On the 3rd of April, 2013 the regional representative of the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD Michael Reichelt visited Odessa Regional Institute of Public Administration of the National Academy of Public Administration, Office of the President of Ukraine (ORIPA).
   Within the framework of his visit dr. Reichelt met the director of the Institute, dr. Mykola Izha. During this meeting, the representative of DAAD had the opportunity to get acquainted with the system of training of civil servants in NAPA and its regional institutes, the ORIPA structure and its main activities, the most significant achievements of the Institute's staff, as well as with the fundamental aspects of international cooperation.
   In addition to this, dr. Mykola Izha also highlighted dynamic development and high performance of professional partnership with the German partners, the importance of financial support from the German exchange service for the realisation of international programs and projects. In his turn, dr. Reichelt thanked for the opportunity to visit the institute and expressed his willingness to continue the mutually beneficial cooperation.
   Apart from that, dr. Reichelt held a presentation about opportunities for Ukrainian students to participate in internships and training programs in Germany. In his presentation the DAAD representative particularly touched upon main activities of the organization he represented, scholarships, grants and study programs, as well as gave an understanding of the applying process in detail.

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