Extension of the project Ukraine digital for the Universities Duisburg-Essen, Kharkiv, Sumy, and Vinnytsia

The DAAD has granted 150,000€ to extend the successful project “Ukraine digital” to the full year 2023, led by the University Duisburg-Essen. The project started in mid-2022 and covers the subjects of Chemistry, Physics, and German Studies.

36 lecturers from the Universities of Kharkiv, Sumy, and Vinnytsia (exiled Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University) are supported to prepare online teaching material for displaced students inside and outside of Ukraine and to enable them to continue their studies. Furthermore, scholarships will be awarded to 20 Ukrainian students displaced within Ukraine to support their living expenses.

The Ukrainian lecturers will receive honorariums to prepare 65 lecture courses during the full year 2023 for online teaching.

The project is coordinated by the University of Duisburg-Essen: spokespersons are:

  • Prof. Matthias Epple (Chemistry)
  • Prof. Heike Roll (German Studies)

This project is support within the framework of the programme “Ukraine digital: Ensuring academic success in times of crisis, funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The programme supports Ukrainian higher education institutions in maintaining, implementing, and offering their virtual courses.


Also see this DAAD funding: “Future Ukraine – Scholarship Program for Refugees from Ukraine at German Universities”