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Ukrainian Studies Program

The Ukrainian Studies Program at Columbia University aspires to build a vibrant and multi-faceted program that integrates Ukrainian studies into broader intellectual and policy agendas while promoting research and scholarly work on contemporary Ukraine in the United States. By expanding the existing offerings of departments, institutes, and schools at Columbia, the Ukrainian Studies Program aims to develop a curriculum that will educate academics, diplomats, journalists, businessmen, and future specialists on the history, language, literature, and politics of Ukraine.

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In recognition of the need for urgent support of Ukraine’s intellectual community in the face of Russia’s war of aggression, the Harriman Institute, along with partner organizations, has created two new fellowship programs.

Residencies in Paris

The Harriman Institute, the Institute for Ideas and Imagination, and Global Centers | Paris, with a gift from the Ukrainian Studies Fund, are sponsoring four 12-month residencies for Ukrainian writers, journalists, and creative artists for the 2022-23 academic year.

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Non-residential Fellowships

The Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna, the Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University, and the Harriman Institute have partnered to offer non-residential fellowships for Ukrainian scholars, cultural figures, and public intellectuals.

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Questions about Ukrainian Studies at Columbia University?

For more information about courses or the Ukrainian Studies Program, please contact Mark Andryczyk or send us an email. With questions about the Ukrainian Film Club reach out to Yuri Shevchuk.