General Information:

The International Cooperation Department (ICD) operates in accordance with the Laws of Ukraine, including:

  • "On Higher Education" (Section XIII "International Cooperation");
  • "On Scientific and Scientific-Technical Activity";
  • On Foreign Economic Activity;
  • and other relevant legislative provisions governing international and foreign economic activities in Ukraine.

The primary objectives of the Department are outlined as follows:

  • Coordinating the international dimension of the University's operations across all sectors, offering comprehensive support to departments for its enhancement.
  • Ensuring the advancement of international activities at Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute in alignment with the "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute Development Strategy for 2020-2025."
  • Enacting tangible initiatives to integrate the principles of the European Higher Education Area and the European Research Area into the operations of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute.
  • Implementing measures to boost the number of project proposals submitted by departments to international education and science programs, aimed at augmenting revenues for Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute from international sources.
  • Coordinating Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute's involvement in associations and partnerships with European universities, while also overseeing compliance with obligations.
  • Identifying, analyzing, and selecting proposals from foreign partners based on their investment attractiveness and feasibility.
  • Conducting negotiations with foreign partners and finalizing agreements, protocols, memoranda, etc.
  • Providing protocol support for international events.
  • Enhancing the internationalization processes within the University.
  • Coordinating and supervising the activities of the International Education Centre (IEC), organizing and facilitating the admission of foreign students to Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, and implementing measures to increase the enrollment of foreign students.
  • Incorporating international standards and project approaches into the international activities of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute.
  • Organizing efforts to ensure the presence of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute in international and national university rankings.

The Department relies on the contributions of specialized advisory and working committees operating on a voluntary basis, including:

  • Deputy Directors of Institutes and Deans of Faculties responsible for International Activities.
  • The University Coordination Council for Deepening Internationalization.
  • Coordinating Council for the Recruitment of Foreign Citizens for Studies and Collaboration during their Studies.
  • Working Group dedicated to improving the university's performance in global rankings.
  • Commission on Foreign Business Trips.
  • Secretariat of the National Nominating Committee of Ukraine for the Nobel Prize for Sustainable Development.

The structure of the department includes:

Department management

Vice-Rector for International Relations, Serhii SYDORENKO
Phone: +38 044 204 9199 Fax: +38 044 204 9150
Head of the International Collaboration Department Alla KOVTUN
Phone: +38 044 204 84 75
Head of the International Relations Office Andrii SHYSHOLIN
Phone: +38 044 204 8381
Head of the International Projects Office, Serhii SHUKAIEV
Phone: +38 044 204 80 19
Head of the International Activities Organisational Support Office Daiiana ILCHENKO
Phone: +38 044 204 9506
Head of the International Educational Rankings Office Yevheniia DOVHOPOL
Phone: +38 044 204 91 99