ISEI BSU carries out its work together with a number of international organizations and associations operating on the territory of the Republic of Belarus:
- UN mission in the Republic of Belarus;
- UNICEF children’s Fund;
- Minsk international educational center;
- German academic exchange service (DAAD)
The main priorities of the Institute’s international activities are:
- providing educational services for foreign citizens (also in English);
- development of project activities for the implementation of academic mobility programs and international cooperation in the field of scientific projects;
- participation in international organizations and associations;
- providing and conducting activities within the framework of the basic organization for environmental education of the CIS member States;
- implementation of international cooperation in the field of environmental education and education for sustainable development.
Every year, the Institute provides professional training and training to foreign citizens from around the world, including the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, China, Iran, Syria, Nigeria, and Sudan.
Among the most important projects implemented with the participation of the ISEI BSU are:
- “Implementation of a new concept for managing rewetted peatlands for sustainable energy and biomass production (“Swamp energy”).
- TEMPUS Human Security (“The environment, the quality of food on territories contaminated with radionuclides”).
- “Environmental management for training environmental specialists” (Tempus EnGo).
- Project “Environmental education for Belarus, Russia and Ukraine” (EcoBRU).
- The project “Education for sustainable power engineering in Belarus: program spare implementation (SPARE) in the institutions of formal and non-formal education”.
- Project “Clean production”, Tekna (Society of chartered engineers and scientists).
- Ecological and biochemical approaches to the regulation of growth and reproduction in gill-legged and decapod crayfish in terms of their potential use in aquaculture.
- Comparative assessment of the adaptive potential of Belarusian and Baikal gastropod species with different ecological valence to environmental stress factors.
- Problems of public health promotion in the context of social bioethics and introduction of innovative biomedical technologies.
As part of the project implementation, our partners are:
- Michael Zukkov Foundation, Germany;
- Institute of nature management of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Republic of Belarus;
- Norwegian society for nature conservation, Norway;
- University of Illinois at Chicago, USA;
- University Of Cordoba, Spain;
- University Of Parma, Italy;
- University Of Bremen, Germany;
- Magnitogorsk State Technical University, Russian Federation;
- Ecoproject Partnership International Public Association, Republic of Belarus;
- State Committee for Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus, Republic of Belarus and many others.
Internships are implemented annually as part of the international exchange program for undergraduates and postgraduates. Among the main educational institutions that ISEI BSU actively cooperates with in the field of academic mobility:
- Federal Sate Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Professional Education National Research Nuclear University “MEPHI” (Russian Federation). Over the period from 2011 to 2015, more than 150 people from the ISEI BSU were prepared and trained at MEPHI.
- University Of Novi Sad (Serbia). Every year, as part of the student exchange, representatives of the ISEI BSU take part in educational trips for 5 students and 2 teachers from each side.
- Baltic University (Uppsala, Sweden). During the period 1994-2015, about 100 students and teachers of the ISEI BSU collaborated in this program. In 2014, 27 students of the Institute were awarded diplomas of the Baltic University program.
International conferences, student olympiads, round tables, trainings are held annually on the basis of the ISEI BSU, such as: international scientific conference “Sakharov readings: environmental problems of the 21st century” with the participation of specialists and scientists from foreign countries, international student conference, international scientific conference of young scientists, postgraduates, undergraduates, students.
As of 01.11.2016, 57 cooperation agreements are in effect at the ISEI BSU. Within the framework of the signed agreements, scientific conferences and joint research in the field of ecology and renewable energy sources are held, and joint publications are published.