International Summer School in Mass Displacement

International Summer School in Mass Displacement: focus on IDPs in Post Soviet Countries

V. N. Karazin National University is pleased to announce the launching of International Summer School in Mass Displacement: focus on IDPs in Post Soviet republics. The Summer School will take place in Kharkiv city (Ukraine). Educational program which will employs an interactive learning environment using a combinations of lectures, working in the library with documentary materials, in class discussions, case studies, round tables with city officials, presentations, and field visits (IDP camps), and more!

The International Summer School program will also consist of numerous cultural and sport activities to acquaint our guests with Ukrainian culture, its cuisine, traditions and people.

Targetgroup students, PhD-students, young scientists (in the field of sociology, law, psychology, history, political science, international relations, etc.), representatives of NGOs dealing with refugees and IDPs

Duration 5–16 August 2019

Application deadline 31 May 2019

By May 31th the candidate must submit a document package which includes:

  • the completed online application form (Application form: gGLEuHAm8);
  • curriculum vitae (CV);
  • motivation letter;
  • scan copy of passport.

School Instructors:

Oleksandr Khyzhniak, Head of International Relation Department, PhD in Sociology, Associate Professor,  Programe Director and School Coordinator

Natalia Guseeva, PhD, Assistant Professor , V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Department of Human Geography and Regional Studies

Tatiana Lisnicha, PhD in Law, Associate Professor of Civil Law and procedure Department, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University

Natalia Maievska, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor of the General Psychology Department, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University

Visiting professor:

Dr. Tessa Hofmann, independent scholar (The Department of Sociology at the Institute for Eastern European Studies, Freie Universität Berlin)

Marko Zoppi, Research Assistant, Department of Political and Social Science, University of Bologna, Italy

For full information and forms please visit the school website

Address: Svobody Sq. 6, 61022, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Tel./Fax: +380 (57) 705-09-54