On April 12th, 2016 the cooperation between Dnipropetrovsk and Kaunas reached a new level. Now the legal basis for the cooperation between the National Mining University and Vytautas Magnus University is a bilateral agreement on educational sphere.
Meeting at the National Mining University
The corresponding document was signed by Gennadiy Pivnyak, the rector of National Mining University and Juozas Augutis, the rector of Vytautas Magnus University.
Signing of the Agreement
"Entering into the agreement will provide deepening and intensification of relations between scientific establishments of both cities and both countries exchange of experience, information technology in areas of mutual interests," G.Pivnyak said.
Juozas Augutis, Rector of Vytautas Magnus University
Gennadiy Pivnyak, Rector of National Mining University
The visit of of Lithuanian colleagues to National Mining University is preceded by the visit of prof. Lekis Sarunas, Dean of the Faculty of Political Science and Diplomacy of Vytautas Magnus University, in February this year. Ukrainian and Lithuanian side which still have been had only isolated cases of scientists’ cooperation on personal level, agreed on establishing of institutional cooperation.
Besides the rich working program, the guests visited the Museum of Geology, Museum of O.Polya History University, O.Honchar Center Culture, got acquainted with the academic programs and management philosophy of National Mining University.
Excursion to National Mining University
In the framework of the visit, was held the presentation of Vytautas Magnus University’s educational services for Dnipropetrovsk’s students, by Baltrenyenye Zina, director of the international department of Vytautas Magnus University. She told about the advantages of education at foreign university and diploma of the European standard. She also popularized the priority of education and professionalism in the modern world, informed the youth about the variety of directions and forms of studying at Vytautas Magnus University.
Presentation of Vytautas Magnus University’s educational services
Under the auspices of Vitaliy Pivnyak, Honorary Consul of Lithuania in Dnipropetrovsk the official meeting of Olga Horb, adviser to the Head of the RSA was held with representatives of the Lithuanian University in order to discuss issues of further cooperation between our countries.