Academic mobility is an opportunity for students to study abroad at a foreign university for a certain period under certain conditions.
Main types of academic mobility programmes are:
credit mobility - obtaining credits based on the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System and/or relevant competencies or learning outcomes (these credits and learning outcomes are recognized by DSUM and are transferred in accordance with the Regulations on Academic Mobility);
degree mobility - studying abroad in order to obtain a degree of higher education, which is confirmed by an official document (Certificate). These are usually Master's Degree Programmes.
Who can take part in an academic mobility programme?
- students of all cycles of study (the advisable periods are the 4th and 5th semesters for bachelor degree and the 2nd or 3rd semesters for master degree);
- graduate students;
- academic staff.
How much does it cost?
The programs can be funded:
at the expense of international programs, organizations and foundations;
at the expense of higher education establishments;
at the expense of individuals or legal entities.
Undergraduate students, graduate students and teaching staff can either independently participate in mobility programmes or use DSUM agreements with partner-universities.
Currently, the agreements on academic mobility include:
Academic Mobility Program with the University of Genoa (Italy)
The Erasmus + programme allows undergraduate and graduate students of the University to study for one semester at the University of Genoa, and academic staff to take an internship at specialized departments and faculties of the Italian partner.
Academic mobility programme with the University of Salerno (Italy)
The Erasmus + programme allows undergraduate and graduate students of DSUM to study for one semester at the University of Salerno, and academic staff to take an internship at the related departments and faculties of the Italian partner.
Academic Mobility Programme with the University of Economics, Varna (Bulgaria)
The Erasmus + programme allows undergraduate and graduate students of DSUM to study for a semester at the University of Economics in Varna, and teaching staff to undertake an internship at the related departments and faculties of the Bulgarian partner.
Students’ Feedback on participating in mobility programs:
Full-time undergraduate students and graduate students of all fields of study are invited to participate in the international academic mobility programs.
For those undergraduate students and graduate students who would like to
participate in the selection process, the following documents have to be prepared and sent to the email: email@example.com - the International Relations Office:
1. CV (in English) in which the following information must be provided:
- full name;
- faculty, year of study, group, speciality, specialization;
- achievements in scientific work/participation in scientific conferences, round tables etc.;
- describe participation in the social/students’ life of the University;
- indicate interests and hobbies;
- address, contact phone, email.
2. Motivational essay (max. 500 words, in English).
3. Reference Letter from the head of the department or the dean of the faculty.
The following will be taken into account when selecting the candidates:
- the level of English language proficiency;
- the level of academic success;
- participation in scientific conferences and social life of the university
- your personal motivation.
Erasmus + National Office in Ukraine
State or Government Scholarships (see their websites)
Scholarship programmes, financial aid from foreign Universities (see their websites)
Aupair / Work & Travel / Volunteers / Summer Schools
The Center of International Relations Office is always ready to provide advice on participating in academic mobility programmes and finding other interesting projects and scholarship opportunities.
For further information, please, visit our Office at Karpinskogo Str., 58, room 307 or write us an email firstname.lastname@example.org