On 23 September 2019, the rector of the University of Economics in Bratislava, Prof Ferdinand Daňo signed an agreement on a double degree programme between the EUBA and the Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman (KNEU). The document was signed in the presence of Mr Yuriy Solodkovsky, dean of the Faculty of International Economics and Management. Mr Oleksandr Fedirko, head of the Department of European Economy and Business, Faculty of International Economics and Management was also present at the meeting. In addition to the Rector, the EUBA was represented by Mr Boris Mattoš, vice-rector for international relations and Mr Rudolf Kucharčík, dean of the Faculty of International Relations.
The double degree programme will be jointly implemented by the EUBA’s Faculty of International Relations and the Faculty of International Economics and Management of KNEU. The agreement was signed for the master’s degree programme Economic Diplomacy. The document is a follow-up to the Framework Agreement on Cooperation between the EUBA and the KNEU concluded on 27 May 2016.
Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman was founded in 1906, has 8 faculties, 10,000 students, 1000 teaching staff. It provides several degree programmes in English, some also based on double degrees.
EUBA is currently implementing a total of 15 double and joint diploma agreements with international universities. EUBA faculties implement double and joint degree programmes on bot bachelor’s and master’s level with 10 partner universities in 9 countries in Europe (UK, Germany, France, Czech Republic, Latvia, Bulgaria, Ukraine) and Asia (China, Thailand).