Cooperation agreement has been signed by representatives of the Faculty of History and International Relations of Uzhhorod National University and the Czech Center
Opening of the classroom dedicated to Tomas Garrigue Masaryk as well as signing of a cooperation agreement between the Czech Center and the Faculty of History and International Relations of Uzhhorod National University took place in the premises of E. Balaguri Archaeological Museum of Uzhhorod National University on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. The Czech Center was represented by the head of the Center at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Kyiv, Doctor of Philosophy Radka Rubilina, the regional manager of the Czech Center in Kyiv Yevhenia Nesterovych and the coordinator of the Czech Center in Uzhhorod, Associate Professor of the Department of Tourism of UzhNU Lyubov Pavlyshyn.
The event was opened by the Dean of the Faculty Ivan Vovkanych: “I would like to emphasize that the educational and scientific cooperation between Uzhhorod National University and the representatives of the Czech Republic today shows only positive dynamics. In particular, our university cooperates with Charles University, University of Pardubice, Palacky University and South Bohemian University. Recently, five of our students started their internships at the University of Hradec Králové. The development of joint educational programmess, implementation of international projects, joint supervision of PhD thesis, joint scientific publications are undoubtedly the main areas of our further cooperation. It is positive that today we are reaping the benefits of our cooperation."
The head of the Czech Center at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Kyiv, Ukraine, Doctor of Philosophy Radka Rubilina said: “The main task of our centers in Ukraine is to build cultural, scientific and communicative bridges between the Czech Republic and Ukraine. We have 10 regional offices in Ukraine of the Czech Center in Ukraine. I believe that there is great potential in our cooperation. Today we are going to talk about some of our main projects: the opening of Tomas Garrigue Masaryk classroom, the newspaper published by our center and the project "Czech Heritage in Uzhhorod".
The most important steps to be taken to develop further cooperation have been discussed during the meeting. In particular, the project "Czech Heritage in Uzhhorod" can be interesting and useful for citizens. This international popular science project, in the implementation of which scientists from Uzhhorod National University are involved, is designed to update the information about the Czech historical and cultural heritage as an organic part of the modern urban landscape of Uzhhorod. The project envisages the development of an audiovisual route through historical and cultural sites and monuments of Uzhhorod built during the First Czechoslovak Republic, promotion of the importance of original historical sites, including Small Galagov, among the community, creation of leaflets depicting unique historical and cultural heritage, etc.