Victor Drel, Associate Professor of the Department of Commodity Research, Commercial Business and Products Expertise. Director of the Institute of Trade, Customer Services and Tourism, Luhansk Taras Shevchenko National University, visited Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University. Rector of BSU Merab Khalvashi, Vice Rector Inga Shamilishvili, the Dean of the Faculty of Tourism Rostom Beridze, and professors held the introductory meetings with Mr. Drel and discussed the Memorandum of Agreement, which was signed mutually by the parties. The cooperation envisages implementation of the exchange programs and research and educational projects. Through the MoA the high educational institutions will also collaborate for the development of the joint doctoral program, organization of the joint conferences, seminars, training courses and summer schools.
The Faculty of Tourism, BSU and the Institute of Trade, Customer Services and Tourism have planned to hold a joint summer school within the framework of the memorandum. The one-term exchange programs, to be launched shortly, will give the Ukrainian students an internship opportunity in Batumi.