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The Ukrainian scientific and educational community is sincerely grateful to colleagues and partners from different parts of the world, who are trying in every way to help our citizens and, in particular, those seeking education. An extraordinary number of letters of support are also sent to the address of LNTU. Not only words of concern and condemnation of Russian aggression are heard from our colleagues, but also many actions are taking place to support the Ukrainian people in the confrontation with the enemy, as well as real humanitarian aid is provided and various programs are implemented for our youth.

There are many of such HEIs all over the world. Among them is Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University. On behalf of the professors and students, the Academic Council of Georgian HEI strongly condemns Russia's military aggression in Ukraine. The other day, an action in support of Ukraine took place in the courtyard of the University under the slogan "BSU for Ukraine". The university has also launched a humanitarian campaign to help Ukraine, in which anyone can take part. The event involves the gathering of medicines and other necessary items, hygiene and childcare items, underwear, clothes, etc. In addition, there is a donation of money for the purchase of the specified necessary products.

BSU representatives expressed their readiness to take an active part in humanitarian actions in support of the Ukrainian people, to hold events to support Ukrainian students, including accepting them at BSU and to promote the dissemination of objective information free from Russian propaganda.

The same position is followed at the Akaki Tsereteli State University, whose scientists and students join the general protests caused by Russia's large-scale war in Ukraine. The University provides various types of aid to Ukrainians and continues to collect humanitarian aid.

The University of A Coruña (Spain) strongly condemns the war, the invasion of Ukraine initiated by Russia. The University administration launched a hotline to attract students from Ukraine. The University community carries out various solidarity initiatives, as well as assistance in the field of health care, child protection, escorting and searching dwellings for Ukrainians and assistance with food.

Partners from Latvia provide extraordinary support. The Transport and Telecommunication Institute (TSI) expresses its readiness to help our students and their families. "We are also ready to support young Ukrainian scientists, therefore the Transport and Telecommunication Institute announces 3 grants that will fully cover the cost of the doctoral (PhD) program of TSI "Telematics and Logistics". Scientific or academic staff from Ukraine can apply for grants in the following priority areas of research: usage of artificial intelligence in logistics and transport tasks; computer vision; digitization of processes and digital doubles. Doctoral studies can be combined with academic activity," the HEI assures.

Riga Technical University (RTU), as a sign of solidarity with the Ukrainian academic community, offers support to postgraduate students of partner Universities and invites them to continue their interrupted by the war academic work at RTU. "RTU stands in solidarity with the Ukrainian people and is ready to support partner Universities in Ukraine by providing funding to Ukrainian graduate students to conduct doctoral studies and continue scientific work, despite Russian aggression in Ukraine. In this difficult time, we are with you," says the letter signed by RTU Rector Leonids Rybitskis.

RTU is convinced that such a step will not only support young scientists but also strengthen Latvian-Ukrainian cooperation in the field of education and science. In addition, the Ukrainian flag has been flying on the campus of Riga Technical University since March 1. It was raised as a sign of solidarity with Ukraine and support in the struggle for its land and independence. Students from Ukraine get a scholarship, and Ukrainian refugees are offered accommodation in University dormitories.

ISMA University of Applied Sciences in Latvia also offers help for Ukrainians. Anyone who wishes can fill out a form regarding the necessity for the education of schoolchildren, students, doctoral students, or the employment of teachers or researchers.

Ukrainians can also fill out an electronic form for help on the website of the BSA University of Applied Sciences in Riga. This Academy offers help in preparing official documents or issuing invitations, moral or psychological support, help in case of financial difficulties, and need for employment or paying for education. Citizens of Ukraine can apply for a Latvian state scholarship for study. In case of difficulties in obtaining letters of recommendation from Ukrainian higher educational institutions, the Academy will issue certificates of readiness to accept the student. The Academy provides 6 scholarships for doctoral studies in law and economics in order to support young researchers and scientists from Ukraine.

Our reliable partners from Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas are also ready to admit students and teachers who are fleeing the war in Ukraine. Like other higher education institutions in Lithuania, VMU has terminated relations with higher education institutions in Russia and Belarus. The partners invite everyone to join the support fund for Ukrainians: businesses, the public and caring people. The received funds are directed to scholarships for Ukrainians who come to study at VMU: the support covers their expenses for education, accommodation and settlement. If necessary, these funds can also cover students' living expenses. In addition, donors can provide students from Ukraine with financial support or their own products or services; they can create conditions for students to complete paid internships at their enterprises or organizations, giving students the opportunity to live independently while studying in Lithuania.

Saxion University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands is ready to help more than 250 students from Ukraine. HEI has an emergency fund, thanks to which students can get help. In addition, the region is looking at ways to offer long-term assurance, particularly for employment and internships.

The College of Logistics (VŠLG) in Přerov (Czech Republic) is also ready to provide all possible assistance to Ukrainian students and scientists. The College assures that it is taking and will take measures to provide effective assistance to the citizens of Ukraine, which has now become the object of open Russian aggression.


The universities of friendly Slovakia are also joining various real support measures. The University of Žilina (UNIZA) has opened an account to help Ukrainian students, the funds will be transparently distributed among applicants from Ukraine according to the decision of the rectorate. UNIZA continues to provide psychological support, accommodation and help with students' academic responsibilities. Currently, 136 students from Ukraine study at UNIZA, and several members of their families are also accommodated in the respective institutions.

Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava has taken a number of actions based on the demands and needs of students, among them: the appointment of scholarships; payments for the accommodation of applicants who suffered from war events; for all students affected by war, the University will try to assure students individual needs to continue their studies; providing opportunities for temporary residence, including for families with children; simplification of conditions for admission to the University; establishing a student hotline for assistance and coordination.

The Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) stands ready to support fellow professors, researchers, students and their families who are currently living in uncertainty. The Catholic University of Leuven community includes 100 students and 21 staff members from Ukraine, all of whom are offered support.


Our partners from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) have the same position. They condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine and take all their best to help students and scientists.

Our old good friends and colleagues from educational institutions in Poland are among those who provide the greatest support to Ukraine and LNTU, in particular, by offering various assistance options. Among such partners are: the Academy of Hotel Management and Catering Industry (WSHiG) in Poznań, Lodz University of Technology , Lublin University of Technology, Wroclaw University of Economics and Business, East European State Higher School in Przemyśl, Bialystok University of Technology, Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk, Higher School of International Relations and Social Communications in Chelm, State Higher School of Pope JP II in Biała Podlaska, University of Economics and Innovation in Lublin, WSB University in Toruń, the Kielce University of Technology, the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Higher Technical School in Katowice, Rzeszów University of Technology , the Bronisław Markiewicz State Higher School of Technology and Economics in Jarosław, WSG University in Bydgoszcz, Higher School of Entrepreneurship and Administration, Warsaw University of Technology, Maritime University of Szczecin, Jan Dlugosz University in Czestochowa, Poznań University of Technology, Gdańsk University of Technology and others.

Polish educational institutions provide support for Ukrainian refugees and asylum seekers, providing housing, essential items and food, free primary medical care, and organizing childcare activities.

Our partners are ready to provide material support of various kinds, including allowances, reduction of tuition fees and accommodation in dormitories for Ukrainian students and scientists. In addition, students have the opportunity to receive emergency financial assistance. The partners carry out a permanent raising of funds, food, medicines and necessary things for Ukrainians affected by the war.

Educational institutions have hotlines where students and researchers can appeal for help and find out about possible ways of support and educational and scientific prospects.

Detailed information on cooperation with foreign partner institutions is available at the International Relations Office of LNTU, 75 Lvivska street (room 220), +380 332 74 61 50

We thank our friends for their help and concern in the fight for common peace! Everything will be Ukraine!