CFA: Graduate Study at the University of Kansas for students from Ukraine

Deadline: May 29, 2023

The Department of Slavic, German, and Eurasian Studies at the University of Kansas invites graduate students from Ukraine to apply for the two-year MA in Slavic Languages and
Literatures, with a special concentration in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies,
with the possibility of completing the program within just one year with a reduction in
credit requirements. Within this broad area studies degree, students may choose to focus
on a particular country (including Ukraine) and/or a particular area of interest, such as
history, political science, literature & culture, linguistics, or global and international studies.
The university will offer visa support for students as well as health insurance. Tuition is
waived and students will receive living stipends of about $18,650 per academic year
(9 months). Some funding packages will be in the form of graduate assistantships and
others in the form of teaching assistantships. KU will grant a limited number of awards.
Assistance with plane tickets and relocation support may also be available.


  • A CV or link to online CV or website
  • A copy of BA transcripts (original and English translation)
  • A brief statement describing your scholarly research interests and goals (500 words or less)
  • Two professional references
  • Proof of English proficiency (see more information regarding English proficiency)
    Applications can be submitted on the KU Admissions Website.
    Please contact Aley Pennington to request an application fee waiver once you have started your
    For additional information about the program, contact Oleksandra Wallo.
    For questions about the application process, contact Aley Pennington.

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