From the Communist Party School to the Institute of Journalism

The Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv was founded in 1834 as Kiev Imperial University of Saint Vladimir. Nowadays it is a classic university and the leading contemporary academic and educational hub of Ukraine. Currently, its structure consists of fifteen faculties (academic departments) and five institutes. One of them is the Institute of Journalism which takes part in the project Changes in Media Education and Political Dialogue Perspectives.

The history of the Institute began in 1953, when the Faculty of Journalism was opened. In 1993 the Faculty of Journalism became the Institute of Journalism. This event showed a new stage in journalistic education in the independent state of Ukraine. And now, in 2018, it’s a alma mater for Ukrainian professionals in media. The Institute of Journalism prepares not only journalists, but also specialists in advertising, PR, publishing business, media editing, media producing and television filming.

The Institute of Journalism and Institute of International Relations share the building of the former Higher Party School of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in Melnykova Street, where there was provided training and staff development for the federal public service. Its purpose affected appearance of the complex the lacquered wooden window crosses, connection of educational corps with a dormitory, dining-room and sport center through the covered crossings.

The second stage of international project Changes in Media Education and Political Dialogue Perspectives takes part in the Institute of Journalism. The participants from Armenia, Georgia, Germany and Ukraine work there now. The final conference on the 9th of November where the results of the project will be presented will take place in the biggest lecture hall of the institute.


Project meeting in Malta MeLDE in Münster Final meeting in Cracow The Final Final Conference TV, Internet and the Streets of Yerevan Between Armenia’s Past and Future And now: Yerevan The Final Conference in Kyiv Radio Svoboda & ZIK TV Channel Visiting the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine Visiting the Parliament’s newspaper: Holos Ukrayiny Talking with the “Ukrainian News Agency” about the role of media in armed conflicts Interviews and Cutting: The Video Groups in Action Youth 4 Media is partner of the "Changes of media-education and political dialogue perspectives" - funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of German... From the Communist Party School to the Institute of Journalism First day of ‘Changes of Media Education and Political Dialogue Perspectives’ in Kyiv Changes of Media-Education and Political Dialogue perspectives The Conference and the project’s results Visiting an Armenian diaspora community A walk through Odessa’s colours The Intercultural Evening Digital Literacy in the Digitalised era: supporting teachers through a whole-school approach MYgrant METHAMORPHOSIS in action! A kick-off meeting in the city of Wolves DC4JOBS: 3rd Partner Meeting in Breda, the Netherlands Start of the project "Changes of Perspectives in Media Education and Political Dialogue" A project meeting in Malaga DC4JOBS - Digital Competences for New Jobs: Young people (with fewer opportunities) fight unemployment InDVT meeting in Prague Merry Christmas and a happy New Year 2018!