Project's partners

1. University of Szczecin (Coordinator), US, Poland

2. Vilnius University, VU, Lithuania

3. National University of Food Technologies, NUFT, Ukraine

4. Institute of World Economy and International Relations, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, IWEIR, Ukraine


University of Szczecin

University of Szczecin as the coordinator a team of academic workers from the Microeconomics Department (MiD) (Faculty of Economics and Management) will be responsible for preparing and managing the project. Researchers working in the department are particularly interested in the following issues: microeconomics, human capital development, entrepreneurship, consumption structure, ecological aspects of the functioning of enterprises and socio-economic development, as well as the functioning of the labour market.As a consequence of its work, twentyfive monographs and three hundred articles have been published in international or Polish journals (those on the ISI list inclusively). Moreover, the MiD team organized 11 national and international scientific conferences. MiD workers carried out the projects financed from the State Committee for Scientific Research (10 in total) and two projects financed by National Bank of Poland and published 17 studies regarding economic practices with references in most cases to the functioning labour market. MiD closely co-operates with ministries, central and regional government organizations, e.g. The Institute of Labour and Social Affairs (IPiSS), industry and public administration, in the field of economic policy, regional planning and sustainable development of the country.

Vilnius University

The Department of Business Economics and Management (Kaunas Faculty of Humanities) has a wide range of experience in carrying out survey and empirical research on national and international levels, which were as a co-operative effort with the University of Latvia, Latvia; the Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic; the Institute of Transport Economics and the Royal Academy of Norway, Norway; Creighton University, the USA; Aalborg University, Denmark; Hamburg University of Political Sciences and Management, Germany; City University in Bratislava, Slovakia; University of Szczecin, Poland, to mention a few. The Department is responsible for the publication of the International Journal of Scholarly Papers "Transformations in Business & Economics" since 2002, which attracted partner-universities for co-operative editing and publication and is indexed and abstracted by ISI Web of Science since 2005. It has been a success ever since ( among CEEC scholars as well as world-wide:scientists from over 30 countries and 45 different scientific institutions have published their articles. The Department of Business Economics and Management has set its research priorities within the National Framework of "Factors of Business Environment" (2003-2013). This theme envisages an in-depth analysis of competition tools in selected Lithuanian industries, interface between marketing and logistics functions, employee turnover and enterprise competitiveness interface, and tendencies of migration of by workers to other EU countries after 1 May 2004.

National University of Food Technologies, Kyiv, Ukraine

The National University of Food Technologies (NUFT) is one of the biggest educational institutions in Ukraine involved in training personnel of specialists for all branches of the food industry. Graduates of our academy work in many Ukrainian cities, as well as in former Soviet Republics and foreign countries.
NUFT is a multi-profile higher educational institution of the highest, the 4th level of accreditation. In 2004, the Assembly of business circles of Europe (Oxford, England) has awarded University the premium of the «European quality» for successful achievement of the European standards of quality in providing the educational services. The same year NUFT became a member of the European Universities Association (EUA). The University is a member of the European federation of food science and technology (EFFoST), International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE), The Eurasian Association of Universities (EAU), The European Association of Universities which have signed the university charter (Magna Charta). NUFT is a full member of the thematic network consortium (ERASMUS 3 Thematic Network) «Integrating Safety and Environmental Knowledge In Food towards European Sustainable Development». Among 113 participants of the project there are practically all universities of the EU. Exchange of scientists on a regular basis is carried out between NUFT and Consortium for participation in annual international scientific conferences carried out in NUFT.

The Institute of World Economy and International Relations, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

The Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IWEIR) is a leading academic structure in the area of international economic research and in international politics. The IWEIR aims a lot of efforts at the advancement of international scientific ties, further integration to the world academic community. Academy institutions are engaged in quite a number of joint research projects under direct bilateral agreements with foreign research institutions and those financed by grants provided by numerous international science foundations and programs. Agreements have been concluded and intellectual contacts established with research centres of more than 50 countries of Europe, Asia and the Americas. Among them are academies of sciences of various countries, well-known research organizations, such as German Research Society (DFG), the National Centre for Scientific Research (CRNS, France), the National Research Bureau of Italy (CNR), the National Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), and numerous foreign universities as well. IWEIR has significantly advanced multilateral collaboration of the academies of sciences of the Black-Sea countries. Its great historical past and today's powerful scientific and R&D potential make the IWEIR a leading world research centre, enable it to maintain academic traditions and high standards in organizing its research activities.




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