The British Council together with the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine has implemented a three-year program of all-Ukrainian academic mobility "SAM Ukraine". This program is one of the components of the EU-funded programme House of Europe and was implemented over the period 2020-2022. 

SAM Programme aims to enhance people-to-people exchange, to promote inter-regional academic cooperation between universities and cultural dialogue among young people through short-term academic mobility within Ukraine. We also aim to allow such mobility to be organised and formally recognised as a part of a student’s degree programme. 

The program of all-Ukrainian academic mobility "SAM Ukraine" was planned to be held during 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 academic years. 

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Terms of participation

All Ukrainian higher education institutions with previous experience in Erasmus+ programme were welcome to apply.

Two higher education institutions, from two different regions of Ukraine had to apply on-line and submit a joint mobility project. Within the framework of participation, each partner institution was allowed to submit two online applications with two universities. The distance between the institutions had to be at least 200 km. 

Duration of the joint mobility project could range from four weeks up to one semester and had to be developed for adult students of 2-4 undergraduate courses of the partners Universities. Students had to be over the age of 18. The application had to include a detailed harmonization of specialties and curricula.  

The program covered: transportation costs, accommodation and living expenses for students as well as an administrative contribution to universities for administering those mobilities. 

The winners of the 2021 round

The following higher education institutions became our educational "pairs" for the 2021-2022 academic years: 

  • National Academy of Statistics, Accounting and Audit – Lviv University of Trade and Economics 
  • Pryazovskyi State Technical University – Kamianets-Podilskyi Ivan Ohiienko National University 
  • National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, NaUKMA – Ukrainian Catholic University, UCU 
  • Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University – National Pedagogical Dragomanov University 
  •  Izmail State University of Humanities – State Higher Educational Institution «Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi Hryhorii Skovoroda State Pedagogical University» 
  •  Odessa National Academy of Food Technologies – O.M. Beketov National University of Urban Economy in Kharkiv 
  •  Prydniprovska State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture (PSACEA) – Odesa State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture (OSACEA) 
  •  National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute" – Odesa Polytechnic State University 
  •  Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs (KhNUIA) – Dnipropetrovsk State University of Internal Affairs (DSUIA) 

The winners of the 2020 round

  • National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (NaUKMA) – Ukrainian Catholic University
  • State Higher Education Institution “Donbas State Pedagogical University” – SHEI “Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi Hryhorii Skovoroda State Pedagogical University”
  • Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv – Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
  • Borys Hrinchenko Kyiv University – Kamianets-Podilskyi Ivan Ohiienko National University
  • Higher State Educational Establishment of Ukraine "Bukovinian State Medical University" – Zaporizhzhia State Medical University
  • Higher Educational Establishment of Ukoopspilka “Poltava University of Economics and Trade” (PUET) – State Higher Educational Institution “Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman” (KNEU)
  • Vasyl` Stus Donetsk National University– State University “Uzhhorod National University”