- What have been the substance of the key reforms, conducted since 2014?
- Where does each reform field stand now?
- What shall be done to preserve the progress, already achieved, and move further?
- How shall the West frame its support to Ukraine?
- What are the best methodologies to analyze policies and reforms?
- How does one summarize the findings in a policy brief?
- How to think critically and identify “fake news”?
- Which lessons can other East European countries learn from the Ukrainian case?
- What are the pertinent educational and research questions?
Content-wise, the School will consist of the following blocs:
- Introduction to Ukraine’s political history in the context of the post-Soviet transformation in Eastern Europe (in collaboration with the College of Europe (Natolin))
- Reforms in Ukraine 2014-2021
- The Foundations of Public Policy Analysis
- Public Policy, Critical Thinking and Countering Disinformation
- The Higher Education System and Educational/Research Opportunities in Ukraine
- Ukrainian Language and Culture
- Final Project: The participants will work in small groups (up to 4 persons) to debate questions, highlighted in the Concept above, and write policy briefs. The best policy brief(s) will be published with the analytical platform Vox Ukraine (following the editorial process).
Aimed at: Bachelor, Master and PhD students, officially enrolled at German higher educational institutions & interested in Eastern Europe and Ukraine. To apply for a DAAD scholarship and participate in this Summer School please follow the instructions on the DAAD Go East Summer School web-page.
Please submit by 5 July 2021 the following documents to Dr. Maryna Rabinovych in German or English (firstname.lastname@example.org):
- Motivation letter (minimum one page)
- CV in a form of a table
We congratulate Maryna on her achievements and remind that 2017 Maryna was among the finalists of our PhD Contest.