History

1-13 September, 2008 Dnepropetrovsk University of Economics and Law in Ukraine hosted for the first time the International Nobel Economic Forum the World Economy of the XXI Century: Cycles and Crises.

The forum brought together more than a hundred participants from different regions of Ukraine and abroad.

TITLE organizers of the Forum were the leading research institutions like the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, the Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Economics and Forecasting, Institute of Economics in the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine,, Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, the Institute for Economic Strategies RAS, Moscow State University and others.

The Forum for four plenary sessions and two panel sessions heard and discussed the reports of scientists from Ukraine, Romania, Russia, the USA, Poland and other countries looking for global problems solutions of cyclical development, became acquainted with the latest research in this field, particularly with the work of Nobel Prize winners in Economics. One of the central issues of the forum was the world civilization development forecast to 2050 year.

May 19-22, 2010 witnessed the Second International Nobel Economic Forum. The Forum on the three plenary sessions and six breakout sessions heard and discussed reports of scientists from Ukraine, Russia, USA, Austria, France, Romania, Poland, Armenia, Oman and other countries on global issues of cyclical development. There were made 35 plenary reports and 117 section reports.
Students’ and Youth workshop was held as part of the Forum, which brought together more than 60 students and young researchers from Russia, Armenia, Italy and leading Universities of Ukraine. The panel participants at the World Students Contest had the opportunity to present the main points of their work submitted to the Scientific Committee of the Contest. During the Forum workshops there was the awarding ceremony for the sSudents’ Nobel Contests winners.

Students’ Research Papers Contest of Dnipropetrovsk University of Economics and Law is introduced to motivate students to study scientific legacy of Nobel laureates while mastering arts, humanities, natural sciences and mathematics, to promote scientific creativity of students, to attract young scientists to research, raising the prestige of students’ science.

Forum contributed to mutual understanding and strengthening of contacts between researches and economists from different countries, to the development of joint programs, and has become an outstanding social event.
In May 2012, the Forum gained the status of the Congress and was welcomed by Viktor Yanukovych, the President of Ukraine, Boris Paton, the President of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Alexander Vilkul, the governor of Dnipropetrovsk region, Mayor Ivan Kulichenko. Ian Granat, the Consul General of the Republic of Poland in Ukraine attended The Congress

As it stated in the resolution of the Congress, "an urgent task, which international scientific community should deal today with is to develop an effective strategy for the development of the world economy, which should be based on the achievements of the Nobel laureates in economics and leading world scientists to adapt their ideas to modern processes". The discussion of the central theme of the Congress "The role of economics in shaping national strategies" have been hold during plenary and breakout sessions, the key report of which were made by A. Ermolaev, director of the National Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of Ukraine, Grzegorz Kolodko, former Vice-Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland, Professor of Economics, Director of the Research Institute "TIGER" (Kozminski University, Warsaw), Max Alier, a spokesman for the IMF in Ukraine and other leaders of national economic institutions and the world's top economists from Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Romania, Poland and Montenegro.
As a result of meetings with members of Congress who represent schools from Ukraine and other countries, the University signed an agreement on cooperation with North Caucasian Institute of Business, Engineering and Information Technology (Armavir, Russia), the action plan with the University named after Helena Hodkovskoi (Warsaw, Poland ), agreed the content and initialed the agreement with the Belarusian Trade and Economic University (Gomel, Belarus) and the National Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of Ukraine (Kiev).

Traditionally, the Congress began with the solemn award ceremony of the Second World Nobel Student Contest on the economy winners, who were represented this year by Universities from Ukraine, Russia and Belarus. The winners received special prizes, diplomas and money prizes (the Congress prize partner was Dnipropetrovsk regional branch of the Finance and Credit bank).
The cultural program for the participants of the Congress consisted of excursions to museums, to the "North Gate" of Dnepropetrovsk tour, as well as guided tour to the monuments of Novomoskovsk and Petrikivka.

The special event of the Congress was the opening of the poster exhibition Women in Polish Science (a joint project with the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Ukraine) with the participation of Ian Granata, the Consul General of the Republic of Poland in Ukraine.
In 2014, the main topic of scientific discussion of the Fourth International Nobel Economic Congress was the topic: "Economic science and economic practice: the dialectic of interaction." Due to the difficult situation in Ukraine, all the planned program of Congress events organizers decided to hold in two dimensions: the real and virtual. According to tradition, during the opening ceremony of the Congress there was award ceremony for the winners of the Third World Students' Internet Contest on Economics.

Alfred Nobel University Academic Council awarded Grzegorz Kolodko, Kozminski University Professor, former Deputy Prime Minister, the Republic of Poland Minister of Finance with the Alfred Nobel University honorary professor title.

As a part of the Virtual Congress there was video connection between Dnepropetrovsk (Ukraine) - Katowice (Poland), “The implementation of Ukraine's European choice: Polish support and Polish experience". With the help of modern media tools scientists, researchers, students, officials, and all Internet users (with the help of online transmission at www.nobel-univer.edu.ua) were able to communicate efficiently, discuss the major household issues and municipal economy.

The virtual part of the Congress became historic due transcontinental ONLINE SEMINAR Modern Education: Challenges of Cross-Cultural Communication" (Ukraine - USA) with the participation of Dr. J. Johnson (Walden University, USA), Dr. Svetlana Buco (Ukraine), and Dr. Boyd Johnson (Illinois, USA (via Skype)). The online workshop events were extremely important for students of International Economy English Program, as well as for students of other economic fields.