Zaporizhzhia State Medical University continues to actively participate in the European Union's Erasmus+ project. Within the framework of the Erasmus+ program "KA1: Academic Mobility", Ms. Rūta Jurgelionienė and Ms. Danguolė Šakalytė, Erasmus+ Office coordinators of the Faculty of Medicine, Utena University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania), visited ZSMU.
A week of fruitful cooperation and exchange of experience has helped scholars of two universities better understand the specific aspects of teaching, the organization of the educational process and international cooperation.
During the meeting with the ZSMU Rector, Professor Yurii Kolesnyk, the Lithuanian guests noted the high level of educational material and technical base, modern innovative technologies that are being implemented at the university. They were greatly impressed by the equipment of the Interdepartmental Training Center and the Department of Human Anatomy, Operative Surgery and Topographic Anatomy. The Lithuanian colleagues noted the high professionalism and hospitality of the employees of the ZSMU University Clinic, as well as the European conditions in which students acquire professional knowledge, and the population of the region receives medical care.
Thanks to the international exchange, the Lithuanian guests have received a unique opportunity to visit the Regional Medical Center for Human Reproduction in Zaporizhzhia and to get acquainted with the peculiarities of treatment of various forms of infertility, as well as with the method and equipment for in vitro fertilization. They also discussed and compared regulatory and legal aspects of this medical technology in Lithuania and Ukraine.
They were quite interested to visit the Regional Clinical Children's Hospital and the Zaporizhzhia City Multidisciplinary Children's Hospital No. 5, which are the bases of the clinical departments of ZSMU.
Rūta Jurgelionienė and Danguolė Šakalytė noted that their acquaintance with ZSMU will contribute to the strengthening of international cooperation between universities for the benefit of future cooperation.
Leading Officer of the International Relations Department, ZSMU
29 July 2019