Донецький національний університет імені Василя Стуса Internal academic mobility

Internal academic mobility

At the beginning of 2016, Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University approved the “Regulation on the exercise of the right for academic mobility of domestic and foreign participants in the educational process at Donetsk National University”.

The selection of potential candidates for Internal Academic Mobility Programs is done by the Internal Academic Mobility Council.

During September and November 2016–2017 the Board of Internal Academic Mobility decided to select and send 40 students of the Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees of Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University to have an academic mobility internship at Ivan Franko National University of Lviv within the framework of the project «European Development of Donetsk National University in Vinnytsia 2016» supported by the Renaissance Foundation and with the assistance of the Institute for Social Research and Policy Analysis.

Also 2 Bachelor students participated in the international summer school «Sharing European integration know-how and CBC experience between Slovakia, Norway and Russia with Ukraine».

The Board of Internal Academic Mobility approved two internship programs: an internship program for Bachelor students of all specialties within the framework of Vasyl’ Stus Academic Inter-University Mobility and Ivan Franko National University of Lviv as well as the internship program for Master students of all specialties within the framework of Academic Inter-University Mobility of Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University and Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.

The Board of Internal Academic Mobility in 2017 sent 7 students to the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv under the program of Internal Academic Mobility at Ukrainian Catholic University within the framework of the “Innovative Forms of Internal Academic Mobility” project of the «European Development of Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University in Vinnytsia 2016 ” supported by the Renaissance Foundation and with the assistance of the Institute for Social Research and Policy Analysis.

Faculty Number of Internal Academic Mobility Participants 2017-2018
(as of April 2017)
«Bachelor» degree «Master» degree Total
Faculty of Biology 5 1 6
Faculty of Economics 4 6 10
Faculty of History 16 2 18
Faculty of Foreign Languages 3 - 3
Faculty of Mathematics and Information Technologies 2 - 2
Faculty of Physics and Technology 2 - 2
Faculty of Philology 5 1 6
Educational and Scientific Institute of Chemistry 3 1 4
Faculty of Lawт 4 - 4
Total 44 11 55

In February 2017, 6 Bachelor students of Political Science and International Relations were engaged in the international winter school “Know-how on European Integration and the experience of cross-border cooperation between Norway, Russia and Ukraine” held in the village Poliana in Zakarpattia.

In total, 55 students participated in internal academic mobility (as of April 30, 2017), including 11 students of the Master’s degree and 44 students of the Bachelor’s degree.

A forward-looking target is to increase the number of participants in internal academic mobility and encourage the development of internal academic mobility programs for teachers of Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University.