International Students Integration and Adaptation — INTERADIS


KKNU structure involved: Karazin Business School
Project coordinator: Yuliia Kvitka
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Erasmus+ Action type: Capacity Building in Higher Education
Project reference: 619451-EPP-1-2020-1-NL-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP
Duration: 15 November 2020 – 14 November 2023
Coordinator: Netherlands Business Academy, the Netherlands
Budget: 986.731,00 €


The project envisages integration of international students into Ukrainian educational space by means of cultural, ethnic, social and academic assets. This will be ensured by development and implementation of the Roadmap that consists of multiaspect approach towards students` integration as it envisagesthat IS will be involved to the life of University, have more communication with local students, learn EU and UA culture, way of life, values for better understanding and faster adaptation. Upgrading of administrative staff qualifications will increase efficiency of work, knowledge about cultural differences, and dealing with other cultures, master methods of communication, learn how to prevent conflicts and deal with them, Academic staff will also acquire EU experience andl earn more about methods of instruction in dealing with interculturalism, methodological features on pecularities of international students training, together with EU experts they will work on curricula, offered for IS to adjust it to the need and expectations of IS. More comfortable conditions for IS will be created by modernizing University infrastructure, learning of English by different categories of administrtive staff. The efforts will be directed on Ukrainian students and staff who will undergo cultural seminars, will be involved in promocampaign on interculturalism and tolerance. Dissemination part of the project is extremely important and it will cover the needs and demands of IS and HEIs on the natioanl level. The Ukrainian HEIs will see the benefits of the activities that will be widely disseminated at the seminars, social media, mass media, and due to participation of Ukrainian State Center for International Education. The measures will be taken to keep the project results sustainable.


Netherlands Business Academy, the Netherlands — grant holder
Foggia University, Italy
Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Amberg-Weiden, Germany
Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania
ˮKROKˮ University, Ukraine
Yurii Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine
National University of Water and Environmental Engineering, Ukraine
Mariupol State University, Ukraine
Sumy National Agrarian University, Ukraine
V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine
Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine
Odesa National Polytechnic University, Ukraine
Ukrainian State Center for International Education, Ukraine
Hultgren Nachhaltigkeitsberatung UG, Germany

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