Recently, representatives of the Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics took part in the online seminar "France and the Eastern Partnership", in which the development of cooperation opportunities under the EU Erasmus + Program was discussed by higher education institutions of France and 5 Eastern Partnership countries (Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine). The event was organized by the French Embassy in Ukraine together with the French Embassies in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and the Campus France Paris Agency.
Participation of the University Agency of the Francophonie (AUF), Erasmus National Offices and higher education institutions from 6 countries during three days is an important element for the initiation and development of regional projects. Participants were provided with information on the calendar of applications for Erasmus+ projects and some methodological materials. 5 thematic sections were organized to initiate cooperation, in the field of science, tourism, Francophonie and food industry in particular.
Valerii Sai, Vice-Rector for Research and Education and International Relations, Tetiana Dupliak, Director of the Center for European Education and Serhii Kravtsov, Associate Professor of the Department of Tourism and Recreation, attended the online seminar on behalf of KNUTE. They presented the results of international activities and internationalization of KNUTE in the European educational market, including the EU Erasmus+ Program results.
Kravtsov S. and Dupliak T. were speakers of the "Tourism" section and shared their experience in training specialists in the field of tourism at KNUTE. They also took an active part in discussing the areas of possible cooperation of our university with higher education institutions in France on double degree programs and KNUTE participation in Erasmus + projects.