According to the results of the 2020 competition announced by the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) of the European Commission, I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University will implement the EU Erasmus+ Project “Building Academic Capacity in Global Health in Eastern Europe – Central Asia Region (BACE)” . The National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy will also take part in it.
The project focuses on development and modernization of educational programmes in health care and environment, renovation of governance, management and functioning of higher education institutions that would promote strengthening of relations between the universities of Ukraine and other countries, as well as broadening of economic and social environment.
The project “Building Academic Capacity in Global Health in Eastern Europe – Central Asia Region (BACE)” comprises four components:
- Development of new training courses on global health.
- Building the capacity of global health research.
- Establishment of the Global Academic Alliance for Health Care in Eastern Europe / Central Asia.
- Implementation of a regional summer school in the Eastern Europe / Central Asia region on global health.
The coordinating partner of TNMU in the consortium of the higher education institutions for the Erasmus + grant proposal is the Institute of Global Health of the University of Heidelberg (Germany). Along with I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University and the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, the consortium also comprises universities of Norway, Georgia and Kazakhstan.
Ten projects involving 46 universities and other organizations from Ukraine have been selected for a total grant funding of over EUR 9 mln under the European Union Erasmus+ Programme for Capacity Building in the Field of Higher Education. Only three medical universities won in this competition. TNMU was selected for two projects. Their implementation begins in November 2020 or January 2021.
59 partners from 22 countries are also among the project teams that represent: 34 partners from 15 Programme Countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Estonia, Spain, Finland, France, Italy, Lithuania, Latvia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovenia; 25 organisations are from 7 Partner Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Republic of Moldova, Tajikistan.