Recently a consortium of universities, including Ternopil State Medical University won an Erasmus + call with the project Innovative Rehabilitation Education: Introducing New Master’s Degree Programs in Ukraine. This was one of the five winning projects that have participants from Ukraine. Overall, 98 projects with Ukrainian participation were submitted for the call.
The consortium consists of the universities form Latvia, Poland, Finland, Lithuania, as well as the European Federation of Adaptive Physical Activity. Ukrainian partners include the National University of Physical Education and Sports of Ukraine, the Testing Center at the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Ternopil State Medical University, Lviv State University of Physical Culture, and Sumy State University .
Associated partners of the project are the Ministry of Health of Ukraine and public organization Union of ATO Veterans with Disabilities. The purpose of the project is to create develop and implement new Master’s programs in physical therapy and occupational therapy. The duration of the project is 3 years. The outcomes of the project are particularly important given the recent reforms in the field of medical rehabilitation in Ukraine.