30 universities in Ukraine will
work on improving
educational programs in six fields.
Activities will be carried out
within the framework of the
eight projects that won the
EU Erasmus Program + Competition: Capacity Building in the
field of higher education from 2017.
Capacity-building projects in the field
of higher education are aimed
at upgrading educational programs in the spheres of technology,
bioengineering, ecology, management, logistics and agro-industry. Apart from that, they seek to implement
modern teaching and learning methods
and to improve
cooperation between universities,business and the state.
Innovation centers based on the
exchange of experience with Erasmus + member countries will also be established
within the structures of the universities.
149 projects were
selected at the competition with the total
value of 7.5 million euros. 41 institutions from Ukraine will participate
in the implementation
For the first
time in the
history of the Tempus and
Erasmus + programs, a project was recommended
for funding, in which the
Ukrainian university – Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University serves as a grant recipient
and coordinator of the project.
Other Ukrainian institutions as well as universities
from Cyprus, Spain and Poland
are also engaged in the
project. The project team will
work on upgrading
pedagogical higher education and groundbreaking
teaching and learning tools.