Kyiv, 26 November, 2015. Signing of new Agreement of collaboration between the Institute of Science and Technology, Yenagoa, Nigeria and the International Academy of Personnel Management (IAPM), Kyiv, Ukraine.

Signatories: Professor Steve Azaiki, Vice Chancellor of IST from Nigerian side and Professor Volodymyr Yarovoy, Rector of IAPM from Ukrainian side.

Present: Sergii Derevianko, International Director of IST and Irina Klimkova, Director of Department of International Education of International Open University, IAPM, Dr. Justus E.Y. (PhD), Vice-President African Affairs, Association of International Education, Science and Culture at Management Academy of International Education.


The main purpose of the meeting was the signing of Agreement on establishment in Nigeria (Yenagoa, Bayelsa State) of Economics and Management faculty, where Nigerian students will be trained under IAPM programs that meet the requirements of the Ministry of Education and the National Universities Commission of Nigeria (NUC).


During the meeting both parties also discussed the possibility of recruiting students in Nigeria and to send them to study at the IAPM, establishment of pre-admission department in Nigeria, distance learning Masters and PhD programs and joint development of educational programs for students both in Ukraine and Nigeria.