From February 6 to 9, 2018 our university together with the Academy of Sciences of Higher School of Ukraine, which includes 400 doctors of science – professors from many leading universities in Ukraine, and the Egyptian South Valley University organized and held in Egypt an international conference “Worldwide problems of higher education in the 21st century “.

One of the main topics was the problem of ensuring the quality of higher education, the credibility of accreditation organizations and the confrontation of corruption in the system of higher education, accreditation and evaluation of the real quality of education and the professional qualifications of university graduates.

At the conference it was stated that in order to ensure the effective self-regulation of the academic quality of national higher education systems through accreditation, certification of the real quality of organizations responsible for higher education and prevention of negative phenomena of abuse and corruption in the accreditation process, it is necessary the close interaction between the international accreditation organizations and the inclusion in the national accreditation agencies of well-known foreign experts, representatives of the public and mass media.

The conference recommended the following: a) To develop and publish proposals to ensure the effective self-regulation of the academic quality of the national higher education systems of Ukraine and Egypt through independent accreditation and democratic open professional certification of the real quality of organizations responsible for higher education; b) In order to prevent the negative phenomena of abuse and corruption in the accreditation process, it is considered necessary to closely co-operate with international accreditation organizations as well as the inclusion in the national accreditation agencies of well-known foreign experts, representatives of the public and mass media.

A few photos about the conference in Egypt (the city of Hurghada) are attached.

With deep respect and gratitude to all our professors and students,

Oleksandr Romanovskyi,

UACU rector

Governor of the Red Sea Governorate – General Ahmed Abd Allah – a member of the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt.

Performed the anthems of ARE and Ukraine. At the Presidium of the Conference from right to left: a representative of the Charity Fund Petro Poroshenko, dean of the Faculty of Foreign Philology of the National Pedagogical University named after MP Drahomanov, professor A.A. Zeretskaya; Vice President of the South Valley University of Egypt, Dr. Mahmoud Khodary; Governor of the Red Sea Governorate – General Ahmed Abd Allah; Deputy Head of the Ukrainian Diplomatic Mission in the ARE, Advisor to the Ambassador of Ukraine to the ARE Ye.I.Zhupeyev; President of the Academy of Sciences of the Higher School of Ukraine, member of the Collegium Board of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, professor O.G.Nakonechnyi.

The President of the Academy of Sciences of the Higher School of Ukraine, member of the Collegium Board of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine professor O.G.Nakonechnyi makes a report.

The participants of the International Conference listen to the reports of Ukrainian scholars.

Participants from Ukraine and Egypt at the Conference.

Participants from Ukraine and Egypt at the Conference.

Participants from Ukraine and Egypt at the Conference.

Participants from Ukraine and Egypt at the Conference.

A group photo of participants of the Conference, together with the Governor of the Red Sea Governorate, General Ahmed Abd Allah.

Meeting of the organizers of the International Conference with the Ambassador of Ukraine to the ARE G.G.Letyi. On the photo  from left to right: general manager of the hotel complex NUBIA, Mr. Hussein Hassanein; vice-rector of the Ukrainian-American Concordia University, professor Julia Romanovska; rector of the Ukrainian-American University Concordia, professor Oleksandr O. Romanovskyi; Ambassador of Ukraine to the ARE Gennadiy G. Letyi; a representative of the Charitable Foundation Petro Poroshenko, dean of the Faculty of Foreign Philology of the National Pedagogical University named after MP Drahomanov, professor AA Zeretskaya; president of the company KASSIM, chairman of the board of directors of hotel complexes NUBIYA and LE PASHA, Dr. Sayed Kassem Shakravi.