Ukr. geogr. z. 2019, N4:28-39
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G.I. Denysyk - Vinnytsia Mykhailo Kotsiubynskyi State Pedagogical University, Ukraine;
A.M. Kolomiiets - Vinnytsia Mykhailo Kotsiubynskyi State Pedagogical University, Ukraine;
I.V. Gromov - Vinnytsia Mykhailo Kotsiubynskyi State Pedagogical University, Ukraine;
D.I. Kolomiiets - Vinnytsia Mykhailo Kotsiubynskyi State Pedagogical University, Ukraine;
D. Kamenova - Varna University of Management, Bulgaria.


The authors have analyzed the essence and main characteristics of the scientific tourism phenomenon; defined the present-day tendencies in development of higher education in Europe and Ukraine; first studied the actual proposals from European countries concerning the internship programs for teachers; determined the current situation and potential possibilities of foreign internships for the Ukrainian universities’ teachers professional development; outlined the prospects of the scientific tourism development in Ukraine and the perspectives for internship of the foreign colleagues on the basis of Ukrainian universities. It has been mentioned that the new knowledge, information, skills, and experience, acquired during the scientific tours are actively used in the further practical professional activities of the higher school teachers. Therefore, the authors came to the conclusion that the study and use of the progressive European experience will significantly accelerate the approaching the Ukrainian system of professional education to the European standards. It has been also concluded that a considerable number of organizational measures and steps must be undertaken for adequate response to the world-wide trend of students’ and teachers’ academic migration, as well as for attracting the representatives of the international scientific communities to the Ukrainian higher educational institutions. The main task is to develop promotional events presenting our scientific and educational achievements in the maximally good light. It is also necessary to develop the infrastructure and encourage the activities of institutes, universities, research centers, aimed at the educational and scientific tourism development. The scientific novelty is in determination of the main reasons motivating the higher school teachers to participate in the scientific tourism programs.

Key words: 
international scientific and pedagogical communication, foreign internship, international cooperation, scientific tourism

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