Luhansk Taras Shevchenko National University received a grant of EUR 1 582 841,75 from the European Union for the implementation of the project “Intensification of influence of teachers of the Luhansk region on the processes of reconciliation and peace-building” as the main contractor and coordinator within the project “EU Support to Displaced Higher Education Institutions in the East of Ukraine”.

This project is very important as an educational and rehabilitation program for the population of the region affected by the military conflict, as well as for improving the material and technical base of the university’s temporarily occupied territory.

During the implementation of the project, it is planned to create and equip educational centers with the implementation of appropriate educational programs aimed at social and psychological adaptation and professional reorientation of the region’s population, who have lost their jobs and have psychological trauma; to prepare students for work with specified categories of the  inhabitants; to shape the national consciousness of citizens; to prepare teachers for the implementation of the programs through the centers established and equipped at the Luhansk Regional Institute of Postgraduate Teacher Education and districts; repair of educational and residential premises, etc.