International scientific relations

In the year 2002 the Department of private international law commenced the cooperation project with Pittsburg University (USA). The main goal of the Project (coordinator – O.Y.Seryogin) is an elaboration and update of programs of study the educational programs on private international law and comparative civil law, professional development of the Department’s members by means of medium-term trainings in at the school of law of Pittsburg University, arrangement of staff exchange for the purposes of rendering lectures on current issues of private international law for the students of International Law division of the Institute of International Relations and students of the school of law of Pittsburg University, conducting a conferences and roundtable discussions on the areas topics of private law, strengthening improving of the material and technical basis of the Institute.

At cost of the Project and with assistance of Ukrainian law firms like: “Konnov, Sazhanovskiy and Partners”, “Sergiy Kozyakov and Partners”, “Salkom”, “Vasyl Kysil and Partners” on a permanent basis, the student team is selected to participate in the international competitions on International Commercial Arbitration named after William Vis, Vienna (Austria) on an ongoing basis.