A survey for PC partners, aimed at analysing the present status in Ukraine and Serbia, has been created by UNI in order to exactly identify deficiencies and potential in regard to organizing and running mobility programs, including functioning of related intra-university offices/departments in terms of the availability of human and technical resources, sufficiency of students’ preparation in foreign language learning, existence of appropriate selection and monitoring procedures, etc. Benchmarking visits by EU partners have been also planned to perform on-site data gathering that would allow for thorough analysis. Inputs from HEIs have been synthesized by UNI.
The survey has shown that SU and NaUKMA have already adopted all the documents related to internationalization and mobility realization processes, four HEIs (EENU, UNS, UNI, and MNAU) have made mostly good progress so far, but are yet to work on completing their strategies and/or regulations, especially EENU, which still has not adopted its strategies on internationalization and mobility. Only PHEI KUH “PUA” does not seem to have worked much on internationalization and mobility, as this institution has not adopted any of the related documents so far. The survey further reveals that 5 out of 7 PC HEIs (NaUKMA, UNS, UNI, SU, and MNAU) have the specific offices and/or office system dealing with realization of academic mobility, whereas 2 HEIs (EENU and PHEI KUH “PUA”) are yet to establish their mobility offices. The processes of application and selection for international mobility programmes seem to have been rather well developed in most of the surveyed HEIs, with transparency of selection being marked as questionable only in PHEI KUH “PUA”. All the HEIs seem to use the appropriate databases and/or other means of monitoring and keeping the records on available mobility programmes and completed mobility runs.