Partners

Border Management

State Border Guard Service of Ukraine

The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine – a law enforcement body of the state with independent status – is tasked to protect over 7,000km of state border and 72,000 square kilometers of sea. Approximately 40,000 staff work for the UASBGS, and it operates 244 border crossing points. In 2001, the Ukrainian border authority began a large-scale reformation that resulted in the reorganisation of the border troops into the State Border Guard Service with law enforcement status in 2003.

Since 2008, the border authority of Ukraine has abandoned military conscription, and its own recruitment centres were created to select the best candidates. The National Academy of State Border Service officers are trained both for service on the Ukrainian border and for work in law-enforcement agencies of Ukraine and other countries. Three training centres produce junior specialists in various fields. Army General Mykola Mychajlovych Lytvyn is chairman of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine.

www.pvu.gov.ua

State Customs Service of Ukraine

The State Customs Service of Ukraine is governed by the Constitution and laws of Ukraine, acts of the President of Ukraine and the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, orders of the Minister, other legislation of Ukraine as well as other instructions of the President of Ukraine and the Minister. Its main tasks are: to make proposals as to the development of state policy in the area of state customs practice; to implement state policy in the area of state customs practice; to ensure the protection of economic interests of Ukraine.

The Service has a workforce of almost 12,000. Within the structure of customs bodies there are 27 customs houses. Movement of goods across the state border is overseen at over 200 border crossing points. The Service was established in 1991 after the proclamation of independence of Ukraine. The Customs Code of Ukraine defines the foundation and implementation principles of customs practice in Ukraine, and regulates economic, organisational, legal, personnel and social aspects of the activities of the Customs Service of Ukraine.

www.customs.gov.ua

Border Police Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Moldova

The Border Guards Troops of the Republic of Moldova were created on June 15, 1992, and later, on April 23, 2005, it was reorganised into an independent structure – the Border Guard Service. The Moldovan border is 1,906km in length. The service operates 85 border crossing points in total, with staff numbers of approximately 3,000. The Border Guard Service is a central administrative authority, exercising its powers and promoting state policy in the field of state border supervision and control aimed to combat cross-border crime, including illegal migration, ensuring the interests of the Republic of Moldova and guarding the state border according to current legislation.

Hundreds of border guards accomplish their daily task to monitor and control the state border of the Republic of Moldova. Staff training is carried out at the National Border Guard College and the Military Academy ‘Alexandru cel Bun’, Department of Border Guards. Under the principles of good neighbourliness, the Border Guard Service of the Republic of Moldova has a fruitful cooperation with the border authorities of Romania and Ukraine, and other countries.

On July 1, 2012, a Law on the Border Police came into force according to which the Border Guard Service has been restructured into the Border Police Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Moldova.

www.border.gov.md

Customs Service of the Republic of Moldova

The history of the Customs Service of the Republic of Moldova began on September 4, 1991, shortly after the declaration of independence for the country. Today, there are 1,416 customs officers working at eight customs houses and 104 customs posts. The Customs Service of the Republic of Moldova is a public administration body subordinated to the Ministry of Finance which ensures the economic security of the state, promotes customs policiy and directly governs customs activity in the Republic of Moldova.

It ensures the economic security of the state through trade facilitation, security of the international circulation of goods and means of transportation, customs regulations observance, import and export duties collection, fight against customs fraud, and the implementation of international standards in customs clearance simplification. Since December 2009 Mr Tudor Balitchi has been the Director General of the Customs Service of the Republic of Moldova.

www.customs.gov.md

Civil Society

As part of the Mission’s comprehensive outreach strategy, EUBAM has to date signed formal partnership agreements, articulated in Joint Statements, with ten universities in Ukraine and two in Moldova. The Mission believes that a thorough engagement with the youth of Ukraine and Moldova – through visits to EUBAM field offices, open days, a lectures series, and participation in EUBAM summer schools – is one of the most effective ways of sharing EU values and confronting vital issues such as corruption.

UKRAINE

National University Odessa Law Academy

The National University ‘Odessa Law Academy’ was founded in 1997 as an independent educational institution. It is one of the leading higher educational institutions in Law in Ukraine, with more than 15,000 students who specialize in Law, Political Science, Intellectual Property, Consolidated Information and Public Administration. The President of the University is Mr Sergey Kivalov, also People’s Deputy of Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine, and Head of Verkhovna Rada’s Committee on Justice.

One of the main areas of activity of the university is international cooperation. In 1998 the university became a member of European Association of Universities. In 2006 it signed the Magna Charta Universitatum, while in 2008 it became a member of European Public Law Organization and received the European Quality Award pursuant to the Decision of European Council of Rectors. In 2009 the university became a member of European Association of Public Law. The university has more than 50 long-term cooperation agreements with leading European and American universities, as well as influential international governmental and non-governmental organisations. It signed a Joint Statement of Cooperation with EUBAM on 26 November 2010.

Web site: www.onua.edu.ua

Odessa National I.I. Mechnikov University

Odessa National I.I. Mechnikov University was founded in 1865, making it one of the oldest universities in Ukraine. The university prepares students for positions in business, government and non-governmental organisations in Ukraine and abroad. Mr Igor Koval, Doctor of Political Sciences and Professor, is the Rector of the university, which accommodates 15,000 students, including 500 PhD and 700 foreign students. The university has four institutes (Institute of Mathematics, Economy and Mechanics; Institute of Social Sciences; Institute of International Education; Institute of Innovation and Postgraduate Education) and nine faculties: Biology, Chemistry, History, Geology and Geography, Economics and Law, Physics, Philology, Philosophy, Romanic and German Philology.

The worldwide recognition of ONU as one of the leading Ukrainian universities is supported by its collaboration with almost 150 universities worldwide, and in projects such as TEMPUS-TACIS, and programmes such as INTAS, KNOW-HOW, SCOR. The university signed a Joint Statement of Cooperation with EUBAM on 1 February 2010.

Web site: www.onu.edu.ua

Press Service of Odessa National I.I. Mechnikov University: news.onu.edu.ua

Odessa State Economics University (OSEU)

Odessa State Economics University was founded in 1921 and is one of the leading higher education institutions of Ukraine, and a member of the European University Association. Mr Mykhailo Zveryakov, Doctor of Economics and Professor, is the Rector. OSEU offers degree programmes in the area of economics at undergraduate and post-graduate levels. OSEU has the following faculties: Economics of Credit, Financial Economics, Economics and Production Management, Accounting Economics, International Economics, Commercial and Distance Learning Faculties, Special Faculty for Professional Retraining, and Faculty of Pre-vocational Training.

The university is actively developing international cooperation with scientific and research centres all over the world. It also participates in various exchange programmes for university students and staff, and has numerous cooperation agreements with leading higher education institutions in Russia, Poland, Bulgaria, Italy, Germany, France, United Kingdom and USA. It signed a Joint Statement of Cooperation with EUBAM on 29 September 2009.

Web site: www.oseu.edu.ua

Odessa Regional Institute of Public Administration of the National Academy of Public Administration, Office of the President of Ukraine (ORIPA)

The Odessa branch of the National Academy of Public Administration was founded on 11 September 1995. It was subsequently renamed the Odessa Regional Institute of Public Administration. Dr Mykola Izha is the Institute’s Director. The National Academy of Public Administration, Office of the President of Ukraine, and its regional institutes play a central role in training and educating public servants and officials. The institute offers programmes in the following areas: Public Administration; ‘Public Health’ within the Public Administration Master’s Programme (distance learning); ‘Culture Administration’ within the Public Administration Master’s Programme (distance learning); Public Project Management; Organisations Management; Development of recommendations for the efficient work of the administrative bodies in the region; Public Administration and Project Management Research.

Ten Chairs ensure teaching and methodology: in Public Administration and Local Self-Government, European Integration, Economics and Financial Policy, Philosophy, Social and Political Sciences, Information Technologies and Administration Systems, Ukrainian and Foreign Languages, Law and Legislation Process, Public Health Care Administration and Valeology, Management of Organisation, Project Management. ORIPA is a member of the Network of Institutes and Schools of Public Administration in Central and Eastern Europe (NISPAcee), the Ukrainian Project Management Association (UPMA), the International Project Management Association (IPMA), and the South-East Europe Education Cooperation Network (SEE-ECN). It signed a Joint Statement of Cooperation with EUBAM on 4 March 2011.

Web site: www.oridu.odessa.ua

Odessa State University of Internal Affairs of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine

Odessa State University of Internal Affairs of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, founded in 1922, has undergone much change and reform, and is one of the leading institutions of higher education in the Ministry of Internal Affairs system today. Doctor of Law and Associate Professor, Major General Mr Anatoliy Voloshchuk is the Rector of the university. Over 5,500 cadets and students study at 18 departments of the university. Part-time or full-time students are able to obtain bachelors and specialists degrees in law enforcement related areas, such as criminal and traffic police, and inquiry and investigation.

The university cooperates with international police and educational organisations and participates in foreign projects concerning combating organised crime, human trafficking, trafficking in drugs, arms, etc. The students of the university can avail of exchange programmes such as the Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship Programme, Humphrey Fellowship Programme, Fulbright Scholar Programme, and DAAD Scholarship. It signed a Joint Statement of Cooperation with EUBAM on 16 February 2012.

Web site: www.oduvs.edu.ua

Lviv State University of Internal Affairs

Lviv State University of Internal Affairs is one of the leading higher educational establishments of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the western region. Its history starts in November 1939, when a military school was founded in Lviv. Professor Michael Tsymbalyuk, Lieutenant General and Doctor of Juridical Sciences, is the Rector. Nowadays, Lviv State University of Internal Affairs trains its graduates and post-graduates in law, law enforcement, organizational management, psychology, practical psychology, accounting, audit and finance.

The university is a recognised scientific centre in jurisprudence. International and national conferences, scientific and practical seminars and other such events are held here annually. There are three scientific schools at the university. The university has links with foreign educational establishments and organisations, including a number of foreign universities, and Hanns Seidel Foundation. It signed a Joint Statement of Cooperation with EUBAM on 14 May 2012.

Web site: www.lvduvs.edu.ua

Donetsk State University of Management

Donetsk State University of Management was established in June 1992. Professor Alexander Povazhny, Doctor of Economic Sciences, is its Rector. The university is a specialised institution aimed at preparing economists, financiers, sociologists, and other experts in the field of jurisprudence and management. More than 9,000 students and trainees, including 190 post-graduate and doctorate students, are enrolled at the university. The overall teaching staff of the university is more than 500, including 74 doctors of sciences and professors, 243 candidates of sciences, associate professors, as well as heads enterprises, associations, corporations, banks and businesses from the Donetsk region. 

The university has a wide range of international links and partnerships that enable its students and lecturers to participate in a global education and research network. These include cooperation with educational institutions in Europe, North America and Asia. The university works together with USAID, TACIS, ACCELS, IREX, Alliance Francaise, DAAD, Soros Foundation, Fulbright and many other international education organisations. On April 20, 2007, the university became a full member of the Eurasian Association of Universities. It signed a Joint Statement of Cooperation with EUBAM on 21 February 2012.

Web site: www.dsum.edu.ua

Donetsk National Technical University

Donetsk National Technical University is the first higher education institution in Donbas region and one of the first schools of its kind in the country. The university was founded in 1920. Professor Oleksandr M³naiev, Doctor of Technical Sciences, is the Rector of the university. The university conducts 36 courses for more than 20,000 students, who are trained by 1,300 teachers – many of whom are active members of research associations and academies.

Since its founding the university has trained more than 107,000 experts, many of them political leaders, company managers, and accomplished scientists. For progress made in the field of creativity development, Donetsk NTU was awarded a bronze medal at the Fourth International Congress on Engineering Education in the USA in 1995. The university’s contribution to the development of world engineering education was recognised in Krakow in 1998 with the awarding of a silver medal by the UNESCO International Centre on Engineering Education. The University signed a Joint Statement of Cooperation with EUBAM on 21 February 2012.

Web site: www.donntu.edu.ua

Donetsk National University of Economics and Trade named after Mikhail Tugan-Baranovskiy

Donetsk National University of Economics and Trade named after Mikhail Tugan-Baranovskiy was founded more than 90 years ago and is one of the leading higher educational establishments in the field of economics in Ukraine. Professor Alexander Shubin, Doctor of Economic Sciences, is the Rector of the university.

About 4000 full-time and 4,400 part-time students are enrolled at the university. Its structure includes the following subdivisions: the Institute of Accounting and Finance, the Institute of Economics and Management, the Institute of Foodstuff Industries, the Faculty of Marketing, Trade and Customs Activities, the Faculty of Hotel and Restaurant Business, Economic and Technological Faculty, the Institute for Post Diploma Studies, study centres in Simferopol, Lugansk, Mariupol, Krivoy Rog and colleges in Dokuchaevsk, Kramatorsk, Mariupol and Shakhtyorsk including Donetsk College of Technology and Design.

The university maintains good international relations through partnerships with a large number of higher-education institutions and enterprises of neighboring countries. The university has been taking part in the TEMPUS MODEP project with the aim of developing students’ international mobility and improving the quality of the study process, including partnerships with leading European universities. It signed a Joint Statement of Cooperation with EUBAM on 21 February 2012.

Web site: www.donduet.edu.ua

MOLDOVA

Free International University of Moldova (ULIM)

The Free International University of Moldova (ULIM) was founded on 16 October 1992. The university’s rector is the academic, Andrei Galben. Conceived as an alternative university, ULIM is a self-financed and self-administrated institution. Today, it is comprised of around 5,000 students studying in the following seven faculties: Law, Economics, Biomedicine and Ecology, Foreign Languages and Public Communication, Engineering and Informatics, History and International Relations, Psychology and Social Assistance.

International activity at the university is extensive. In just 15 years ULIM has signed more than 100 collaboration agreements with embassies in Chisinau, Bucharest and Kiev, as well as with higher education institutions. The university also cooperates with the following international organisations: EUBAM, OSCE, UNICEF, Council of Europe, International Monetary Fund, AEGEE, AIESEC, UNHCR, ILO, NORLAM, Lions Club International, and the Latin Union. It signed a Joint Statement of Cooperation with EUBAM on 9 September, 2009.

Web site: www.ulim.md

Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova (AESM)

The Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova (AESM) was founded on 25 September 1991. Since 2001, it has been headed by Grigore Belostecinic, PhD in Economics. The Academy is a modern university, divided into six faculties: Business Management and Administration; Economics and Law; International Economic Relations (IER); Finance; Accounting; Economic Cybernetics, Statistics and Computers.

More than 16,000 undergraduate, Masters and doctorate students study at AESM. AESM has built close cooperation relations with the French Alliance, Brauschweig Technical University (Germany), Grenoble Graduate School of Business, University Pierre Mendes (France) and others. The Academy participates in the exchange programme offered by the German Academic Exchange Service, and played an active part in the implementation of TACIS projects, alongside other universities of the EU. It signed a Joint Statement of Cooperation with EUBAM on 25 January, 2011.

Web site: www.ase.md

See also

 

National University Odessa Law Academy

Free International University of Moldova (ULIM)

Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova (AESM)

Odessa State Economics University (OSEU)

Odessa National I.I. Mechnikov University

Odessa Regional Institute of Public Administration of the National Academy of Public Administration, Office of the President of Ukraine (ORIPA)

 
 
 
 
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