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 of projects.
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.