Localization of the best European MOOCs for … community award


Who is behind this?

Oleksii Molchanovskyi



Idea Sketch | Proposal


Idea pitch

We want to give an access to the best Massive Open Online Courses from European universities for Ukrainian citizens by localizing and adopting them to be suitable for Ukrainian auditory.

Where will your idea take place?

Kyiv, Ukraine, Delft, Netherlands

Why does Europe need your idea?

Ukraine is a European country that hardly moves to its goal - full integration to the EU space. With the help of our project we want Ukraine to speed-up in this process. Also while introducing best European study practices to the Ukrainian auditory we try to improve the country’s educational system.

Beside this we strongly believe that this is not one-side movement. Our online platform Prometheus, the experience we get while working on it could be valuable for our European partners. We hope that someday European institutions (universities or NGOs) might be interested in high level MOOCs that have been developed in Ukraine.

What is your impact?

At this point we want to localize five MOOCs from Delft University of Technology. These courses are about sustainable development practices from one of the best technological university in EU. We estimate to engage about 100 000 persons to take these courses in total. Some of them will be students and the courses will allow them to improve their study trajectories. Another ones - entrepreneurs that might found new business in green technology. The third part will be politicians and these courses will help to establish better governmental policy in the field of energy and infrastructure.
In case of success we want to go further and continue to work with other EU universities. Also we want to give an access to the Ukrainian MOOCs for EU colleagues that might be interested in our content.

How do you get there?

In order to localize the mentioned MOOCS we plan to:
- translate course content from English to Ukrainian
- adopt the content in order to satisfy the needs of the local auditory
- find and prepare local tutors that will support the courses when they will go online
- collect and analyze the studying data while courses are running
- summarize the results after the courses will be finished

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What makes your idea stand apart?


€ 25000,-

Funding requested from Advocate Europe

€ 25000,-

Total budget

Major expenses


Why this idea?

The community of users on awarded 4,463 votes to this project, which wins the Community Award. The project will receive 5.000 € towards its implementation, independent of the jury’s decision.



Idea created on April 13, 2015
Last edit on July 17, 2018

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