Sergiy Gerasymchuk

Deputy Chairman of the Board, Head of the South-Eastern Europe Studies

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Sergiy is involved in political studies since 2001 and has the experience of working for the Secretariat of the Parliament of Ukraine, scientific research institutions under the President of Ukraine and under Security and Defense Council of Ukraine. Besides, he was involved in the project implemented by national and international think tanks in Ukraine and in the area of Eastern Partnership.

Among the organizations and structures Sergiy used to cooperate with in the capacity of expert, analyst and project manager there are National Democratic Institute, Friedrich Ebert Foundation, NATO Center for Information and Documentation, NATO Liason Office in Ukraine, Black Sea Trust for regional cooperation, Volkswagen Foundation, International Renaissance Foundation. As an expert Sergiy cooperated with Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (HSFK), International Center for Defence and Security (Tallinn, Estonia), International Center for Democratic Transformation in Budapest (Hungary), international Research Company GfK Ukraine and also conducted the research at Uppsala University (Sweden) and Lublin University (Poland). Sergiy is also Board member at Strategic and Security Studies Group.

Sergiy graduated from Kyiv-Mohyla Academy as MA in Political Science and is a graduate of the Estonian School of Diplomacy.

Speaks fluent Ukrainian, Russian and English.

The areas of professional interest:

  • political studies and political process in Ukraine,
  • the activities of think tanks and civil society,
  • regional security and frozen conflicts,
  • transborder cooperation.

Recent Publications

(Українська) “Три горішки” для Бундесканцлера…

(Українська) Коли у 1973 році спільними зусиллями кінематографістів з Чехословаччини та Німецької Демократичної Республіки було знято фільм-казку “Три горішки для Попелюшки”, Ангела Доротея Каснер (нині відома як Канцлер Німеччини – Ангела Меркель) закінчувала навчання у школі і готувалась до вступу в університет.


The general approach to security in Romania went through a process of significant evolution in the last century although the events of 2008 in Georgia and 2014 have accelerated the process of such evolution. Strengthening Trans-Atlantic bonds, perceiving the security situation in the wider Black Sea region as a challenge to Romania’s national security and […]


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