On December 5-6, in St. Petersburg, with the participation of Yessenov University, an international project “Uxiship: Activating the competencies of ICT students in the development of startups using interdisciplinary module courses in educational programs of universities” was launched as part of the Erasmus + program. The project created cooperation with European universities such as Hochschule Wismar, University of Applied Sciences: Technology, Business and Design (Germany) and Tallinn University of Technology, EKA University. At the kick-off meeting held at the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University named after Peter the Great, the goals of the project, the main roles of partner universities in the project were discussed and the tasks that need to be fulfilled to achieve the goals were identified. Сertainly, the importance of this project in training competitive specialists is very high.