Representatives of KNUTE took part in the online event "ERASMUS+ DAYS for the youth of Ukraine: Zoom edition - KYIV"General Information
Team of the National Erasmus+ Office in Ukraine and the Erasmus Student Network Kyiv conducted a joint online event "Erasmus+ Days for the youth of Ukraine: Zoom edition - KYIV "on April, 5 2021. Its aim was to inform young people about the opportunities for learning and training in leading European universities within the European Union Erasmus + programs. The event was held under the support of the EU Delegation to Ukraine in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine, Erasmus+ Information Centre, Youth and European body of solidarity, as well as eight Ukrainian institutions of higher education, including the Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics.
Andrii Vitrenko, the Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine and Maryna Popatenko, the Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports of Ukraine addressed the participants of the online event with a welcoming speech.
Kateryna Zhdanova, the representative of the National Erasmus+ Office in Ukraine presented individual educational opportunities of Erasmus+, and Vladyslav Tayanovsky told about the activities of the non-profit student organization Erasmus Student Network Kyiv.
The Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics was represented by Tetiana Dupliak, the Director of the European Education Centre, and Iryna Vivchar, an English-taught Master's degree student who has been studying in the United Kingdom under the Erasmus+ program during the semester. They shared their experience in implementing Erasmus+ projects at KNUTE and told in detail about the opportunities of Erasmus+ exchanges provided by the university, the requirements for candidates, participation in the competition, preparation of a package of documents and selection of participants for mobility.
Over the past few years the Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics has implemented 15 projects of European Union Program Erasmus+ KA1 “Learning Mobility” with European HEIs of France, Great Britain, Germany, Poland, Bulgaria, Greece and other countries. This program gave the best students of our university the opportunity to study for a semester at leading European higher education institutions within the framework of the Erasmus+ scholarship program.
Even in extremely difficult epidemiological conditions, KNUTE continues to implement relevant projects and our students are currently studying at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt (Germany), University of Economics – Varna (Bulgaria) and Krakow University of Economics under the Erasmus+ Program.