International Activity - Petro Mohyla Black Sea State University

International Activity

Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University pays huge attention to the development and intensification of international relations. The plans of university development are adopted in order to respond to changes in the system of educational process in Ukraine and Europe and worldwide tendencies. Among the most perspective projects there are the opening of the Institute in Tbilisi as a part of structural part of PMBSNU and the creation of the Confucius University within PMBSNU in cooperation with our Chinese colleagues.

The University is recognized as the best university in Mykolaiv oblast by the UNESCO international ranking “Top-100 Ukraine”. According to international survey the University takes places in top-20 among the best 200 universities of Ukraine in recent years.


Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University is unquestionable leader in the quality and quantity of academic exchange programs for students and lecturers. Many of them got diplomas and undertook apprenticeships at the best universities from France, Germany, Norway and USA. 15 scientists and lecturers of PMBSNU were awarded with diplomas and medals of Honorable international scientific community Phi Beta Delta, USA.


The University has license to prepare foreign students from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Canada, China, Columbia, Georgia, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Moldova, Russia, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.


Every year lectures from many countries in the world give lectures and workshops at the University. During its existence more than 100 lecturers from Australia, China, France, Germany, Japan, Italy, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Southern Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and USA visit our University. We also invite famous foreign diplomats, scientists and politicians to give lectures at PMBSNU. We want to highlight visits and meetings with The Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassadors of Bulgaria, France, Germany, Norway, Poland, Switzerland, UK and USA.


The University successfully completed many projects supported by the Embassies of France, Germany, Norway, Poland, Switzerland and USA. Among the others there are summers schools, international scientific conferences and creation of European language centers.


PMBSNU has good and stable relations with such international organizations as:

  • Fulbright Program, IREX, Clinton Global Initiative University, Open Society Institute, Peace Corps, ACCELS, ALDEC, IREX, international honor society Phi Beta Delta, American Council on Education (ACE), Civic Educational Project CEP, Talloires Network (USA);
  • British Council (the United Kingdom);
  • Goethe-Institut, DAAD, Siemens, Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Robert Bosch Foundation, Europakium program (Germany);
  • Alliance française, Français à domicile (France);
  • Fellowship Program in Poland (Poland);
  • Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation (Italy);
  • Maritime Studies, Quota (Norway).
  • Tempus-Tacis (European Union).


PMBSNU is recognized worldwide as credible educational establishment. It joined the Bologna and Talloires Declarations. It is the member of American Council for International Education and Association of European Universities. The University has also applied for membership to the Eurasian Association of Universities was.


The main directions of International Relations Office activity are:

  • presentation of the University at the international level and international organizations;
  • search of potential partners, preparation and concluding of agreements on cooperation with foreign universities and organization of cooperation with them;
  • cooperation with Embassies and Consulates of foreign countries in Ukraine;
  • preparation of specialists (masters and post-graduate students) for our partner states;
  • participation in preparation and fulfillment of international scientific and educational projects and programs;
  • cooperation with foreign associations, trade unions and firms,
  • informational and advertising activity at the international level;
  • search for means of financing at international organs, associations and other organizations;
  • education of Ukrainian students, post-graduate students and researchers in foreign languages and their preparation for foreign business trips;
  • coordination of university department participation in international symposiums, congresses and conferences.


Alina Iovcheva
Head of International Relations Department, PhD in Political Science, Senior lecturer, PhD in Political Science
Education: Took part in numerous international academic exchange programs, for example: Robert Shuman Institute “Gender in politics” (Hungary), Human Rights Umbrella (Ukraine-Sweden), Humanity in Action (Germany, Poland), Conference “Reconciliation of Work, Personal and Private Life” (Republic of Serbia), “Eastern European Partnership” (Germany-Ukraine), “Political Mechanisms Providing “Green Economy” in Germany” (Germany), Erasmus+Ka107 etc. She is also the Head of the NGO “Together to develop” – a regional network of researches and professors of Universities in the South Ukraine, member of Ukrainian Association of European Studies.
Defended thesis:
2013 – defended thesis on the topic: “Gender equality in modern political processes of Republic of Serbia and Ukraine” for getting science degree “PhD in Political Science” on the specialty 23.00.02 – Political Institutions and Processes.
Research interests: gender balance in decision-making positions, political management on energy efficiency, political culture and mass media.


Boichenko Galyna Viktorivna
leading specialist at the International department, PhD in Historical Science, senior lecturer
Education and career:
In 2011 graduated from Petro Mohyla Black Sea State University and received qualification of political scientist-foreign affairs specialist, interpreter. In autumn 2011 Galyna became a postgraduate student of Petro Mohyla Black Sea State University at the speciality “History”. In summer 2013 Galyna visited Republic of Poland (Przemyśl and Warsaw) with a scientific visit. In spring 2015 Galyna defended thesis on the topic: “National policy of Republic of Poland in 1989-2012 (on the example of Ukrainian minority)”. In June 2015 Galyna got science degree “PhD in Historical Science”. Galyna participated in different international scientific-practical conferences. From 2013 Galyna works as a leading specialist at the International department of Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University. From 2015 Galyna is also a senior lecturer at the department of international relations and foreign policy.
Defended thesis:
2015 – defended thesis on the topic: “National policy of Republic of Poland in 1989-2012 (on the example of Ukrainian minority)” for getting science degree “PhD in Historical Science” on the specialty 07.00.02 – History.
Science interests: Ukrainian minority in Republic of Poland.
Telephone: (0512) 76-55-77


Miroshnychenko Svitlana Sergiivna
the first category specialist, student (the Bachelor of the Faculty of Economics)
Education: 2013-2015 – actively participated in Mohyla’s readings, Olviyskogo’s forum, online – conferences. In October of 2014 – participant of “Peacebuilding and conflict resolution”. She has participated in half-year educational exchange in Pomeranian Academy in Slupsk (Poland) in 2015. In the Summer of 2016 has visited the Forum “Climate Education”. She has organized environmental training “Sustainable development Goals” supported by Moldovan and German donors in September 2016.
She has finished internship in Local Government in 2016, helped better to understand Urban management.
Research interests: integration of ecology and economics, environmental policy and international relations.


Shpakovska Yuliia Andriivna
the first category specialist, student (the master in international relations)
Education: In 2015 got Bachelor degree at Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University, speciality “International relations”. Since September 2015 is a Master student of Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University for the same speciality.
Research interests: international relations, Latin America, Ibero-American region.


Berezovska Olena Anatoliivna
Education and Career: In 2014 graduated from Institute of Philology of Petro Mohyla Black Sea State University and received MA degree in Philology.From January 2015 to June 2016 worked as a Government officer with a XV rank.


Address and contacts of the Department:

Mykolayiv, 54003

10, 68-Desantnykiv Str.

Room# 5-104 (Main Campus)

Working time: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm


Tel./Fax: +3 (0512) 76-55-77

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On June 8, at 13:00 pm the system programming competition #CashCode with the money prize will take place in PMBSNU.



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