The 17th Interuniversity Scientific and Practical Conference of Foreign Students of Preparatory Faculties and Departments “The Way to Science: First Steps” was held at the NUPh on May 15, 2018

The event was traditionally conducted by the Fundamental and Language Training Department and the Faculty for Foreign Citizens’ Education of the NUPh. As it is known, the first foreign students appeared at the National University of Pharmacy in 1960. For more than half of the century, the University has developed a powerful material, methodological base and successful experience.

The Conference was attended by representatives from 28 countries: Algeria, Guinea, Ghana, Vietnam, Egypt, Israel, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, China, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Lebanon, Madagascar, the Republic of Malta, Morocco, Nigeria, Palestine, Senegal, Syria, India, Sudan, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Ecuador.

Representatives of these countries are students of preparatory departments and faculties of the leading Kharkiv universities: V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv National Automobile and Highway University, Kharkiv Petro Vasylenko National Technical University of Agricultur, Kharkiv National Medical University, National Aerospace University named after N.E. Zhukovsky “KhAI”, Kharkiv State University of Food Technology and Trade, National Technical University “KhPI”, Kharkiv National University of Construction and Architecture, Kharkiv State Academy of Physical Culture, National University of Pharmacy.

15 reports were presented in the framework of the Conference: “How Much Does Air Weigh?”; “The Problem of Homeless Animals”; “Stress and the Modern World”;

“Saffron: Useful Properties and Application”; “Cyber ​​Security”; “Interesting Facts about the Human Heart”; ” Nuclear Physics Achievement in the Modern Medicine”; “Modern Women-Scientists of the Islamic World”; “Cancer Immunotherapy: Problems and Solutions”; “Rise of the Chemistry Language”; “Arabian Horse as an Element of the Moroccan National Culture”; “Metals in Human Body”; “Origin and Importance of Some Arabic Names”; “Morocco: Culture and Fashion”; “Izmir – the Pearl of the Aegean Sea”.

Upon completion of the meeting, all speakers received certificates and abstracts.