Fulbright Program in Ukraine
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Fulbright Program in Ukraine
Institute of International Education ∙ Kyiv Office

For Ukrainian academic institutions of higher learning and research institutions who wish to host U.S. specialists

IIE Ukraine Award: Education for the Future of Ukraine

 IIE Ukraine Award:
Education for the Future of Ukraine

The Institute of International Education (IIE) Ukraine Office is pleased to announce a new assistance award, Education for the Future of Ukraine, designed to support Ukrainian citizens who have directly suffered from the ongoing Russian-Ukrainian war in their efforts to obtain quality...

Dutch Edition of the Photo Exhibition “Ukraine: War and Resistance”

The travelling photo exhibit “Ukraine: War and Resistance” by Fulbright Ukraine and Institute of International Education (IIE) Kyiv Office continues to expand its geography and format.
In April 2024 twenty powerful photographs depicting Russia’s brutal war on Ukraine, taken by J.T. Blatty, Oleksii Furman, Brendan Hoffman, Serhii Korovayny, Joseph...

Bulgaria Welcomes the Photo Exhibition “Ukraine: War and Resistance”

The story of the traveling photo exhibit project “Ukraine: War and Resistance” by Fulbright Ukraine and Institute of International Education (IIE) Kyiv Office has found its latest edition in Bulgaria, February 20 – March 1, 2024.
Thanks to the support, solidarity, and professionalism of the entire team at Fulbright Bulgaria, we had an excellent...

Ukraine: War and Resistance. A Photography Exhibit in Prague.

The photo exhibition Ukraine: War and Resistance is open till January 31, 10 am to 5 pm on weekdays in Prague. Czech Technical University, St. Wenceslas Hall of the Bethlehem Chapel.
This is a traveling photo project of Fulbright Ukraine/Institute of International Education Kyiv Office in cooperation with many partners. Firstly, we showed it in...


This Saturday, on August 26th Fulbright Ukraine was honored to welcome Taras Topolia, Alina Krasnianska, producer of the film, and their friends in-person. Fulbrighters Marta Tomakhiv and Aaron Kennet prepared very smart and insightful questions for our guests. Opening remarks by Jessica Zychowicz, Dir. IIE-Fulbright Ukraine; Sarah Ilchman...

Exchange Talks: Event for the GDAS and Fulbright Alumni

August is an important month for exchange programs. On August 1, 1946, President Harry Truman signed Fulbright’s legislation into law, creating the international exchange program aiming to increase mutual understanding between the people of the US and other countries. Until now, Fulbright Program is the most prestigious and oldest exchange program...

Fulbright Connects: Regional Exchange and Good Practices

This summer (July 9-16) @Fulbright Ukraine team had a great opportunity to collaborate with colleagues from @Fulbright Poland, @Fulbright Czech Republic, @Fulbright Slovakia, @Fulbright Bulgaria and @Fulbright Türkiye. We met in Warsaw for the International Seminar “Fulbright Connects: Regional Exchange and Good Practices.” The excellent program...

Global Democracy Ambassadors Meet for the First Time in Person in New York City

On April 27-28, 2023, two cohorts of the Global Democracy Ambassador Scholarship Scholars convened in New York to participate in the first GDAS in-person meeting.   

On the first day of the event, the scholars had a unique opportunity to attend the RDI: Renew Democracy Initiative Heroes of Democracy Gala honoring Ukrainian...

20 Undergraduate Students from Ukraine Received the Global Democracy Ambassador Scholarship

In the fall 2022, 20 Ukrainian undergraduate students received the Global Democracy Ambassador Scholarship to study at US higher education institutions. Cohort I was already in the middle of their studies when receiving the award, while Cohort II had been applying from Ukraine, and other countries they were forced to move following the Russian...

Ukraine: War and Resistance. A Photography Exhibit in Berlin Continues the Values of over 75 years of the Fulbright Program Worldwide through Solidarity with Ukraine.

Over the past two weeks, from May 15-29, Berliners and guests of the German capital were treated to the photo exhibition Ukraine: War and Resistance at the newly opened Hotel Continental – Art Space in Exile, a former piano factory that has been renovated and repurposed as a cultural hub and artistic residency specifically in response to...

Fulbright Ukraine and Fulbright Germany open the photo exhibition Ukraine: War and Resistance in Berlin.

Fulbright Ukraine and Fulbright Germany open the photo exhibition Ukraine: War and Resistance in Berlin.
With the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, a cohort of Fulbright photographers, both Ukrainians and Americans, found themselves at the epicenter of momentous events equipped with their own weapons of defense: knowledge and...

UKRAINE: War and Resistance.

Fulbright Stories from the Unfinished War. March 2022
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Words cannot express the depths to which the unspeakably brutal war ravaging Ukraine has gone; the war waged by Russia has touched all of our communities in Ukraine since 2014, and on 24.02.2022, 5 am, has taken the globe aback in its sudden escalation. Yet, the bravery...

UKRAINE: War and Resistance.

Fulbright Stories from the Unfinished War. February 2022

UKRAINE: War and Resistance. Fulbright Stories from the Unfinished War. February 2022  Download  PDF, 1,2 MB
Words cannot express the depths to which the unspeakably brutal war ravaging Ukraine has gone; the war waged by Russia has touched all of our communities in Ukraine since...

Vacancy Announcement! Join the IIE/Kyiv Team!

IIE/Kyiv Office is looking for a new team member.

Job Title: Administrative Coordinator (Hybrid)

Organization: Institute of International Education

Location: Kyiv, Ukraine

Travel: some travel required


The Administrative Coordinator provides administrative support for both IIE programs and general office...

The Reasons for the Ukrainian Resistance to the Russian Invasion (Volunteers as important drivers of civil society in Ukraine)

Yaroslav Pylynskyi, Fulbright Visiting Scholar 2021-2022
Borys Hrinchenko Kyiv University; Ivan Ziazun Institute of Pedagogical Education and Education of Adults of National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv
George Washington University, Washington, DC
Russia's war against Ukraine is in full swing and will probably continue for a...

Global Democracy Ambassadors Scholarship Program

Just today the new program we at IIE Kyiv have been diligently designing with counterparts at IIE NYC for Ukrainian students has officially launched! Global Democracy Ambassadors Scholarship Program.


We are breaking new ground at our IIE-Fulbright office on our 30th Year Anniversary. This is the youngest group (3rd year undergrads)...

Happy Independence Day of Ukraine!

      Today our global Fulbright community celebrates 31 Years of Ukraine’s Independence! This year also marks 30 years of Fulbright in Ukraine. We stand united in our global Fulbright community in the defense of Ukraine’s freedom. Over 20 Fulbright Commissions across Europe have also signed a Statement of Solidarity with Ukraine!


Statement on Ukraine by Fulbright Commissions in Europe

On behalf of Fulbright Commissions in Europe, we strongly condemn the Russian assault on Ukraine in violation of international law and human rights.

We are working with the US Department of State and local US Embassies, and with governmental partners in our host states, to guarantee the safety and security of alumni and grantees. All Fulbright...

We are currently supporting Ukrainian Fulbrighters

We are currently supporting Ukrainian Fulbrighters who continue to carry out their programs in the United States. The Fulbright Program is actively monitoring the situation and hope to continue future programming in the region circumstances allow.

Institute of International Education

The American Studies Initiative

Fulbright Ukraine in partnership with the U.S. Embassy presents: The American Studies Initiative

How diverse is the understanding of the concept of “America”? Sometimes referred to as “the youngest nation, but the oldest democracy” is America forever in-flux, or are there core principles that define its civic legacies? How do America and...


The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational and cultural exchange program, creating connections in a complex and changing world. Led by the U.S. government in partnership with 160 countries worldwide, Fulbright builds lasting connections between the people of the United States and the people of other countries...

Fulbright 75th Anniversary

More than 75 years ago, an action by the Congress of the United States led to one of the mostenlightened initiatives undertaken by this country in its relations with the other nations of the world.

In September 1945, the freshman senator from Arkansas, J. William Fulbright, introduced a bill in the U.S. Congress that called for the use of...

New Visiting Scholar Award (Global Eligibility)


The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program is pleased to have launched the application for the 2022-2023 Fulbright-National Archives Heritage Science Fellowship in partnership with the National Archives and Records Administration. This specialized fellowship provides an opportunity for non-U.S. scholars to connect with National Archives scientists...

A warm welcome to IIE Kyiv Office new Director

Dear Colleagues,

We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Jessica Zychowicz has been named as the Director of the Fulbright Program in Ukraine and will join the Institute of International Education Representative Kyiv Office in Ukraine in May 2021.

Dr. Zychowicz was a U.S. Fulbright Scholar in Ukraine in 2017- 2018...

Celebrating 75 Years of Fulbright

We are excited to announce that 2021 marks the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Program! Throughout this momentous year, we will recognize the program's history of positive impact on the lives of individuals as well as on global and local communities.

Join the anniversary celebrations at www.fulbright75.org – a dedicated...

Director of IIE, Ukraine/Fulbright Representative Office


Founded in 1919, IIE has become the world leader in international education, managing an annual portfolio of approximately $350 million in revenue and trusted to administer flagship programs on behalf of the U.S. Government, leading foundations and corporations, and government partners around the world. We manage a rich...


The IIE/Kyiv Office is in telework status during the COVID -19 pandemic. Our first priority is the continued safety of our visitors and our staff. We are unable to answer for telephone calls at the office. 

If you need to contact IIE/Kyiv Office staff, please email to them directly:

Student/FFDP Programs –...

Virtual Book Presentation and Discussion Superfluous Women: Feminism, Art, and Revolution in Twenty-First Century Ukraine by Dr. Jessica Zychowicz


Briukhovetska, Artist,
Curator and Publicist, Kyiv, Ukraine

Dr. Mayhill C. Fowler,
Associate Professor of History at Stetson University, DeLand, FL, USA; U.S. Fulbright Scholar 2019-2020 in Ukraine

Dr. Tamara Martsenyuk, Associate Professor of Sociology at the National University of
“Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”, Kyiv,...

Fulbright Research and Development Program Deadline for Submission: November 1, 2020

The Fulbright Research and Development Program (FRDP) offers a 6-9 month, non-degree, research or professional development program at a U.S. university.The Fulbright Research and Development Program targets teaching faculty and scholars under the age of 40 who are either teaching at institutions of higher learning or are affiliated...

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program Deadline for Submission: October 15, 2020

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program offers research opportunities at U.S. universities and research institutions for scholars, researchers and other professionals for a period from 3 to 9 months. Academic candidates must have a post-graduate academic degree (Kandydat Nauk, PhD, PhD in Arts, Doctor Nauk). Professionals and artists outside...

Marta Kolomayets

IIE/Fulbright Mourns the Loss of Marta Kolomayets 

All of us at the IIE/Fulbright community are deeply saddened by the loss of our beloved colleague Marta Kolomayets. Marta passed away on Sunday, August 16. She has been a Director of the IIE/Kyiv office since 2013.

Marta was a wonderful, intelligent and caring person, and always with a...

Fulbright Graduate Student Program Application Deadline is May 16th, 2020.

The Fulbright Graduate Student Program offers grants for Ukrainians who intend to enter graduate degree (Master's, Doctoral) or non-degree programs at U.S. universities.

The Fulbright Graduate Student Program provides an opportunity for graduate students, young professionals, and artists to combine study and independent research in a variety of...