For the past 14 years Ukraine has been actively involved in programs of the German academic exchange service (DAAD), one of the world’s largest organizations in the field of education, which provides mobility of students, PhDs  and teachers, and provides the opportunity for talented young people all over the world to have a scientific training or to improve their skills in Germany. In 1998, a Memorandum of cooperation between the Ministry of education and science of Ukraine and German academic exchange service, providing for the establishment of the representative office of DAAD in Kiev. See more: