The National University of Ostroh Academy is the successor of Ostroh Slavic, Greek and Latin Academy, the first higher educational establishment of the Eastern Slavs.

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The National University of Ostroh Academy receive the status of autonomous research national higher educational establishment.

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Ostroh Academy University library which provides the resources for research and educational purposes, the access to the electronic catalogue of the library and foreign library networks.

Teaching and research in the National University of Ostroh Academy is organised by Faculties and Institutes. There are two Faculties and three Educational and Scientific Institutes offering sixteen prestigious specialities.

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Ostroh Academy abounds with the projects which welcome the students willing to actively participate, reveal their creative potential and realize their selves.

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Educational and Scientific Institute of International Relations and National Security

Administration

Director of the Institute: Alla Atamanenko, PhD in History (Dr. hab), Prof of the Department of International Relations

Contact Information:
e-mail: alla.atamanenko@oa.edu.ua
Office hours: Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Deputy Director for Quality Assurance of Education Natalia Konopka, PhD in History, Associate Professor

Contact Information:
e-mail: natalia.konopka@oa.edu.ua
Office hours: Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Deputy Director for Educational Guidance: Vitaliy Bondar, PhD in Public Administration, Senior Lecturer

Contact Information:
e-mail: vitaliy.bondar@oa.edu.ua
Office hours: Monday - Friday: 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Deputy Director for Research: Avhustiuk M. Mariia, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor

Contact Information:
e-mail: mariia.avgustiuk@oa.edu.ua
Office hours: Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Senior Assistant: Yulia Konopka

Contact Information:
e-mail: dekanat.mv.nb@oa.edu.ua
Office hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 17:15 p.m.

General information about the educational programs of the Institute

Educational and Scientific Institute of International Relations and National Security was established according to the Directive of the Rector of the National University of Ostroh Academy № 55 dated May 31, 2021.

Mission of the Institute

The mission of the Institute is to prepare leaders – competitive specialists in the spheres defined by educational and professional as well as educational and scientific programs “International Relations,” “International Regional Studies,” “National Security,” “Political Science,” “History and Archaeology,” “Documentation Science and Information Activities.” A student is the main part of the educational process. The aim of the academic staff is to form a highly educated, knowledgeable, nationally conscious, honest, caring and creative personality, who is capable of self-development, learning new professional skills, logical and critical thinking.

Vision of the Institute

The main purpose is to create a professional and creative atmosphere in order to provide students with a clear system of knowledge and skills that contribute to their successful fulfilment in professional and social environment.

Our Values

Student-centricity and personality development

A student is the main part of the educational process and we strive to help him/her develop the best human and professional qualities: erudition, responsibility, patriotism, teamwork skills, leadership, and constant self-improvement.

Quality

We implement and adhere to the highest standards in teaching, learning and research.

Leadership

We teach students to be active in studying and social life, encourage their initiative and responsibility in all areas of social activity.

The content of educational programs, the system of educational process organization, the involvement of leading Ukrainian and foreign researchers and practitioners in the institute, respect for the individual trajectory of the student, the opportunity to participate in foreign educational and scientific exchanges, and other instruments develop communication skills and form the ability to study consciously. Each graduate should become a self-sufficient individual who is ready to think critically, can improve him-/herself and be a leader able to solve diverse complex problems.

List of specialties

Bachelor’s degree (the first level of higher education):

Master’s Degree (the second level of higher education):

Postgraduate Studies (the third level of higher education):

The Institute is the base for the Specialized Academic Council D 48.125.02. (specialty 07.00.01 – History of Ukraine) that provides the opportunity to defend PhD and doctoral dissertations. It is also possible to participate in doctoral studies at the Institute.

Departments of the Institute

Scientific activities of the Institute

Areas of research:

The Department of the International Relations carries out a comprehensive research on "International Cooperation and Integration Processes in the Formation of the New World Order," state registration number 0121U109142. The scientific supervisor is the Doctor of Political Science, Professor Tetiana Sydoruk. The Center for European Studies also works at the Department.

The Department of Regional Studies together with the Laboratory for the Study of International Relations in Central and Eastern Europe of 10th-21st centuries carries out a comprehensive research on “The Integration and Incorporation Processes in East-Central Europe and South-East Europe of 16th – 21st centuries,” state registration number 0116U005531. The scientific supervisor – PhD in History, Associate Professor Serhii Rudko.

The Prof. M. Kovalsky Department of History carries out a comprehensive research on “The Topical Problems of Ukrainian History and Historiography of Modern Times,” state registration number 0117U001305. The scientific supervisor is PhD in History, Associate Professor Mykola Blyzniak. The Volyn History Research Center works at the Department.

The Department of National Security and Political Science carries out a comprehensive research on “Political Transformations in Ukraine: Theoretical and Empirical Analysis,” state registration number 0119U103085. The scientific supervisor is the Doctor of Political Science, Professor Yurii Matsievskyi. The Department includes “Polis” School of Political Analysis, the Center for Political Studies, and the Laboratory for Hybrid Threats to National Security Research.

The Department of Documentation Science and Information Activities carries out a comprehensive research on “Theoretical and Methodological Aspects of Understanding Cultural Texts," state registration number 0109U001581. The scientific supervisor is PhD in Art History, Associate Professor Yaroslava Bondarchuk.

Professional scientific journals:

The Prof. M. Kovalsky Department of History annually publishes an academic journal Scientific Notes of Ostroh Academy National University, “Historical Sciences” Series, which is included in the list of professional journals on historical sciences (the Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine dated September 24, 2020 № 1188 (Category “B”). The periodical is included in the following international scientometric databases: Index Copernicus, Scientific Electronic Library (license agreement № 583-09/2014 dated 29.09.2014) and Slavic Humanities Index.

Internships and exchanges

Faculty students have the opportunity to participate in practical training in Ukraine and abroad, as well as actively take part in academic mobility programs.

Student organizations

Both undergraduate and postgraduate students of the institute are united by the Oleksandr Ohloblyn Scientific Society (supervisor – Nazar Martyniuk), and Youth Section of the Scientific Society of History of Diplomacy and International Relations (supervisor – Roman Kitsenko). Scientific conferences are held, student’s research collections and journals Terra Incognita and Ad Fontes are published.

Student self-government is represented by the Student Council of Educational and Scientific Institute of International Relations and National Security. The Student Council is headed by Illia Svydeniuk.

Contact: e-mail: illia.svydeniuk@oa.edu.ua.