROK has international office that concerns the following issues:

  • International students training;

  • Double Degree academic programs;

  • Students’ and staff exchange with foreign educational institutions;

  • Internship abroad and educational tourism;

  • Grant project elaboration.

The first enrolment of international students was made in 2001. Since then there have been students from over 40 countries studying at the University. International students are eligible to obtain Bachelor’s, Master’s, PhD diplomas in various fields, languages of instruction are – English, Russian, Ukrainian. Through the years, the International Office has played an increasingly important role in advocacy with government agencies and legislators on issues concerning international students and scholars.

University has partnership relations with more than 50 HEIs from all over the world. «KROK» implements exchange and mobility programs for students and staff with HEIs from Hungary, Poland, Italy, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands, Latvia, Lithuania etc, including mobilities within Erasmus+ Key Action 107.








The University of Foggia (Università di Foggia or UNIFG)

University was set up in 1999 by decree of the Ministry of University and Research.

It has six academic faculties: the Faculty of Economics, the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, the Faculty of Medical and Surgical Sciences, the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Food and Environment and the Faculty of Humanities, which comprises literature, cultural heritage and educational sciences.

It offers 16 first level degree courses, 15 second level degrees, 18 master’s degree courses and six PhD courses to approximately 11,000 students. It has around 365 teaching staff, 35 per cent of which are under 40 years old.

A range of foreign language courses are available for students at the University Language Centre, as well as Italian courses for incoming Erasmus students. With a selection of rooms and multimedia tools, it is equipped to offer language teaching and certificates that are recognised across Europe. It also has agreements with 20 foreign universities to welcome international students, as well as through Socrates/Erasmus, Leonardo and TEMPUS media programs.

The University of Foggia is located in the centre of Foggia, which is a town in the Apulia region of southeastern Italy. Historically, Foggia has been known as the Granary of Italy.
There are some beautiful examples of architecture like the Duomo and the Chiesa delle Croci.

It is served by a number of long-distance trains, as well as regional trains or buses. As for air travel, Bari is the closest airport. Travel-wise, its location on Italy’s Eastern coast means it is a convenient base for getting to parks like Gargano and the Tremiti Islands.











The Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Amberg-Weiden (OTH – Technical University of Applied Sciences)

University is located in the Upper Palatinate, an administrative district of the federal state of Bavaria. It is home to four departments on two campuses in Amberg and Weiden, respectively, about 40 kilometers apart.

With approximately 3,500 students and an academic staff of 83, the University offers excellent conditions and career prospects. In addition to the regular academic programmes, students can choose from a variety of extra-curricular courses and activities to sharpen their skills and broaden their minds. Our graduates are in great demand on the regional and national labour markets, and our University constantly secures top places in university rankings.

Our main objective has been and still is to provide our students with a practical, theory-based education in close cooperation with our partners from business and industry. This practical orientation draws much of its strength from our professors’ extensive hands-on experience - all of them have worked outside academia for at least five years. Students benefit from small group teaching, practical seminars and laboratories and a compulsory work placement.

Mykolas Romeris University (MRU)

Is named after the patriarch of Lithuania‘s Constitutional Law Professor Mykolas Romeris (1880-1945).

MRU – the largest social sciences specialized university in Lithuania, whose most prominent studies and research areas are: law, public security and public administration.

The University has capable and significant core educational science, economics, humanities, communication, politics, psychology, sociology, and management areas.

Social science studies programmes dominate the MRU studies programme portfolio (95% of all studies portfolio – AIKOS database).

These Faculties operate at the University:

There are about 7,500 students and auditors studying at the University.

MRU implements meaningful international and national studies and research projects (on average about 50 projects per year).

The European Commission funded international study, “Creating a Culture of Social Innovation in Higher Education” found that MRU is the best university to develop social innovation among several hundred universities in Central and Eastern Europe.

MRU was the first in Lithuania to begin to implement joint studies programmes with France‘s, Austria‘s and Finland‘s universities and developed strong research partnership ties with South Korean and other universities in the Asian region.

South Korea, Japan, China and India were and continue to remain the main University cooperation partner countries in the Asian region. Dongseo (South Korea), Josai (Japan), Huazhong University of Science and Technology (China) are only some of the many active university partners in the Asian region.

There are 21 MRU studies programmes implemented in English (10-in the first cycle of studies, 17 – in second cycle. Of this, 9 are joint, 6 – validated or double diplomas as well as 6 national, taught in English).

Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University


Is an individual full member of the European University Association. It is also a significant learning, educational and scientific centre in Western Ukraine. The International Office started its official international cooperation in July 1977 when the Academic Cooperation Agreement with Saskatchewan University (Canada) was signed. Nowadays the International Office collaborates with more than 84 establishments of higher education in Europe, Asia, North and South America. International cooperation is annually expanded and improved.

Besides having an excellent opportunity to study abroad, undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students of Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University are enrolled in summer schools (Language proficiency, History, Archeology), commonly arranged by higher educational establishments and corresponding departments together with university-partners of Romania and Poland. Higher instituions facilitate students’ training at different Summer Schools in Chernivtsi, Suceava, Iaşi, Kraków, Rzeszów, Słupsk, Kielce, Novi Sad, etc. The university actively participates in international research and grant projects such as TEMPUS; Erasmus Mundus, Jean Monnet, cross-border projects, financed by the European Union. The International Office exerts itself in fulfilling Ukrainian and Romanian joint cross-border research projects having established contacts with Romanian partners and coordinating the application and project implementation processes.

The information on grants, summer schools and scholarships are available at :

The university’s international activity is also promoted by a range of scientific centers, such as Ramon Gnatyshyn Canadian Studies Center, Center for American Studies, Anton Kokhanovskiy Eastern School for Polish Studies Center, Czech Studies Center, Slavic Studies Centre, Centre for Jewish Studies and Centre for European Studies. Ukraine’s business relationships with Canada, Poland, Czech Republic, Romania and Austria promote the development of the university’s international cooperation in educational area bringing it closer to the European education within the Bologna Process.

International cooperation forms and methods at Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University are constantly improving, in particular: students and postgraduates exchange for short-term and long-term studies overseas, teaching staff exchange for delivering lectures and scientific researches; common researches (including international scientific-educational programs); participation in scientific conferences, trainings.











The Odessa National Polytechnic University (ONPU)


One of the oldest engineering training institutions in Ukraine, was founded in 1918. During years of its existence the Odessa polytechnics contributed significantly into development of the Ukrainian and global science and technology as well as in training skilled experts for the national economy.
Twenty thousands of undergraduate, graduate employees, post-graduate students are trained here. The process being insure by personnel numbering 4 thousands lecturers, researchers and practical engineers. There are more than 120 Professors and Doctors of sciences, almost 450 Associated Professors, Ph.D., 25 honoured workers of Science & Engineering of Ukraine works in ONPU.
Today the structure of the Odessa National Polytechnic University includes: 8 Institutes specialized in main educational and scientific fields (machine-building; industrial technologies, design and management; power; radio electronics and telecommunications; computer systems; business, economy and information technologies; electromechanics and energy consumption), 2 faculties (chemicals technology; humanities), postgraduate training centre, Kherson polytechnic college, Automotive equipment and roads-building college.
ONPU provides training of more than 20 000 students in 56 specialties. The university has powerful research basis, its practical engineers, researchers and scientists essentially contributed into different areas of science and technology. The 52 specialized research laboratories implement researches in high-priority scientific domains: resources saving, environmental protection, fundamental researches in mathematics, mechanics, computer science, new materials, automation and instrument making, etc.
Today ONPU efficiently cooperates with educational, scientific and industrial centres at 40 foreign countries. The Odessa National Polytechnic University is the member of the European University Association and the International Association of Universities.

Today the university represents a huge training center of high-qualification personnel in the south Ukraine. The Odessa National Polytechnic University figures among 14 Ukrainian universities, members of the European Universities Association, as well as among four Ukrainian universities, members of International Universities Association.

ONPU created a “polytechnic university” complex consolidating licea, high schools, colleges, and technical schools of the whole southern Ukraine region. 20,000 of students, graduate employees, post-graduate students are trained here, the process being effected by 4,000 lecturers, researchers and practical engineers. There are 57 academicians and corresponding members of both special Ukraine Academies of Science, more than 120 professors and Doctors of sciences, almost 450 senior lecturers, Ph.D., 21 honoured workers of Science and Engineering of Ukraine, honoured worker of the National Education of Ukraine, 13 academicians of international academies.

The teaching process follows a multistage system: Bachelor, Specialist (practical engineer), Master of Science, Candidate of Science (Ph. D.) and the Doctor of Science. The Odessa National Polytechnic University structure includes 11 institutes, teo faculties, 62 departments, technical school and college.

Mariupol State University


Is a classic higher educational institution with an amplified network of international contacts and long-standing reputation among Ukrainian and foreign educational and pedagogical communities, a center for training highly qualified specialists in economy, law, history, education, psychology, diplomacy, interpretation, journalism who constitute the brainpower of the society. Students are currently from different regions of Ukraine as well as from various foreign countries are studying at MSU. The University provides all the facilities necessary for successful and well-balanced process of education and leisure as well as for intellectual, physical and cultural development of youth.

Sumy National Agrarian University


Is a higher educational establishment with level – IV of accreditation; it is one of the best agrarian universities of Ukraine. Sumy National Agrarian University was founded in 1977; for 40 years of its existence, it has gone from Sumy branch of Kharkiv Agricultural Institute named after V.V. Dokuchaiev to powerful educational establishment of national importance.

Sumy National Agrarian University trains highly qualified specialists for agriculture with profound learning of foreign languages ​​and computer science. The structure of University includes 8 faculties, one Institute and five colleges.

Nowadays large agricultural joint-stock companies and processing enterprises of Ukraine need highly-qualified specialists, capable to work on the new technologies. Students of Sumy National Agrarian University get theoretical knowledge and use it in practice at leading agricultural enterprises of Ukraine and foreign countries our University cooperates with.

Our students have the unique opportunity to go abroad and to work on the agricultural farms in England, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, France, the USA, Australia, the Netherlands; it greatly increases their professional level and helps them to be employed at leading agricultural and processing enterprises of Ukraine.

There are about 11,000 students at the university. At the University there is a conception of unremitting computerization: we have 1,000 computer seats and the amount of contact display time spent by each student, depending on his or her specialty, is 250-350 hours. Students and teachers have the opportunity to get information about new achievements of science through international information network Internet. There is a local computer network at the University.

Scientific and research work is conducted in 19 research laboratories; we have 26 specialties for postgraduate students. Research Institute of Potato-breeding in the north-eastern region of Ukraine was founded at the Department of plant-breeding and seed-production.

In the library of Sumy National Agrarian University there are more than 500,000 editions: scientific, educational, fiction, additional publications, e-books for distance learning with access to the Internet.

In the youth-entertainment center there are different clubs, art studios, amateur groups. Every year we hold a contest among the first-year students “Meet: here we are!” Amateur groups are groups with rich creative history, repertoire, own traditions.

Self-governing, which is closely connected with organizational and management activity of students, takes active part in the formation of a future specialist. Nowadays bodies of student government are organized at every faculty and in hostels; student university administration has been working.

Rector of the university Volodymyr Ivanovych Ladyka, Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor, Academician of the National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine, is also a graduate of Sumy National Agrarian University. In his work he keeps the best university achievements and traditions, and constantly moving forward, he tries to find new creative forms of educational process and research activity.

V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University 


Is one of the oldest universities in Eastern Europe. It was founded in November 1804, on the initiative of the prominent educator V.N. Karazin and in accordance with the charter of Tsar Alexander I.

The opening ceremony was held on January 29, 1805. The University made an important contribution to the Ukrainian national renaissance of the XIX-XXth centuries. It gave a powerful impetus to the emergence of Kharkiv as a major scientific and cultural center and an academic hub of Ukraine. Today the University justly rates among the best Ukrainian classical universities and is known in many countries.

The history of Kharkiv National University is part and parcel of the intellectual, cultural and spiritual history of Ukraine. The names of many world famous researchers, scholars and educators are associated with Kharkiv University, among them are P. Hulak-Artemovskyi, O. Lyapunov, M. Kostomarov, M. Barabashov, M. Beketov, D. Bahaliy, A. Krasnov, M. Ostrohradskyi, V. Steklov, O. Potebnya, O. Pohorelov and many others.

Kharkiv University is the only university in Ukraine that has trained and employed three Nobel Prize laureates: the biologist I. Mechnikov, the economist S. Kuznets, and the physicist L. Landau.

At different times titles of Kharkiv University Honorary Members and Doctors were conferred on outstanding scholars and public figures of many countries, including J.W. Goethe and A. Humboldt, I. Franko and L. Tolstoy, P. Semenov-Tyanshanskiy, and others.

The title of Honorary Doctor of Kharkiv University was conferred on the first President of Ukraine Mykhailo Hrushevskyi.

Kharkiv University is associated with the first Ukrainian newspapers and journals and the first scientific societies.

Since its foundation, the University has graduated over 130,000 students. The names of the University graduates are commemorated in geographical names, names of space objects, plants and minerals, laws and formulae. Almost 60 University graduates have become academicians and corresponding members of the Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences (UNAS).

The activities of the University have developed Kharkiv into a major industrial, scientific and cultural center. Many Kharkiv streets are named after professors, researches and alumni of the University.

The University has initiated the whole system of higher education of the Kharkiv Region. Its offspring are the National Academy of Law, the National Pharmaceutical Academy, Kharkiv Medical University, Kharkiv Pedagogical University, the Kharkiv Veterinary Academy, the Kharkiv Academy of Culture, Kharkiv Economic University and other institutions of higher education.

National University of Water and Environmental Engineering (NUWEE)


University conducts its educational and scientific activity according to the license of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine AE № 636444 from 04.06.2015. Status: state higher educational institution, Accreditation level: 4 (Certificate № 1872948 from 15.12.2014). NUWEE is the largest technical University in Rivne region and the leading HEE of Ukraine. Training and retraining of specialists, including foreign citizens, is carried out in 31 bachelor degree programs, 38 master degree programs and postdoctoral studies. The University provides all conditions for the harmonious development, leisure and recreation.

Ukrainian State Center for International Education of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine

«Ukrainian State Center for International Education» of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine

  Mission: Increase Ukraine’s competitiveness in the international market of educational services

Among the main tasks of the Ukrainian State Center for International Education are:

  • Popularization

  • Popularization of Ukrainian education abroad.

  • Informational support of foreign applicants/students

  • Provision of informational and methodological services regarding the organization of education of foreigners in Ukrainian educational institutions.

  • Strengthening international cooperation

  • Promoting international cooperation of Ukrainian educational institutions in the area of academic exchanges, participation in the implementation of educational programs.

  • Analytical activity

  • Analytical work, including the formation of statistical information on the provision of services to foreigners by educational institutions.

Hultgren Nachhaltigkeitsberatung UG (Sustainability Management)


Founded in 2012, is a consulting company. HUG advises the customers – companies and organisations – on the implementation of sustainable strategies and quality assurance. They are also acknowldedged with building and development of IT platforms for various needs. HUG implements lectures, audits, seminars and prepares publications. HUG ensures the customers to create a sustainable positioning close to the market. Social and technological trends as well as economic developments are related to entrepreneurial actions and market opportunities.

One of the tools, developed by Hultgren, especially for organisations and projects is the “Sustainability Check”, that contains 150 questions in 15 fields of action, e. g. energy, waste and pollutants, supply chain, IT-Management, database and platforms creation, financing, communication and reporting. At the end of the check is a comprehensive report that provides information on the status quo of the sustainable company development, useful targets and strategic recommendations for action in every field and not least highlights priorities of future orientation.

The “Sustainability Check” is successfully tested with IT companies as well as the finance, education and social sectors. The „Sustainability-checked“ certificate from Hultgren Nachhaltigkeitsberatung is recognized by numerous companies in Germany.

Hultgren also focuses on monitoring, evaluation and quality management. The company evaluates the quality of EU funded projects, as, for example, “Essbare Schule” – Netzwerk Ernährungsbildung” in Berlin. The academic cooperation partners are: Freie Universität Berlin, Euroregion Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)/Gorzow, Hochschule für nachhaltige Entwicklung Eberswalde, Hochschule Harz etc. As trainers, the members of the company were involved to TEMPUS / Erasmus+ projects. Hultgren was Partnerorganisation in international Highlightprojects.

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Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

The Ivan Franko National University of Lviv is a classical institution of higher education with enduring traditions and powerful scientific schools incorporating modern innovative trends. The  University has a special mission:

  • to define and apply educational and scientific standards;

  • to generate changes needed in a region, country or the world;

  • to form an individuality – a bearer of intellectual and innovative potential.


Ivan Franko National University of Lviv:

  • The 4th level of accreditation

  • 134 departments

  • 19 Faculties

  • 55 specialities for bachelor’s degree, 51 speciality for master’s degree, 32 PhD programs

The University lies in its members:

  • Over 21 000 students

  • Over 4 000 employees


The Ivan Franko National University of Lviv Team:

  1. Vitalii Mykhailovych Kukharskyi – Vice-president on Research, Teaching and IT-Development

  2. Hladyshevkyi Roman Yevhenovych – Vice-president on Research

  3. Olha Anatoliivna Oseredchuk – the head of Marketing and Development Department

  4. Myroslava Andriivnal Oseredchuk – the head of Marketing and Communication Department

  5. Olha Volodymyrivna Petiak – the deputy of the Chief accountant

  6. Oksana Yevhenivna Molderf – assistant professor at the Intercultural Communication and Translation Department

  7. Oksana Anatoliivna Kraievska – docent at Country Studies and International Tourism Department

  8. Palych Oksana Vasylivna – Foreign Affairs Lead Specialist

  9. Dzikovska Mariia Ihorivna – Head of personnel department

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