International relations department

International activities

    With the purpose of making new contacts and strengthening the existing relations between foreign higher educational establishments and ONEU, Department of international relations was organized at the university in 2004.

    The main activity of IRD is directed to the achievement of high international level, competitiveness of education and scientific researchers at ONEU, a wide integration of the university and regional system of higher education into international academic community, the development of an effective management system of international activity.

    Fundamental objectives of the department:

    • Preparation, support, coordination and realization of the international projects with the participation of ONEU, its departments, creative teams and individual executives.
    • Organization and administration of various training programs for foreign citizens in ONEU on the state basis, in the frame of bilateral agreements and on the contractual basis.
    • Organization and administration of ONEU international cooperation under contracts concerning partnership with foreign universities, establishments, firms and organizations.
    • Monitoring with a view of objective estimation of ONEU international activity; creation and handling of corresponding databases; development of the basic parameters, mechanisms, procedures, the rules for carrying out ONEU regular self-estimation, its departments, programs and staff –as the necessary element of the international activity.
    • Analytical activity in the field of perfection of management of the international activity of the university.
    • Preparation and holding conferences, seminars, meetings.
    • Information support of ONEU web-site in the field of international activity; preparation of intermediate and final materials, debatable reports on projects and programs.
    • Application of modern information technologies and their wide introduction into practice of administrative activity at the university, including creation and support of IRD web-site.
    • Registration of foreign technical and charitable help to the university.
    • Organization and carrying out of additional educational programs directed to the perfection of skills of practical use of foreign languages the staffs and students.
    • Provision of proper document circulation in the questions under competence of IRD, including the preparation of orders, signing of agreements and contracts, etc.

    Basic directions of activity of the International relations department

    • preparation and making agreements and contracts concerning the collaboration of the university with higher educational establishments and organizations of foreign states, practical realization of these agreements with other proper subdivisions of the university;
    • organization rendering services, related to the education of foreign citizens;
    • participation in organization, realization of multilateral and two-sided activities in accordance with the plans of international cooperation;
    • preparation and realization of international projects with the off-budget financing sources;
    • participation in the international educational and scientific programs and funds;
    • organization and conducting scientific and educational conferences, exhibitions, seminars, lectures on international topics, etc;
    • creation and conduct of database on funds, grants etc., providing consulting services for employees and students of the university, possibilities of financing related to the search at departure abroad for studies and internships;
    • registration of departures abroad for employees and students of the university.

    George I.ShubartovskyVice rector on scientific and pedagogical, educational work and international relations of ONEU +38 (0482) 32-79-16
    +38 (048) 723-11-81

    In 1967 graduated from Odessa machine-tool constructing technical school, in 1971 graduated from planning-economic department of Odessa institute of national economy. After serving in the army finished postgraduate study on the finance department and defended the thesis. Since 1976 was the assistant, the senior lecturer, the assistant to the dean of the Department of management, head of the chair, and since 1989 – was the vice-rector on economy and the international relations of Odessa National Maritime University (ONMU). Since 2001 till November, 2003 was Vice-rector of ONMU - director of Institute of retraining and international cooperation.

    Since 1993 till 2003 was the Head of Regional center of the international distance learning (Russia) and of Open British University (Great Britain) in the city of Odessa.

    Since January, 2004 has been the vice-rector of Odessa State Economic University.

    Has award " High achiever « of higher education of Ukraine ", a medal of Odessa regional council.

    The subordinated divisions:
    • The department of international relations
    • Student's club
    • Editor of the newspaper "Economist"

    ВМЗHelen N. ShkurakHead of international relations department of ONEU +38 (0482) 358160

    • Management and organization of work in the department of international relations.
    • Organization of work with foreign citizens, students and teachers who have arrived in ONEU.
    • Recruitment of foreign citizens to study in ONEU.
    • Organization and carrying out of exchange programs with partner foreign higher educational establishments.
    • Work with students of ONEU participating in a competition of exchange programs.
    • Registration of trips abroad for employees, teachers and students of ONEU.
    • Consultation on preparation of documents for receiving of visas with the purpose of training, participation in conferences, scientific training; consultation concerning work of Embassies of foreign countries in Ukraine.
    • Preparation and realization of international projects; preparation of reports to superior bodies.

    Iryna B. Shyrokaya Leading specialist of IRD +38 (048) 723-11-81 (fax)

    • Establishment of contacts with foreign citizens, wishing to be trained in ONEU, realization of legal support in registration of invitations, entry visas and documents.
    • Registration of documents and reception of foreign citizens.
    • Organization of work with foreign students coming to ONEU in the direction of ME and SU under contracts.
    • Organization of work with students and teachers of ONEU leaving for foreign business trips, foreign universities which are partners under exchange programs.
    • In proper time registration of foreign citizens on the territory of Ukraine.

Address: 8, Preobrazhenskaya str., room 125, IRD, Оdessa, 65082 Ukraine
+38 (0482) 32-79-16, 35-81-60
+38 (048) 723-11-81 (fax)