International Conference in Poltava

On the 11th – 14th of May, National Korolenko Pedagogical University hosted the second International Scientific Conference "The North Wind. The Nordic world in education, science and culture of Ukraine." The conference was attended by teachers and students of Scandinavian Gymnasium, representatives of the universities of Denmark and Sweden, scientists from all over Ukraine. During the conference, our delegation took a look at Poltava Pedagogical University and their students. The meetings were memorable, especially, communication with Margareta Sandvall, the Head of Swedish international education programs; Professor Eric Sandvallom, a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Stockholm, Linkoping, Sweden); Professor Hans Albin Larsson (Sweden); Professor Hans Christian Oster (Sweden); Professor Mette Jorgensen, Director of the International Office of the University of UCC (Copenhagen, Denmark) and Karsten Hammer, an old friend of our school, Professor at the University of Copenhagen (Denmark). The cultural program was interesting. Our delegation visited the "Spring Concert" given by the students of the Faculty of Philology and Journalism and made a tour of the city of Poltava, visited the Regional Museum and the Museum of Kotliarevsky, a famous Ukrainian writer, born in Poltava. Participation in such events inspires new research, promotes cooperation, expands the circle of friends.