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Days of Ukraine in Lower Saxony

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Event promoting scientific collaborations

Focusing on exchange across borders: With the two-day conference “Days of Ukraine in Lower Saxony” at Leibniz University Hannover (LUH), the initiators intend to strengthen transfer between researchers from Ukraine and Germany. Guided by the motto “Advancing German-Ukrainian Academic Cooperation: United Science – United Europe”, the visibility of existing German-Ukrainian partnerships in Hannover and Lower Saxony will be increased. In addition to research projects, these partnerships include exchange programmes for students and administrative staff in higher education. Moreover, the event provides the opportunity to expand networks and to socialise in order to establish new collaborations.

The conference will be held at Leibniz University Hannover on Friday 30 September 2022, as well as on Saturday 1 October 2022 – in collaboration with Hannover Medical School and the German-Ukrainian Academic Society. Funding for the conference has been approved by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) within the scope of the funding line “Go East- Eastern Europe Days 2022” of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

Further information regarding registration and the programme can be found at https://konferenz.uni-hannover.de/event/71/overview.

In addition to exchange, the conference will address research activities in institutes and facilities of LUH in cooperation with refugee researchers from Ukraine. The finale of the “6th UKRAINET PhD Thesis Presentation Contest”, as well as musical performances of refugee artists from Ukraine will round off the conference while celebrating Ukrainian culture. The conference “Days of Ukraine” will be held as a hybrid format in order to enable all those interested to participate.

Eastern Europe is a key region in the internationalisation strategy of Leibniz University Hannover. LUH conducts innovative and research-intensive partnerships in higher education as well as numerous collaborative projects with Ukraine.