Recently the university received a positive response from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) regarding grant support to the Research Center for Regional Security for 2020. The financial support of 6,000 Euro will go to the Center's institutional support in conducting regional security studies as well as the level of NATO support; information and advisory support for researchers, students, and everyone interested in security and NATO. Project manager – Ph.D. in Political Science Mykola Nazarov.

Translation training and resource center “LinguoStar” of the Department of German Philology conducts the quarantine training courses and provides translation services to all interested in distance mode.

“The specialists of the center work in the online format. All additional educational services, planned for March-April, are completely carried out using specialized software for organizing web-conferences, online meetings, webinars, namely: Google Meet, Zoom, Skype", - Olha Zhulavska said, the Director of Translation Training and Resource Center "LinguoStar".

Representatives of Sumy State University distinguished themselves at the All-Ukrainian students’ scientific works competition. 26 prize places are the first achievements of SumDU students.

Six studies of young scientists have won the first prize. The best in Ukraine are the works of competitors from SumDU in the following areas: "Power Engineering", "Administrative Law and Procedure; Financial Law; Information Law", "Economics and Economic Policy", "Actual Problems of Cooperation with the European Union", "Banking", "Management of Financial and Economic Security".

Due to national quarantine, the Legal Clinic of SumDU works in distance mode. The current information on the law topics can be found on the website of the Legal Clinic and on the Facebook page

Sumy State University continues the project of virtual education within the course “Strategic Management” (teacher Hanna Shvindina). There are webinars on topical issues in the sphere of strategic management and decision making planned for the next 5 weeks. The partners of the project are the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) and Whitefield Business School (Mauritius). The next session is on April 9th, starts at 13.25 PM. To join the meeting go to the link at Google Hangouts Meet Webinar language – English.

From March 31st to April 3rd the Marketing Department of Oleg Balatskyi Academic and Research Institute of Finance, Economics and Management organized webinar-workshops for teachers and postgraduates of different majors and faculties within the program of professional development from the Center of Human Resources Development of SumDU.

SumDU scientists in quarantine conditions have an opportunity to conduct research through methods of scanning electron microscopy, transmission electron microscopy, x-ray microanalysis, x-radiography, spectrophotometry and chromatography with the help of the Centre of core facilities “Laboratory of material science of solar power system, sensor and nanoelectronic systems”.

The first live stream took place on April 1st on the subject of “The experience of online learning technologies: what is available to the teacher today?” that was conducted by Hanna Shvindina, the Head of the Management Department of Oleg Balatskyi Academic and Research Institute of Finance, Economics and Management. In order to make the stream #SumDU_live more interactive, the speaker contacted its participants via two platforms: Facebook and Hangouts Meet.

Specialists of the Departments of Infectious Diseases with Epidemiology and Paediatrics of the Medical Institute of SumDU created the standard of drug-induced administration provided for the treatment of patients of middle and severe acute of COVID-19. Guidelines are approved by the Department of Public Health of Sumy Regional State Administration.

Translator students of the Department of Germanic Philology of SumDU won in the IV International student translation contest “Translation as a tool for updating ethno-lingual images of the world”, results of which were summed up online on March 26th on the base of the Faculty of Foreign Philology of the National Pedagogical Dragomanov University.