U2 Ukraine (in Poland)


The program will not be offered in 2024. 

An exploratory program in its 2nd year that allows students the flexibility to experience the Ukrainian language and culture in one location.

Study at the University of Warsaw located in Warsaw, Poland which was named the European Best Destination of 2023.

Read a story about the 2023 U2 Ukraine program here.

U2 Ukraine combines:

Ukrainian Language and Cultural Experience: *6 university credits in total

  • A four-week program focused on studying Ukrainian in Warsaw, a rich centre for Ukrainian culture, and also known for its architecture, museums, cultural sites and cuisine.
  • Students will have an opportunity to enroll in either Intermediate or Advanced language-level sections.
  • Collaboratively we will explore the “Ukrainian Warsaw” and its cultural aspects through a number of excursions, engagements with the Ukrainian community, workshops, and participation in Ukrainian events, including explorations of Ukrainian cuisine in Warsaw.

Term and dates: Four weeks, May 13-June 7, 2024

Option A: Intermediate Language Proficiency

*6 credits: UKR 211 “Intermediate Ukrainian I” + SLAV 299 “Ukrainian Cultural Moments”
[UKR 112 pre-requisite or an equivalent language proficiency/consent of the department]

Option B: Advanced Language Proficiency

*6 credits: UKR 300 “Ukrainian Through Its Living Culture ”
[UKR 212 pre-requisite or an equivalent language proficiency/consent of the department]
Note: students can also register for Advanced language proficiency option as UKR 400; please discuss with the instructor

Deadline to apply: March 1, 2024; Non-University of Alberta students will apply via Open Studies

*Credits are transferable to other educational institutions

Eligibility: Open to ALL post-secondary students from all disciplines!

Fees & Costs: Tuition based on *6 credits (domestic and international rates vary); Airfare; Reasonable living expenses & accommodations at or near the U of Warsaw.

Education Abroad Nomination Fee: $250.00 CAD
Program Fee: TBD (cultural visits to Ukrainian sites)

Several Scholarships are available!!!
See the Education Abroad Awards page, University of Alberta International. More details on other scholarships will be made available at the Information session.

Information Session
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 from 3:00 - 3:50 pm via Zoom. Click here [Passcode:525532] 

Additional information sessions: TB

All students, including non-Canadian and non-University of Alberta Apply Here

Program Contact
Dr. Alla Nedashkivska, alla.nedashkivska@ualberta.ca

For information about Spring and Summer Studies at the University of Alberta, please click here.

The U2 Ukraine program is organized by the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural StudiesFaculty of Arts with support from the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies and a number of community organizations.