Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute is now accepting applications

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Summer Program
June 18, 2016 to August 6, 2016
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Literature, Languages, Political History / Studies

The Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute is now accepting applications for its Summer 2016 program.

For those seeking financial aid, the deadline to apply has been extended to March 28. 

HUSI offers three courses and seven weeks of intensive accredited university instruction in Ukrainian studies beginning Saturday, June 18, and concluding on Saturday, August 6, 2016.


  • Resources: Use the largest Ucrainica library collection outside of Eastern Europe, in addition to Harvard's extensive libraries, museums, and language center.
  • Prestige: Study at Harvard University, one of the most prestigious universities in the world, while receiving accredited university instruction.
  • Location: Enjoy the vibrant city life in historic Cambridge and Boston.
  • Language training: Gain confidence. The Ukrainian for Reading Knowledge course uniquely prepares scholars to conduct research in Ukrainian.
  • Faculty: Take courses with leading scholars in the field, including Volodymyr Dibrova, George G. Grabowicz, and Serhiy Belinky.

These courses are intended for graduate students and advanced undergraduates who are concentrating in Ukrainian studies or who wish to broaden their educational experience. Offerings for 2016 include: Ukrainian for Reading Knowledge; Revolutionary Ukraine: Avant-garde Literature and Film from 1917 to the Euromaidan of 2014; and Society, Culture, and Politics in Modern Ukraine.

The program is run jointly by the Harvard Summer School and the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute (HURI). Admission to the Ukrainian Summer Institute is based on the applicant’s academic record, a letter of recommendation, and an essay.  

Application Deadlines:

March 28 for all applicants seeking financial aid

April 18 for applicants seeking an F-1 student visa

May 12 for all other applicants

For detailed information about the program, courses, application process and deadlines go to the HUSI website:  www.huri.harvard.edu/husi.html

Additional questions may be directed to Serhiy Bilenky, HUSI Director, at 647-687-4953 or by email at serh.bilenky@utoronto.ca


Contact Info: 

Serhiy Bilenky, HUSI Director, at 647-687-4953 or serh.bilenky@utoronto.ca

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