European Integration - Realities and Perspectives. Proceedings 2016
International Cooperation of Izmail State University for Humanities in
Abstract: The article presents the state and perspectives of international cooperation of Izmail State
University for Humanities with academic partners abroad. Special attention is given to the participation
of the University in European research networks for educational and curricula quality pro motion, as
well as to improvement of academic staff professional qualification in view of social and regional needs
for sustainable economic and social development.
Keywords: international cooperation; academic staff and student mobility; European research
networks; strengthen academic reputation
International cooperation with universities abroad is one of the priorities of the Izmail State University
for Humanities. The main objective of international cooperation at the University is the integration
into the global educational environment through its participation in long-term international programs
and cooperation with foreign educational institutions, the extension of academic staff, researchers’ and
students’ mobility, student and information exchange.
The main directions of international cooperation of the University are participation in programs of
bilateral and multilateral international exchange of students, graduate students, academic and research
staff; organization of international conferences, symposia, congresses and other scientific events
participation in international educational and research programs joint publishing; higher and
postgraduate education for foreign students in Ukraine etcIzmail State University for Humanities
actively supports new and already established contacts with foreign academic partners. International
cooperation is deepening by holding scientific conferences and seminars, workshops and other
scientific events, organized at the University e.g. the International scientific conference, devoted to the
75th anniversary of Izmail State University for Humanities, called “The Danube Scientific Reading:
European Dimension and Regional Context”, held in October 2015.
The University has the most productive cooperation with the universities of the Danube Region:
Konstantin Preslavsky University of Shumen (Bulgaria), “St. Cyril and St. Methodius” University of
Veliko Turnovo (Bulgaria), the “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galaţi (Romania), the “Danubius”
University of Galaţi (Romania).In addition, it cooperates successfully with Moldova State University
(Republic of Moldova), “Ion Creangă” State Pedagogical University (Republic of Moldova), “Bogdan
Petriceicu Hasdeu” University of Cahul (Republic of Moldova) Taraz State University, named after
M.Kh. Dulaty (Kazakhstan).
1Izmail State University for Humanities, Ukraine, Vice-Rector, Address: 12, Repin St., C. Ismail, Odesa reg., 68600,
Ukraine, Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org.