Participation of PskovSU in international scientific and educational projects is one of the important areas of international activities of the university. Participation in the projects lets the university form effective partnerships with universities around the world, provide its innovative development, increase competitiveness and export potential of educational technologies and programs of the university, develop international educational programs and training of specialists, and also implement programs of academic mobility of faculty, students and staff of the university.

One of the important areas of cooperation with foreign partners of PskovSU is a joint research and implementation of scientific and educational projects. Funding of the projects is carried out in the framework of international programs. The aim of such projects is to raise financial resources for implementation of scientific ideas and promotion of research results at the international level.

PskovSU possesses significant empiric experience accumulated in implementing and supporting international projects within cross-border cooperation programs, initiatives of the Council of the Baltic Sea States and the Nordic Council of Ministers, programs of the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD, the Swedish Institute etc. More than 30 projects have been successfully implemented by PskovSU for the period of 5 years. At present, the university is a part of a number of large international projects, such as EuroFaculty-Pskov (Council of the Baltic Sea States), Environmental Governance for Environmental Curricula (Tempus), ERANET-MUNDUS: European-Russian Academic Network and ERANET PLUS (Erasmus Mundus) etc.

 International scientific and educational projects of PskovSU

Project

Sources of Finances

Countries-Participants

1.

EuroFaculty-Pskov Project (II Phase)

Council of the Baltic Sea States, Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, DAAD

Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden

2.

Environmental Governance for Environmental Curricula

TEMPUS Program

Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, Spain, Slovakia, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Austria

3.

ERANET-MUNDUS: Euro-Russian Academic Network-Mundus

Erasmus Mundus program

Spain, Netherlands, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Slovakia, Poland, Russia

4.

ERANET: Euro-Russian Academic Network PLUS

Erasmus Mundus program

Spain, Netherlands, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Slovakia, Poland, Russia

5.

Mobility program between Pskov State University and Turku University of Applied Sciences

FIRST-program (Finnish-Russian Student and Teacher Exchange Programme)

Finland, Russia

6.

Mobility program between Pskov State University and the University of Turku

FIRST-program (Finnish-Russian Student and Teacher Exchange Programme)

Finland, Russia

7.

Tartu, Rezekne, Pskov: Green management for urban development and planning in EE-LV-RU border capitals (GreenMan)

Cross-Border Cooperation Program «Estonia-Latvia-Russia» in frames of European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument for the period 2007-2013

Estonia, Latvia, Russia