The «Ukraine Digital» project team visited the DAAD conference «Education in Times of War»

The meeting was attended by DAAD President Joybrato Mukherjee and Ambassador of Ukraine to Germany Oleksii Makeiev

The «Ukraine Digital» project team visited the DAAD conference «Education in Times of War – German-Ukrainian University Cooperation between Emergency Aid and Shaping the Future» dedicated to Ukraine, which took place on 27 and 28 September 2023 in Berlin. Participants included project coordinator from Hochschule Mittweida Darina Karpiuk, her assistant Daria Litvinova, and representatives of partner universities: Professor of the O. Honchar Dnipro National University, Honorary Professor of Hochschule Mittweida Oleksiy Dzhusov and Professor of the Odessa National Economic University, Vice-rector for scientific work Oleksandr Litvinov.

At the meeting, representatives of the DAAD, including the organisation’s president, Joybrato Mukherjee, and German-Ukrainian higher education institutions analysed the work that had been done and shared their future plans. More than 150 participants discussed new ideas for rebuilding the country and renewing Ukrainian scientific and educational institutions. Among the guests was Ambassador of Ukraine to the Federal Republic of Germany Oleksii Makeiev.

At the conference «Education in Times of War», which was also attended by members of the Bundestag, representatives of the Federal Foreign Office and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the DAAD presented ideas for new funding programmes. The aim is to provide sustainable support for the Ukrainian higher education system.

The project «Ukraine Digital» has been operating on the basis of Hochschule Mittweida with the support of DAAD since September 2022. In accordance with the programme’s goal, 17 German scientific materials adapted and translated into Ukrainian language were provided to Ukrainian universities. Also, 98 best students of partner universities received scholarships from DAAD.

In addition to all of the above, the «Ukraine Digital» project creates strong ties that form the basis for future German-Ukrainian co-operation between universities.[/vc_column_text]


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