From 14 till 18 November, 2017 Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics had visited delegation of the University Grenoble Alpes (Grenoble, France) consisting of Alexis Garapin, the dean of the economic faculty; Faruk Ulgen, director of international relations; Natacha Collet, director of international department of economic faculty; Valentyna Bartoli, responsible person for a distance double degree program.
It is worth mentioning that this leading not only in France but in the world HEI visited Mazaraki A.A., the Rector of KNUTE. During his short visit in April of this year he also signed relevant documents.
Representatives of the University Grenoble Alpes (UGA) had an informative talk with Valerii Sai, Vice-Rector on Scientific-Pedagogical Work and International Relations and Tetiana Dupliak, Director of European Education Center. Questions concerning realization of double degree program between KNUTE and UGA on Bachelor degree level under the specialty «Economics and Management» and also perspectives of implementation of Master double degree program on the online study mode were discussed.
The representatives of both universities discussed questions concerning realization of student mobility and staff mobility and also discussed perspectives of prolongation of cooperation within the framework of development of new grant projects of European Union, because in the current year KNUTE realizes with UGA Erasmus+ project KA1 «Learning Mobility».
The delegation of UGA had a chance to familiarize with activity of KNUTE, university’s scientific developments, study process, resource base etc. Representatives of UGA had a workshop with English-speaking teachers of KNUTE concerning peculiarities of economic disciplines teaching at the both HEIs.
Also Alexis Garapin, Faruk Ulgen, Natacha Collet and Valentyna Bartoli made a presentation of double degree program with the University Grenoble Alpes for students of European Education Center, and for the Bachelor and Master Degree students who study in English. Organized in dialogue sessions, students had an opportunity to ask questions concerning participation in the program, requirements to candidates, study process on the online study mode etc.
An official visit of UGA representatives ended by French Republic diplomas delivery ceremony to KNUTE students, who successfully studied under the program in previous years. Student’s ID cards were given to new students of 2017/2018 academic year. Sylvain Rigollet, Attaché for University and Scientific Cooperation, Embassy of the French Republic in Ukraine had also visited the ceremony and gave a speech to the students.