Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Palestine and some other countries completely or partially ceased to recognize the diplomas of Ukrainian medical higher educational institutions, Minister of Education, Liliya Hrynevych said during the meeting on the topic of training of foreigners in medical universities in Ukraine on May 11.
According to opinion of Member of Ukrainian Parliament, Valeriy Pysarenko, this situation can cause substantial damage to the international educational image of Ukraine, which will lead to the outflow of foreign students from the country.
"The state is interested in creation of all the necessary conditions for the qualitative and comfortable study of foreign students in Ukraine. In addition, besides the financial component of this issue, the training of foreign students in Ukraine contributes to the rapid international integration of our country. In the conditions of constant growing of international competition at the education market, it contributes to raising of educational quality and infrastructure development, both the educational institutions and the cities where they are located, "- Member of the Parliament mentioned.
As representative of the student`s capital of Ukraine, the City of Kharkov, Valeriy Pysarenko appealed to the Minister of Education, Liliya Hrynevych with a request to take all measures to prevent discrimination of the national medical education at the international level.