The Double-degree programmee celebrates its 15th anniversary
Double-degree programmes of Artificial Intelligence Department have offered students of the department the chance to study in University of Jyvaskyla (Finland) and Vrije University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands)over a two-years period. The graduates have been awarded master’s degrees both of the EU Univerisity (e.g., in the field of “Web Intelligence and Service Engineering” in University of Jyvaskyla) and KNURE.
87 students took part in the programme. More than 80 students got MSc degree of University of Jyvaskyla (Finland) and Vrije University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands) in addition to the Ukrainian national degree. 27 students got European Union PhD Degree (19 – UJ, 3 – TUT (FI), 4 – VU (NL) 1 – KMi (UK)).
Directorate for Education and Culture of European Commission recognized the joint Ukrainian-Finnish Double-Degree programme as the best international programme in Finland and recommended to study its experience for key Ukrainian policy-makers in the field of education and science who worked on the higher education reform. In 2008 World Bank and European Training Foundation held seminars representing the experience of cooperation between the AI Department and its partner in Finland. That was the start of the collaboration between the AI Department and the Committee on Science and Education of the Parliament of Ukraine.