Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University is an individual full member of the European University Association. It is also a significant learning, educational and scientific centre in Western Ukraine. The International Office started its official international cooperation in July 1977 when the Academic Cooperation Agreement with Saskatchewan University (Canada) was signed. Nowadays the International Office collaborates with more than 84 establishments of higher education in Europe, Asia, North and South America. International cooperation is annually expanded and improved.
Besides having an excellent opportunity to study abroad, undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students of Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University are enrolled in summer schools (Language proficiency, History, Archeology), commonly arranged by higher educational establishments and corresponding departments together with university-partners of Romania and Poland. Higher instituions facilitate students’ training at different Summer Schools in Chernivtsi, Suceava, Iaşi, Kraków, Rzeszów, Słupsk, Kielce, Novi Sad, etc. The university actively participates in international research and grant projects such as TEMPUS; Erasmus Mundus, Jean Monnet, cross-border projects, financed by the European Union. The International Office exerts itself in fulfilling Ukrainian and Romanian joint cross-border research projects having established contacts with Romanian partners and coordinating the application and project implementation processes.
The information on grants, summer schools and scholarships are available at : interof.chnu.edu.ua.
The university’s international activity is also promoted by a range of scientific centers, such as Ramon Gnatyshyn Canadian Studies Center, Center for American Studies, Anton Kokhanovskiy Eastern School for Polish Studies Center, Czech Studies Center, Slavic Studies Centre, Centre for Jewish Studies and Centre for European Studies. Ukraine’s business relationships with Canada, Poland, Czech Republic, Romania and Austria promote the development of the university’s international cooperation in educational area bringing it closer to the European education within the Bologna Process.
International cooperation forms and methods at Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University are constantly improving, in particular: students and postgraduates exchange for short-term and long-term studies overseas, teaching staff exchange for delivering lectures and scientific researches; common researches (including international scientific-educational programs); participation in scientific conferences, trainings.