Finlandis interested in productive educational cooperation with Odessa University. Turo Mattila, the 2nd secretary of the Embassy of Finland in Ukraine stated this at the meeting with the rector of I.I. Mechnikov ONU Igor Koval.
“We will facilitate in informing the Finland party about the possibilities of Odessa University and in development of educational ties and partnerships between our countries”, - stated Turo Mattila.
“The University has been cooperating with higher education institutions and learning centers in Finland for over 40 years, in particular, with the University of Oulu in the field of theoretical and experimental physics”, - noted rector of ONU Professor Igor Koval.
Contacts with the Universityof Turku have recently become more active. In joined effort with this higher education institution ONU championed three projects within the Erasmus Mundus program. Today Odessa students successfully participate in internships in “the land of a thousand lakes”.
In the course of his visit the Finnish diplomat met with bachelors of the “International Relations” department of the Institute of Social Sciences of ONU and gave them a lecture about external policies of his homeland and the influence of Finland on the relationships between Ukraine and the EU.
The press-service of I.I. Mechnikov ONU