KYIV, 8-9 June 2018: European-Ukrainian Networking Conference “Reforming European Higher Education – From Policy to Practice“

On behalf of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) the DAAD is organising the conference “Reforming European Higher Education – From Policy to Practice”, and a “Networking Meeting for Higher Education Cooperation” on the 8th and 9th of June 2018, in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Conference (plenary) “Reforming European Higher Education – From Policy to Practice”,  June 8

The conference will address key elements of the European higher education reform, including quality assurance, transparency instruments such as ECTS / Diploma Supplement but also the topic of recognition of qualifications. In addition, the conference will also provide the opportunity to exchange experience between German, European and Ukrainian higher education representatives. Furthermore, participants will be informed about the results of the Bologna Ministerial Conference in Paris and will discuss future challenges in European Higher Education.

Networking Meeting, June 9

The Networking Meeting at local universities will provide participants with the opportunity to establish cooperation partnerships with Ukrainian & European colleagues. Addressed are representatives of the following academic disciplines: Engineering, Mathematics, IT/Computer Sciences & Natural Sciences

The deadline for the Call for Expression of Interest is 14th of May 2018

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As the number of participants is limited, available slots are allocated on a ‘first come first serve’ basis. If selected, the DAAD will provide catering and accommodation (maximum 3 nights) as well as local transfer as part of the 2-day event. Additionally, the travel expenses will be supported with a lump sum of 400 Euro


We would be delighted if you could forward this information to interested parties / subject areas / faculties within your institution. Furthermore, please feel free to publish the invitation on suitable websites and specific social portals.