In order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19, we inform that the activities that planned under the project "Educational University Romanian-Ukrainian Cross-Border Cooperation - UNIV.E.R-U" for the near future, in particular the Summer School in Odessa and the Winter School in Suceava, are postponed to a later date, which will be announced later. The project team made a decision to postpone or conduct online all planned international events for the current year, including internal meetings.

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Joint Operational Programme Romania-Ukraine 2014- 2020

Educational University Romanian-Ukrainian Cross-Border Cooperation - UNIV.E.R-U

Code EMS ENI 2SOFT/1.1/115

General information

Project description

The project "Educational University Romanian-Ukrainian Cross-Border Cooperation - UNIV.E.R-U" that the two partners propose, USV Suceava and ONPU Odessa, proves relevance to the programme area in terms of common challenges and opportunities addressed through the general and specific objectives intended to acquire. Therefore, the development and improvement of the Higher Education System in the programme area by cross-border cooperation in the direct benefit of Suceava and Odessa students, academic communities and Romanian/Ukrainian minorities, will further increase the capacity of the people in the two border communities to understand the world around them and to have a high adaptability to the nowadays increasing dynamic.

Objectives

The main goal of the project is focused on providing and improving the mechanisms, methodologies, concepts and tools that may ensure sustainable bilateral cooperation of the leading universities in the program area (USV and ONPU). Successful implementation of this project will make a significant contribution to the implementation of the program indicators. Proceeding from the fact that both universities are harmoniously complementary, in this project they will expand their capabilities, thanks to the use of best practices. The creation and active work of contact centers will provide additional opportunities in research and training for the entire range of target groups.

Improving the communication and cooperation between academic/research staff from Romanian and Ukrainian universities in the programme area by creating sustainable channels for information exchange in the field of education during the project. The objective can be reached by activities of joint planning and joint development of educational strategies, exchanges of experience, transfer of good practices between institutions from both sides of the border for increasing the effectiveness of education and developing and applying innovative educational methods, also, through the activities of the two centers proposed to be created in each university.

To improve the two partner universities educational quality in relation with long term cross-border cooperation in higher education field by improving strategies and transfer of good practices until the end of the project.


The objective can be reached by activities developed for the first objective, namely, of joint planning and joint development of educational strategies, exchanges of experience, transfer of good practices between institutions from both sides of the border for increasing the effectiveness of education and developing and applying innovative educational methods; Moreover, the development and implementation of the partnership between the two education institutions from both sides of the border to encourage classes attendance and students involvement, also to develop extra-curricular activities that will become attractive long-term curricular activities will bring a significant benefit to this objective.

To promote the cross-border cooperation and mutual awareness between Romania and Ukraine by building long term cooperation structures and involvement of stakeholders until the end of the project.


The activities that will sustain this objective are focused on the joint work on the two universities strategies, on the transfer of good practices in all the meetings of the joint groups formed in the project, round table, conferences and the summer/winter schools organized in the two cross-border areas, Suceava and Odessa.

The target groups are similar on both sides of the border: USV and ONPU students, USV and ONPU academic / research staff, Romanians or Romanian-speakers from Ukraine and Ukrainians or Ukrainian-speakers from Romania, especially young people active - students or prospective students.

Project outputs /results

120 trained students in the framework of the project that will have skills improved to be more adequate for the labour market;
More than 10,000 students will be able to access information and assistance on opportunities to participate in bilateral cooperation, mobilities, research, additional training and so on, therefore, improved accessibility to different educational tools and programmes;
30 persons from academic/research staff will directly work on mechanisms, methodologies, curricula development, concepts and tools by experience exchange and transfer of good practices, therefore increasing the quality of education programmes available in the programme area;
The results of the work of the previous group will be disseminated to their colleagues, at least 700 persons hired as academic/research staff in the two universities, multiplying the effect of increasing the quality of education programmes available in the programme area on long-term basis;
Romanian/Ukrainian national minorities - on both sides of the border will have the opportunity of additional education in higher education institutions in their native language - at least 10 young people directly involved in the project, improving accessibility to education of these groups.
At least 15 universities from the program area will receive informational materials and manuals on possible cooperation in the field of education and introducing innovations in the program area.
At least 10 representatives of media and non-governmental organizations from Romania and Ukraine border area interested in the project activities that will receive and disseminate information about the project and/or can attend part of the activities (at least 5 from Ukraine and 5 from Romania), that will contribute to the improvement of the accessibility to education making information spread/available.

News

Romanian language courses in the OPSU

15.09.2021

The Romanian Language Lectorate of the Ștefan cel Mare University within the Odessa Polytechnic  State University organizes Romanian language courses (levels A1 and A2) in the school year 2021-2022.

International Summer School UNIV.E.R-U in Odessa

10.09.2021

From September 6 to 10, 2021, the International Summer School was held in Odessa within the project Educational University of Romanian-Ukrainian Cross-Border Cooperation - UNIV.E.R-U (EMC code ENI 2SOFT / 1.1 / 115). The event was organized by the team of Odessa Polytechnic State University in partnership with the leading project partner of the Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava with the financial support of the Joint Operational Program Romania-Ukraine 2014-2020.

Start of the International Summer School in Odessa

06.09.2021

On September 6, 2021, the International Summer School was opened in Odessa

Update the date of the Summer School

20.08.2021

The 1st session of the Summer school was canceled due to administrative issues with the organization of the UNIVER-U Summer School
All participants of the 1st session were automatically registered to participate in the 3rd session
 

Issue №4 of the quarterly newsletter "UNIV.E.R-U" (June 2021)

30.06.2021

UNIV.E.R-U project team offers you issue №4 of the quarterly newsletter.

ODESSA SUMMER SCHOOL 2021

The UNIV.E.R-U team announces the launch of the selection call for participation in Odessa Summer School. 

Happy Easter!

02.05.2021

We wish you and your family a renewal of life, love and happiness.
We hope that this Easter holiday will fill your home with peace, joy and lots of colorful Easter eggs.
Happy Easter!

Best regards, UNIV.E.R-U project team

We joined to Newsletter by ENI CBC Romania-Ukraine 2014-2020

09.04.2021

You can read updated figures about ENI CBC Romania-Ukraine 2014-2020 projects, some interesting facts from the first project which ended its activities and how students in Romania and Ukraine interact via cooperation projects!
 

Students feedback about Winter School

Read the reviews and experiences of participants of the Winter School

Start of the International Winter School [CON]ACTION-Student convention on cross border action

On March 15, 2021, the Winter School [CON]ACTION-Student convention on cross border action within the framework of the UNIV.E.R-U project started.

The selection of participants for the Winter School 2021 continues

On February 18, 2021, specialists of the Romanian-Ukrainian Center for Border Cooperation met with students on the topic of the Winter School and the participation of ONPU in international projects and programs.

WINTER SCHOOL 2021

UNIV. E. R. - U team announces the launch of the selection call for participation at the Winter School

Issue №3 of the quarterly newsletter "UNIV.E.R-U" (February 2021)

15.02.2021

UNIV.E.R-U project team offers you issue №3 of the quarterly newsletter.

Happy New Year 2021 and Merry Christmas

22.12.2020

Happy Holiday season and a peaceful and prosperous New Year 2021!

The project team UNIV.E.R-U wishes you peace, joy and prosperity throughout the coming year.
Thank you for your continued support and partnership.
With warm and friendly wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Bright and Happy New Year!  

"Beyond the borders: words from images" - celebration of the European Cooperation Day

19.10.2020

The UNIV.E.R-U project team with the participation of students and academics from the “Stefan Cel Mare” University Suceava and Odessa National Polytechnic University joined the celebration of the European Day 2020 (EC Day) in October.

Issue №2 of the quarterly newsletter "UNIV.E.R-U" (October 2020)

13.10.2020

UNIV.E.R-U project team offers you issue №2 of the quarterly newsletter.

#CROSSBORDERCOOPERATION - webinar for Romanian and Ukrainian students

13.10.2020

The #CROSSBORDERCOOPERATION webinar on cross-border cooperation and EC Day started on October 13 at 11:00. Students of  USV and ONPU, representatives of the UNIV.E.R-U project team and a special guest from the Regional Bureau for Cross-Border Cooperation in Suceava were invited to the event.

European Cooperation Day 2020 - 30 years together

31.08.2020

European Cooperation Day (ECDay) is celebrated throughout Europe and the border regions on September 21. On this day and in the period closest to this date, joint events and information campaigns are held in the EU border areas in order to celebrate the achievements of joint European projects and highlight the changes for the better that have been achieved thanks to these projects.
 

Issue №1 of the quarterly newsletter "UNIV.E.R-U" (June 2020)

03.07.2020

UNIV.E.R-U project team offers you the first issue of the quarterly newsletter.

1st press conference in Odessa

13.03.2020

On February 26, 2020, a press conference was held in Odessa to launch the project of cross border cooperation Ukraine and Romania “Educational University of Romanian-Ukrainian Cross border Cooperation - UNIV.E.R-U” No. 2SOFT1.1.115.

New Opportunities for Romanian-Ukrainian Cross-border Cooperation

03.03.2020

The joint project “Educational University of Romanian-Ukrainian Cross-border Cooperation - UNIV.E.R-U” No. 2SOFT1.1.115, launched on January 2, 2020, provided a powerful impetus for the cross-border cooperation between Ukraine and Romania.
 


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