Democracy and participation, Education

Teaching Back Home in Ukraine


Who is behind this?

Nataliya Hampl

EuropCity--Institute for Intercultural Competencies


Who is joining forces?

LOGO Obriy


Sigmund Freud Private University


Ukrainian Catholic University


Idea Sketch | Proposal


Idea pitch

Support us to bring back young scientist to

Where will your idea take place?

Ukraine (Ivano-Frankivsk, Lviv, Lutzk, Kherson, Poltava, Kharkiv, Odessa, Uzhhorod)

Why does Europe need your idea?

Our project tackles the inequalities of educational opportunities, the issue of “brain drain” and builds a bridge between Ukrainian universities and Western European universities. Our mission is to support the
cohesion of Europe and integration between its
peoples. Regrettably, inequalities of opportunities in the sphere of education still exist on the European continent. In this regard, Ukraine and its provincial universities face notable challenges.

What is your impact?

Enable young talented scholars who have left Ukraine to return back home with gained experience. Together with local students they will look at the problem of "brain-drain". The project will also familiarize Ukrainian students with the Western Education system, European Integration and develop interpersonal, project management and leadership skills while addressing educational problems of their local community.

How do you get there?

Young scientists (eight people) are invited three times during a semester to one university (out of eight
different universities) to conduct educational workshops. The task of young scientist during this time is to use the resources of their students. Together with them they prepare a final presentation and concepts to tackle the
issue of "brain drain". As part of this project, EuropCity conducts scientific research on "what factors motivate Ukrainians to return to their country and contribute to its

What is your story?


Who are you doing it for?

Project participants (young Ukrainian scientists) who once left the Ukraine and gained additional education and professional practice abroad and are willing to share their knowledge in the form of a workshop three
times selected Ukrainian university. Also, the students from universities throughout Ukraine that are interested in innovative teachers from Western Europe.

What makes your idea stand apart?

Tackles inequalities in education, reaches out to rural areas and periphery of Ukraine. Our project is under scientific supervision and accompanied by scientific research.

€ 49520,-

Funding requested from Advocate Europe

€ 49520,-

Total budget

Major expenses

Travel costs (500 Euro/person x 8 persons x 3 workshops) 12.000,00 € Honorars for scholars (800 Euro/person x 8 persons x 3 workshops) 19.200,00 € Accommodation for scholars costs (60 Euro/day x 3 days x 8 persons x 3 workshops) 4.320,00 € Logos, Design, Website 3.500,00 € Public relations 2.000,00 € Management costs 3.000,00 € Technical equipment 1.000,00 € Scientific research report and publications 4.500,00 €

What do you need from the Advocate Europe community?

We are interested in reaching out for further cooperations with national and international stakeholders as well as Ukrainians abroad.



Idea created on March 9, 2016
Last edit on Oct. 30, 2017

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