European Dimension in Qualifications for the Tourist Sector



Don State Technical University


Don State Technical University (DSTU) is one of 11 flagship higher education institutions in Russia with 266 educational programs in 3 cycles on the basis of Lifelong Learning system promoting learning by doing methodology: 11 business-oriented departments collaborating with leading Russian and foreign enterprises and companies such as UAC Company (Russia), ALCOA (Russia), Kovosvit MAS (the Czech Republic), Amazone-Werke (Germany), Mitsubishi Electric (Japan) and others. The university is the international technology transfer hub providing a platform for joint scientific and applied research resulting in knowledge-consumptive and hi-tech products development, which are in high demand by our national and international industrial and business partners. RDI infrastructure of DSTU includes 30 high-tech laboratories, 10 spin-off companies, Agribusiness park; such centers as Media Park “Southern region-DSTU”, Nano-technologies and industrial coworking center. To support up-to-date tendency to harmonization of national education systems and Russian HEIs integration into the European education space, DSTU has become the host and co-founder of Non-profit partnership «Agency of educational strategies and initiatives «Bologna Club» (BC). BC is an open and good-will association, motivating to set up network and international center modern education and innovative research transfer in close links with national and international society. The university provides international collaboration having more than 90 partnership agreements signed with universities all other the world and being an partner of such agencies, organizations and associations as: NQA (United Kingdom), ASIIN (Germany), The Holy See, Flemmish Community, Association of Sino-Russian Technical Universities, Silk Road High – Tech park association (SRSPA) and others.

Shvedova Svetlana
PhD, associate professor
Organization: Don State Technical University
Position: Vice-chief of the International Board
Address: Gagarin sq, 1, of. 8-501, Rostov-on-Don, 344000, Russia
e-mail: dstu_oms@mail.ru
telephone: +78632738406
EACEA Higher Education Reform Expert
NCP “Agency for strategic initiatives in the sphere of higher education “Bologna Club” President
Official representative of international company for universities relationship and educational tourism ALEXNOVA-ICUR (Madrid, Spain) in Russia
Manager for three TEMPUS IV projects
Participant of OECD’s AHELO international project
Initiator and supervisor of international projects: «DSTU-edumobile», Realmadrid Sport/Social Academy in RF, event-forum “Education without borders”
Head of International MICE-Academy (Southern Russia office)
Steering committee member of Annual International Economic Forum "Southern"
Russia Entrepreneurship innovations and development: "International Contact Exchange"
Editing committee member for annual edited volume “Information and communication culture: research and education”
Expert of Federal training programme for RF top management (Southern Federal University)
Participant of the Internet-Encyclopedia “Scientists of Russia”, Russian Academy of Natural History
Awardee of RF Education Ministry Certificate of Merit
Svetlana Shvedova has great research experience in the field of business-oriented and in-company education, competence-based programmes, academic mobility, international
business and educational tourism; has the best-practices of research and outreach activities in sustainable regional development strategy realization. Author of more than 50 monographs, articles and manuals.

Maevskaya Irina
PPhD, associate professor
Organization: Don State Technical University
Position: Vice-chief of the International Board
Address: Gagarin sq, 1, of. 8-501, Rostov-on-Don, 344000, Russia
e-mail: dstu_oms@mail.ru
telephone: +78632738744
Tutor for distance learning (IITE UNESCO certificate)
Participant of TEMPUS IV projects
Participant of OECD’s AHELO international project
DSTU Coordinator for projects of Russian-Norwegian Center of greenfield and sustainable development
Coordinator of international project Realmadrid Sport/Social Academy in RF
Participant of the Internet-Encyclopedia “Scientists of Russia”, Russian Academy of Natural History
Organizing committee member of annual international event-forum “Education without borders”
Editing committee member for annual edited volume “Information and communication culture: research and education”
Initiator and facilitator for volunteer students association “ecology of Information Space”
Irina Maevskaya is engaged in research for professional mobility diversification and optimization in terms of global labour and technologies market challenges; informational
enhancement of a person, information and social ecology in XXI century. She carries out research in theory and methodology of informational interaction and its impact on a person’s socialization; information as an environmental factor; personal information field ecology. Author of more than 40 articles and manuals.

Ms. Elena S. Chernysheva
Phd, senior lecturer of Research and Technical Translation and Professional Communication Department;
Chief of The Educational Project Management department Don State Technical University
Don State Technical University
344000, 1 Gagarin Sq,
Rostov-on-Don, Russia
e-mail: dstu_oms@mail.ru
telephone: +7 904 342 62 47 (mobile)
Brief bio:
Elena S. Chernysheva was born in Rostov-on-Don in 1980. She studied at Rostov State University and defended thesis for a PhD in 2012.
Her research interests are focused on development and theoretical foundations of new intercultural pedagogy conceptualization (migration pedagogy and remigration pedagogy), internationalization, the Bologna process and integration.
Ms. Chernysheva completed an in-service training in DonINSETT project under British Council leadership.
Certificate in “Oxford Professional Teacher Development programme” conducted by RELOD.
Certificate in “Teacher project: Orientation, Training and design” (International Center InterCom).
She successfully completed the requirements of Teacher Development Course for the upgrading of TEFL skills and classroom techniques held at International Center “Language Link”).
Certificate in “TUNING methodology as a tool to formulate degree programme profile”.
Certificate in “The modernization of Higher education: learning outcomes LOLA way”.
Being a member of the Engineering Tuning-AHELO (Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes) working group in 2012 she assessed feasibility of higher education learning outcomes in the engineering area taking into account different degree profiles and relevant occupations.
Certificate for contribution to OECD’s international assessment of higher education learning outcomes. She has experience of application proposal preparation at European programme, has strong knowledge in the area of project management and solid experience in scheduling, preparing and assisting meetings of different kind of expert groups, general coordination of international activities in the university; has very good analytical and reporting skills.
She speaks very good command of English language both oral and written.


Project Dates

: June 5, 2019: Institutional monitoring of EurDiq project at DSTU, Rostov-on-Don, Russia

APRIL 09, 2019: EurDiQ project Monitoring at Financial University, Moscow, Russia

February 26-28, 2019: EURDIQ Project Final Conference, Baltic International Academy, Riga, Latvia

February 1 - 2, 2019: EURDIQ Project Quality Assurance Meeting, Baltic International Academy, Riga, Latvia

January 14-16, 2019: EURDIQ Project Meeting, Financial University, Moscow, Russia

November 15 - 21, 2018: IV International Scientific Conference “Children and Youth Tourism: Education Technologies”, St. Petersburg – Riga

May 28-29, 2018: International dissemination conference at DSTU, Rostov-on-Don, Russia

April 11, 2018: Seminar “Modern approaches to organising distance learning” at Saint Petersburg State University of Economics, Russia

April 5-7, 2018: Conference “Cultural Heritage and Tourist Areas: creative approaches in development”, Riga, Latvia

February 15, 2018: Seminar at the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic in Bishkek

January 17-20, 2018: VII Europe+Asia Event Forum EFEA 2018 was held in St. Petersburg, Russia

December 21, 2017: Regular coordination meeting was held at SPbSUE

December 8, 2017: Monitoring of the EurDiQ project at the Adam / BAFE University in Bishkek

July 10-15, 2017: Workshop in Issykkul State University and Bishkek Academy of Finance within EurDiQ project

July 4-11, 2017: III International Youth Scientific and Practical Summer school “Management and Marketing in Tourism: MICE Qualification & Experience Design”, Riga, Latvia

May 30, 2017: Project Monitoring at SPbSU, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

May 2– 7, 2017: Seminar ”Methodology of OS and QF development. Part 2” Nicosia, Cyprus

March 9-11, 2017: Seminar “ Methodology of OS and QF development”, Moscow, Russia

November 21 – 23, 2016: Development of tourism occupational standards and qualification frameworks, London, The UK

September 15 – 17, 2016: Session of Strategic planning the professional competences with tourist enterprises, Sochi, Russia

May 23 – 25, 2016: Methodology of OS and QF development, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

March 9 – 14, 2016: Study traveling seminar Schwerin – Berlin, Germany

January 14 -15 2016: Kick-off meeting, International academic forum, Riga, Latvia

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