The Beketov University of Kharkiv signed Memorandum of Cooperation wtih Providence Group.

Toronto-Kharkiv­ ­­– 31 October 2019 – O.M. Beketov National University of Urban Economy in Kharkiv, Ukraine (O.M. Beketov NUUE) and Providence Group, Toronto, Canada, have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation.  

The Memorandum builds on success of the Canada and Ukraine Free Trade Agreement, which at its core offers new opportunities to expand Canada - Ukraine ties. Therefore, the execution of this Memorandum is aimed at further uniting efforts to increase international cooperation between Canada and Ukraine in such areas as education, culture and commerce.

Now a Ukrainian-Canadian Center will have a new location on the premises of O.M. Beketov National University of Urban Economy in Kharkiv. 

Now Canadian and Ukrainian educational institutions, NGOs and businesses will have a new accessible hub in Kharkiv, where they can receive valuable information, services and share experience that will help them in furthering their international cooperation in both countries.

This hub will be also accessible to the Ukrainian students and everyone else, who wants to receive free consultation about pursuing further education in Canada.

“In joining our efforts with Providence Group, our Kharkiv community, students and businesses will benefit from such cooperation by receiving new opportunities. It demonstrates that our University is at the forefront of international relations that contributes to the economic development of Kharkiv city and region. Various events will be offered at the Center throughout the year. They will bring closer Canada and Ukraine and will have a lasting and positive effect on the participants. This will allow us to further build people-to-people relations at all levels, including on educational and commercial levels. This is one of its kind centers and is the only one that would function in eastern region of Ukraine, and we are extremely proud that our University leads in this way:” stated Dr. Volodymyr Babayev, Rector of O.M. Beketov NUUE.

“Kharkiv is the second largest city in Ukraine with many universities and colleges, and is home to aerospace, heavy machinery, food, furniture and IT industries. We invite Canadian businesses and educational institutions to visit Kharkiv and find new opportunities for joint projects, trade and investments opportunities. We hope that Ukrainian businesses will reciprocate in the same way. At the same time, we invite Ukrainian students to explore Canada as a destination to further their higher education:” commented Volodymyr Paslavskyi, President and CEO of Providence Group.


O.M. Beketov NUUE is a leading university in Ukraine in the development of urban economy industry.

Providence Group is a Canadian educational agency and professional business consulting company that offers B2B services.

For more information contact:

11 Kulykivskyi Descent, Kharkiv,

Ukraine 61002