In Ukraine, has about 55 thousand foreign students, 18 thousand of them — in Kharkiv. This was on April 4 in the round table "Expert evaluation of investment attractiveness of Ukraine from the point of view of European investors," said the Rector of Kharkiv National Economic University (HNEU) Vladimir Ponomarenko. According to him, the first place in the number of foreign students in Ukraine — Kharkiv National University im.Karazina on the second — Kharkiv National Medical University, and the fourth — HNEU.
According to the rector of the education of foreign students in the country is around 120 million euros in revenue a year, Kharkiv region — about 40 million euros. "The structure of students in different countries, mainly come from the countries of the CIS, the Middle East, China, but begins to show interest on the part of the countries of Europe. Specifically, HNEU involved in the dual training programs with the Austrian University of Vienna and the University," Lyon-2 "(France)," — said the rector.
According V.Ponomarenko in the development of cooperation with European universities there is a lot of obstacles, some of which takes a new draft law on higher education. "But we must still take a number of decisions of the Cabinet to European professors were free to come for a short time in Kharkov and lecture in our universities," — said V.Ponomarenko.