In the period from 21-26.11.2017 the team of the SAUM administrative staff in the person of the rector, prof. Volkonovich L., first vice-rector assoc. prof. Melnik Yu., vice-rector for International Relations, conf. univ. Cosciug C. took part in the meeting of ELEVATE project members of the consortium, held at the University of Maribor, Slovenia. The representatives of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, rectors and vice-rectors of the leading higher educational institutions of the Republic of Moldova obtained an opportunity to study the internationalization experience of the European university, to establish contacts with colleagues and conclude agreements in the field of joint research and academic mobility. The project provides for strengtheningthedepartments of internationalrelations, creatinginstitutionalandnationalstrategies for internationalization, which will increase the competitiveness of Moldovan’s universities both at the national and international levels.