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#14, December 2011
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European Union Hails First PhD Program in Ukraine and Ranks Kyiv-Mohyla Academy N.2 and N.3 in Social and Political Sciences

EU flagThe EU Commission on Education and Culture issued a "Study on the organisation of doctoral programmes in EU neighbouring countries". Its country report on Ukraine ranked National University of Kyiv-Mohyla at U.S. universities Academy as the No.1 university in social and political sciences. The report included an extensive note of approval on NaUKMA's establishment of a western equivalency PhD program.

The EU Commission Report includes the following text related to Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.

"There is an emerging trend towards a more structured approach to doctoral programmes but at present, there is no doctoral programme structure in Ukraine. The first doctoral programme has been implemented at Kiev-Mohyla University. The objective is to become a model for reform throughout the country." more...

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Journal "Osvita" Ranks Kyiv-Mohyla Academy No.2 and No. 3 of Top Ukrainian Universities.

On December 12, the journal "Osvita" ("Education") released its ratings of Ukrainian universities in various categories. National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy ranked No. 2 among the "Top Ten Classical Universities", and No. 3 among "Best Universities in Kyiv". It is a pleasure to share the ratings of the TOP-TEN universities in the following categories: "Best Classical Universities", "Best Private Institutions of Higher Learning", "Best Universities in Kyiv", and "Best in Ukraine".

The ratings are based on surveys conduceted by the following independent organizations - "Top 200 Ukraine", "Compas" and "Webometrics". more...

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Conference on Soviet-German Collaboration During Interwar Period and WWII

Memorial Society logoOn November 5-6, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy hosted the International conference, "Collaboration Between the Soviet Union and Germany in the Interwar Period and During WWII". The conference was organized by the Vasyl Stus Memorial Society, the National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, thePublic Institute of Historical Memory, and the Ukraine 3000 Fund.

The conference focused on critically needed research and assessment of the issues related to the collaboration and similarities of the two most destructive totalitarian regimes of the twentieth century - Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, and the horrific aftermath of their aggression and ambitions.

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Roman Szporluk lectures at Kyiv-Mohyla Academy's Polish and European Studies Center

Roman Szporluk, distinguished historian and author, lectured on December 13 at the Kyiv-Mohyla Polish and European Studies Center on the topic "Schematics of Ukrainian History of the XIX-XX Centuries and the Issue of a Rational Approach to Modern History of Eastern Europe".

The lecture presented the concepts raised in his upcoming book, "The Making of Modern Ukraine: An Inter-National History", and its focus on the international dimension of Ukrainian history. Professor Szporluk highlighted the critical need to rethink the history of Ukraine from the XVIII century to 1914. more...

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WISE CONVERSATIONS - A New Program for Parents
Kyiv-Mohyla Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

Ludmyla ArkhypovaThe Kyiv-Mohyla Philosophy and Religious Studies Department established a new Program titled "Wise Conversations", aimed at a better understanding of the relationship between parents and children. The program is offered as a result of requests to offer intellectually challenging projects that will help young parents understand the process of educating and rearing children in an environment that will promote and develop balance, inquiry and independence.

The program will be led by Ludmyla Arkhypova, candidate of Philosophy, docent at the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, deputy director of the the Kyiv-Mohyla Doctoral School, and a 1996 graduate of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. more...

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Farewell to the USSR from Lithuania and Ukraine
Kyiv-Mohyla Academy Hosts Roundtable

Petras Vaitiekunas, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Lithuania to UkraineOn November 8, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy hosted a roundtable discussion titled "A Lithuanian and Ukrainian Farewell to the USSR", on the aftermath of Soviet totalitarianism and the necessary measures to protect against a return to the past. The event was organized by the Center for Research of the Ukrainian Independence Movement, with support of the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Ukraine.

The event was organized with the partnership collaboration of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy School of Political Analysis, National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Center of Legal and Political Research "Sim", and media partners: TBi Television, Internet Publication Istorychna Pravda, Kraina Journal, Gazeta Po-Ukrainsky, Ukraine Incognita, Gazeta.ua. more...

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Video Clip About Kyiv-Mohyla Library
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  • Exhibit on Restoration
    of St. Sophia Church in Kyiv.
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    at Kyiv Mohyla Academy.
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Kyiv-Mohyla Summer School
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PhD programs at NaUKMA
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Department for Foreign Cooperation
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