On November 28, 2022, the final project meeting was held in online format within the framework of the implementation of the international project “Intercultural communication project “Japan-Ukraine” between the Otaru University of Commerce (OUC, Otaru, Japan) and the Ukrainian State University of Railway Transport (UkrSURT, Kharkiv, Ukraine) that took place from September 15, 2022 to November 28, 2022.
Project Leaders: Daniela Caluianu, PhD (OUC) and Viktor Bereznyi, senior lecturer (UkrSURT), Project Manager – Anastasiia Tokarenko, PhD student (UkrSURT)
Vladyslav Panchenko, Vice-Rector for Research and Education (UkrSURT), gave a welcome speech on behalf of the Ukrainian party. The aim of the project is to introduce and learn more about the traditions, culture and modern life of the friendly countries and universities. A separate aim is to inform and involve the world community in countering the Russian aggression.
The project participants prepared and delivered relevant presentations followed by an interesting discussion and exchange of ideas. The students had an opportunity to communicate with their peers from the distant country in the ZOOM breakout rooms.
Such events are aimed at expanding cultural ties between the two countries, strengthening academic cooperation and improving the image of the universities at the international level.
We hope for further fruitful cooperation between the academic and student staff of our universities