Curator of the program – Doctor of Economics, Professor of the Department of International Economics

Aleksander Kostyuk (E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

The Education and Research Institute for Business Technologies “UAB” of the Sumy State University has experience of student exchanges with Swedish universities. In the academic year 2013-2014 students of the Department of Finance obtained bachelor degrees at the Linnaeus University (Vaxjo, Sweden). For them the training is free. Having received a grant, students majoring in "International Economics" and "Finance" are able to qualify for a scholarship studying in Sweden. The costs of living are also covered by the host.

This exchange program offers the training of the Institute’s students at the University of Linnaeus during one academic year (two semesters). A high level of the English language knowledge is a prerequisite for participation in this program. The selection of the best candidates is conducted according to the procedure that was developed with the participation of ProfessorSven-Olof Collin during his last visit to the Institute in December 2013 and approvedbythe Linnaeus University.

After the successful completion of the program a student has the right to apply for a Bachelor degree with specialization in Marketing; Main field of study: Business Administration).

This program is the result of partnership between the Institute and the Linnaeus University, which will help deepen cooperation between the two institutions in the educational and scientific fields.

The Education and Research Institute for Business Technologies “UAB” of the Sumy State University expresses its gratitude to Professor Sven-Olof Collin, Professor Aleksander Kostyuk and post-graduate student of the Linnaeus University Yulia Ponomaryova for the development of international cooperation.