The main project objective is to develop and introduce new Master curriculum in land governance in accordance with the Bologna process (i.e. a two-year study program, ECTS including ECTS grading system) at two Macedonian and four Ukrainian universities. The project will establish the new study program through a new innovative (i.e. interdisciplinary) Master curriculum. Since two different countries are involved, two mainly similar but partly individual curricula are to be developed.

Project duration – 3 years (15 January 2010 – 15 January 2013).

Objectives of the project:

  •      To develop and introduce a new Master program in Land governance in accordance with Bologna process at partner Universities;
  •      To establish new IT academic environment at partner Universities;
  •      To built up the capacity of partner Universities through intensive training;
  •      To strengthen the link between education and practice in Land governance;
  •      To enhance the visibility of the new Master program in Macedonia and Ukraine.

Project’s activities:

  •      Analyze existing curricula in Land Governance and compare with needs of market;
  •      Develop new Master curriculum, courses and teaching materials in Land Governance;
  •      Retrain teachers and train students of partner Universities;
  •      Introduce a new teaching methodologies;
  •      Info-sessions at partner Universities;
  •      Dissemination of the project results;
  •      Sustainability;
  •      Quality control and monitoring;
  •      Management of the project.


Partners from EU countries:

Grant holder KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden (

Helsinki University of Technology, Finland (

University of Agriculture in Krakow, Poland (

Partners from Republic of Macedonia:

Sts. Cyril and Methodius University, Republic of Macedonia (

Goce Dolcev University, Republic of Macedonia (

Partners from Ukraine:

Kiev National University of Construction and Architecture (

Donetsk National Technical University (

Kharkiv National Agrarian University (

Lviv National Agrarian University (

In Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture (KNUCA) and Donetsk National Technical University (DNTU) will develop and introduce curriculum with urban profile. In Kharkiv National Agrarian University named after V.V. Dokuchaev (KNAU) and Lviv National Agricultural University (LNAU) will prepare new curriculum with rural profile.

Land Governance Centre