28-29 November, 2016. The Erasmus+ Contact Seminar for the Eastern Partnership Countries organized by the Directorate General on Education and Culture of European Commission (DG EAC) took place in Kyiv, Ukraine.
His Excellency Hugues Mingarelli, Head of EU Delegation to Ukraine welcomed participants and highlighted key directions of cooperation. Volodymyr Kovtunets, 1st Deputy Minister, specified priorities for cooperation in higher education and did an overview of participation of Ukraine in EU-funded Programmes Tempus, Erasmus Mundus, Jean Monnet and Erasmus+.
During the planery session Claire Morel, DG EAC, covered all international actions of Erasmus+, with a particular focus on International Credit Mobility.
The event was punctuated by networking sessions and a series of 3 workshops addressing among other things recognition, application forms, selection & support to participants, and inter-institutional agreements.The workshops were moderated by the DG EAC representatives: Claire Morel, Kamila Partyka and Marlene BARTES in cooperation with National Erasmus+ Agencies and Offices.
Helpdesks on Jean Monnet, Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees and Capacity Building in Higher Education were organized.
The seminar gather over 250 representatives from higher education institutions (HEIs) from Programme Countries as well as from the Eastern Partnership region.
Target audience: HEIs who have limited cooperation and already benefited from Erasmus+ actions. Working language: English.
The participants were split in 4 fields groups: 1) Human and Social Sciences; 2) Life Sciences; 3) Physics and Engineering; 4) Mathematics and Computer Sciences to find partners during the networking sessions and had opprtunities to discuss ideas for further cooperation as well as challenges within implementation of current projects on International Credit Mobility.
Useful materials, readings, contacts of participants are available at Seminar web-site in relevant unit: https://contact-seminar-eap.teamwork.fr/en/reading
More pictures are available at: https://contact-seminar-eap.teamwork.fr/en/photos
The database of Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility and other Actions projects is available at: http://erasmusplus.org.ua/tempus-iv/novyny-i-baza-proektiv.html