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Call for Applications Student Online-Scholarships (April – June 2023)

Up to 40 online student scholarships in the DAAD project "Ukraine digital: Ukraine in its transcultural and transnational context" (April – June 2023)

Ukraine digital: Ukraine in its transcultural and transnational context” is a project of virtual mobility of the Justus Liebig University of Giessen (JLU) together with the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (NaUKMA) (06/2022 - 12/2023). The project is supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), funding provided by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), as part of the DAAD-programme “Ukraine digital: Ensuring Academic Success in Times of Crisis”. It is aimed at ensuring academic success in times of war, maintaining virtual courses, fostering internationalisation, digitalisation and integration into the European system of higher education as well as strengthening the longstanding partnership between the NaUKMA and the JLU.

Our “Co-teaching programme for European integration (Taste)” in form of online tandem seminars (courses) will provide students and teachers of NaUKMA and JLU with a room for exploring Ukrainian language, history, culture, literature, and society, reflecting on the current state of war, and strengthening Ukrainian voices.

For the summer semester 2023 (April – June 2023), we offer the following seminars:

  • “Language Contact" (Prof. Dr. Andriy Danylenko/New York and Yuliia Kolisnyk/Giessen),
  • "History of Historical Scholarship" (Prof. Dr. Kostiantyn Glomozda/Kyiv and Dr. Tatsiana Astrouskaya/Marburg).

Information about four courses in the winter semester (history, cultural studies, sociology, political science) will be announced later.  

What is the online fellowship about?
Funding is provided for the participation in one digital tandem seminar (course) from April to June 2023. The fellowship is 200 € per month from April to June 2023. Each tandem seminar will be part of the Virtual International Programme (VIP) of JLU and includes tasks (presentations, written papers or others) to be fulfilled. Upon completion of all project activities, students will receive a certificate and transcript of records.

In addition, JLU offers optional online German courses at different levels.


Who can apply for an online fellowship?

Fellowships for participation in one of the above mentioned tandem online seminars (courses) are restricted to BA- and MA-Students from NaUKMA. Students of all NaUKMA programs are eligible to apply. To be eligible for fellowship NaUKMA students

  • should ensure registration of virtual mobility at the NaUKMA International Office (please contact Larysa Chovnyuk on
  • recognition of at least one seminar (course) (students should contact Heads of their Departments to confirm the possibility of recognition according to the NaUKMA regulations)
  • completion of all seminar (course) activities.


How to apply for an online fellowship?

1) Please fill in the VIP application form and send it via email to together with your certificate of enrollment at the NaUKMA (can be provided after the application deadline) by February 19, 2023. In order to complete the registration, you will be asked to provide a transcript of records or a copy of your bachelor's diploma.

2) Please send a short CV (max. 2 pages) including information about your academic education and language skills (in particular, English) together with a cover letter (approx. 1 page). In your cover letter, you should provide the following information:

  • a short self-introduction;
  • which digital seminar you prefer to choose;
  • why you want to participate in this project;
  • how this financial support will help you to continue your studies.

CV and cover letter should be in English. Please send these documents by March 15, 2023.
Please send your application package for the online fellowship and inquiries via email to Iryna Tarku:

Following an evaluation process by a selection committee from JLU and NaUKMA, all candidates will be notified about granting the online fellowship by the end of March 2023 at the latest.