Nadiia Koval

member of the Board, Head of Central and Western European Studies

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holds a MA diploma in Political Science („European Studies“) of the National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (2007) as well as a diploma of a non-degree post-graduate course in Political Science at the Eastern Studies Division at University of Warsaw (2008). She obtained a French government scholarship for a joint French-Ukrainian PhD program at the Institute of Foreign Languages and Civilizations (INALCO, Paris) and Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. The thesis topic relates to comparative international reconciliation politics, treating the cases of Ukraine-Poland and Greece-Turkey, and the research is currently undergoing. Since 2012, Nadiia works at the Analysis and Information Department at the National Institute for Strategic Studies in Kyiv. She speaks English, French, Polish and Modern Greek.

Her professional interests revolve around:

  • international reconciliation and conflict resolution practices,
  • history, culture and politics in Central and Southeastern Europe
  • wide range of issues of Ukrainian and European foreign policy in general

Recent Publications

The results of Makron’s visit to St. Petersburg

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(Українська) Французький травень

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Russian aggression against Ukraine was one of the major drivers of the UK security reassessment in 2015, which aimed to put an end to the period of defence spending cuts and openly acknowledged the resurgence of state-based threats. Moreover, the 2015 National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review introduced a whole range of steps to counter this aggression, […]