Post Date:
04 May 2022

On April 28, within the framework of the all-Ukrainian program "Solidarity Initiative", an extended online meeting of representatives of Sumy State University and the University of Liverpool was held to discuss prospects for future cooperation in the status of universities-brothers.

SumDU representatives acquainted colleagues with scientific and educational potential, the system of student education and staff advanced training, invited Liverpool scientists to participate in international conferences organized by SumDU, as well as to jointly publish materials in our scientific publications indexed by Scopus databases and Web of Science.

The intentions of the parties include joint implementation of educational programs, academic exchanges and academic mobility programs, joint research, access to modern laboratories, online courses and other resources for students, teachers and researchers.

"Such cooperation is valuable and useful for us because we know how high the level of higher education in the United Kingdom is and we strive to adopt this experience and further develop our university", Kostiantyn KYRYCHENKO said, the Head of the International Cooperation Department.

Representatives of the University of Liverpool expressed their support for colleagues from SumDU and readiness for fruitful long-term cooperation.

Rector of SumDU Vasyl KARPUSHA thanked his British colleagues, the people of Britain for their support in difficult times for Ukraine. "Our peoples have a lot in common, we share common spiritual values ​​and traditions. I am confident that our cooperation will contribute to the further integration of the academic community and the internationalization of higher education in Ukraine and the United Kingdom", the rector said.

For information. The University of Liverpool is one of the 20 best free universities in the United Kingdom, a member of the Russell Group, ranked high in international rankings (ARWU - 101-150; THE - 178, QS - 189), some of the graduates are nine Nobel Prize winners. It enrolls 33,000 students in more than 450 programs. It has a wide range of teaching and research in a variety of fields, and the University of Liverpool Medical School, founded in 1835, is one of the largest medical schools in the United Kingdom.