Ukrainian-Polish Cooperation Center «Sloboda» is a subdivision of the Department of Germanic Philology. It was established in March 2019 within the framework of Consortium of the University of Warsaw and Ukrainian universities.

Consortium was established on April 12, 2006 due to initiative of Eastern European Research Center of the University of Warsaw (Pl. Studium Europy Wschodniej Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego). The aim of its activity is cooperation between the University of Warsaw and Ukrainian universities, experience exchange within academic mobility of researches and students, implementation of common projects, promotion of research development in Eastern and Central European region.

Participation in Consortium provides the following opportunities: implementation of academic mobility; participation in scholarship programmes of Eastern summer and winter schools; visiting lecturers, arranging symposiums and conferences; arranging youth exchange.

Consortium includes 15 universities:

  • The University of Warsaw
  • Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National pedagogical University
  • Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University
  • Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University
  • Kamianets-Podilskyi Ivan Ohiienko National University
  • Lesya Ukrainka Eastern European National University
  • The National University of Ostroh Academy
  • Zhytomyr Ivan Franko State University
  • Rivne State University of Humanities
  • Ukrainian Catholic University
  • National university of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy
  • V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University
  • Sumy State University
  • Odessa I.I.Mechnikov National University
  • South Ukrainian National Pedagogical University named after K. D. Ushynsky

Sumy State University officially joined Consortium on April 23-24, 2014.

Main aims of Ukrainian-Polish Cooperation Center «Sloboda» activity:

  • joining Eastern studios of the University of Warsaw to support and develop historical, cultural and linguistic researches in the region;
  • arranging and carrying out the Polish language courses;
  • carrying out collaborative Ukrainian-Polish researches in the field of security and hybrid war, as well as collaborative historical, cultural and linguistic researches;
  • arranging and carrying out collaborative international conferences, webinars, etc;
  • cooperation in the field of Translation and Publishing;
  • implementing of social mission to support cultural and historical heritage;
  • arranging and supporting students’ mobility within

Official web-site of Consortium:

Sumy State University,
116, Kharkivska st., 40007 Sumy, Ukraine,

Main Building, Floor 7 (Room 712)

E-mail: [email protected]

Tel: +38 0542 335273



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