On behalf of the Administrative Board and Members of the International Association of Universities, the Secretary General of the International Association of Universities, Dr. Hilligje van’t Land, sent an official letter of support to the Rector of Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design, Professor Ivan Gryshchenko. Highly appreciating the activity of our university in relation with the association, Ms. Hilligje van’t Land expressed her deep concern about the extremely difficult situation that has developed in Ukraine in connection with russian aggression. At the same time, understanding the economic and financial problems of the educational sector, Madam Secretary General announced the decision to refuse this year membership fees of our university, leaving to us the right to enjoy the benefits and privileges of a full partner of the International Association of Universities, hoping for the further fruitful cooperation for a better future!
Created under the auspices of UNESCO in 1950, the International Association of Universities (IAU) is an independent organization with over 650 Member universities and organizations in 120 countries. IAU serves the global higher education community by offering opportunities for exchange and collaboration, advisory services and training, trends analysis and specialized portals.
Through its established partnerships with international organizations, IAU promotes the interests of its Members and the importance of higher education, placing particular emphases on values and leadership. Members of the Association from Ukraine are 15 universities, among which Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design occupies an honorable place. https://www.iau-aiu.net/List-of-IAU-Members?lang=en#ua
On behalf of all employees of the Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design, we sincerely thank our colleagues for their support and look forward to a peaceful sky around the world!