On June 24, 2020, Andrii Maiev, Associate Professor of the Ukrainian and Foreign Languages Chair, visited the Alliance Francaise in Odessa and met with Acting director of the French organization Yaroslava Lezhentseva. During the meeting, on behalf of the director of the institute, the representative of ORIPA confirmed his readiness to develop a partnership with the Alliance Francaise and expressed hope for further cooperation in the new study year. In particular, the parties discussed the possibility of holding joint communication and cultural events, involving Alliance Francaise trainees in the educational process and intensifying contacts with the French Embassy in Ukraine.

On August 28, 2020, representatives of the institute took part in a seminar Disinformation as an instrument of hybrid warfare: aspects of its spread and possibilities to counter propaganda. The event was held as part of the project Information wars against Ukraine and other European countries: Lithuanias experience in tackling propaganda, and funded under the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania.