Viadrina Center of Polish and Ukrainian Studies launched

The Viadrina Center of Polish and Ukrainian Studies (VCPU) was opened on November 30, 2023 with a festive ceremony, prominent guests and plenty of academic food for thought. A panel discussion at the opening focused on the question of what we can learn from Ukraine and Poland. Prof. Dr. Andrii Portnov heads the VCPU together with Prof. Dr. Dagmara Jajeśniak-Quast.

More (in German) here and here 

Founded in July 2023, the Viadrina Center of Polish and Ukrainian Studies (VCPU) merges the Center for Interdisciplinary Polish Studies and the Chair for Entangled History of Ukraine into a new research institution at the European University Viadrina. The VCPU focuses on interdisciplinary research on Polish and Ukrainian history and the present day, as well as on the transfer of science-based and up-to-date knowledge about Poland and Ukraine to the public.

BA and MA students of the Viadrina as well as of other universities in Berlin and Brandenburg will be able to obtain a Certificate in Interdisciplinary Ukrainian Studies offered by the VCPU and the Ukrainian lectorate at the Language Center of the European University Viadrina.