On March 5, the Contract on cooperation was signed between the Oles Honchar Dnipro National University and “Tkuma” Ukrainian Institute for Holocaust Studies. On behalf of DNU, the Contract was signed by Acting Rector Prof. Olga Sokolenko, on behalf of “Tkuma” Institute - Dr. Igor Shchupak.

Between the two scientific institutions, according to the fair words of the dean of the historical faculty of DNU Prof. Serhii Svitlenko, the cooperation has been successfully developing for more than 20 years. Interesting examples of cooperation were given by Dr. Yehor Vradii, Deputy Director of “Tkuma” Institute and Museum “Jewish Memory and Holocaust in Ukraine”; vice-rector of DNU Prof. Valentin Ivanenko.

90% of the researchers of “Tkuma” Institute are graduates of DNU; 5 employees of “Tkuma” and our Museum defended their dissertations at DNU (the last defense – the head of the scientific department of “Tkuma” and Museum Iryna Radchenko – happened only a month ago; it is planned to defend the dissertation of our colleague Maryna Strilchuk).

Oles Honchar Dnipro National University, “Tkuma” Institute and Museum “Jewish Memory and Holocaust in Ukraine” have many joint scientific and educational projects:

- preparation of publications in scientific publications of DNU and scientific journal of “Tkuma” Institute “Holocaust Studies: A Ukrainian Focus” (by the way, the latter recently received the status of a PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATION of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine;

- development of projects dedicated to Ukrainian heroes – the Righteous Among the Nations;

- support for the work of young scientists from Dnipro department of the Minor Academy of Sciences, provided by the head of the department of the Academy of Sciences Natalia Tyaglo and the head of the “historical” direction Svitlana Kayuk;

- “School of the young guide HistoryLabs”, which is still being recruited (e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., phone for inquiries 067 565 7085), and classes will begin on March 14.

We have good prospects for cooperation, which is carried out through interested people and interesting areas of work.

We are always happy to partner, and invite you to cooperate!