From 14 to 24 May 2017, 3 representatives of the ORIPA NAPA under the President of Ukraine were in Berlin (FRG) to take part in the summer school “Europe: Integration and/or Disintegration”, which was carried out by Berlin Higher School of Economics and Law with the support of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The participants of the program consisted of 16 young Ukrainian specialists from Kyiv, Lviv, Kharkiv, Dnipro and Odessa, who were selected on a competitive basis. All activities were conducted exclusively in English under the guidance of moderators who were professors of German, Polish and Ukrainian higher educational institutions.
The associated professor of Law and Legislative Process Department Dr. Ielizaveta Lvova, worked as an instructor of the working group on the topic “Crisis and the Future of the European Union”. Moreover, Dr. Lvova participated in academic meetings and various dialogues with the European Commissioner for Security, J. King, at the European House in Berlin.
The full-time master student of the public administration faculty O. Stelmakh, and the PhD student K. Chabanova took part in scientific and educational events that were equivalent to 6 ECTS points. Within the framework of various educational events, the representatives of the institute:
- became familiar with the basic principles of the European Union and principles of European Integration;
- analysed the reasons and consequences of Brexit and the European migrant crisis;
- visited the main mosque of the city, where they took part in a conversation with a Muslim representative;
- visited the Bundestag and Bundesrat;
- took part in the round-table discussion on the European integration of Ukraine and characteristics of German-Ukrainian relations;
- visited the European Union Information Office in the city of Berlin;
- took part in a role-game on crisis management;
- had the opportunity to talk with the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the Federal Republic of Germany A. Przyłębski, the counsellor of the embassy of Ukraine to the Federal Republic of Germany O. Kozlovska, and the professor of the Berlin Higher School of Economics and Law O. Baller.
At the end of the international educational program, all participants received internationally recognized certificates.

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