Roman Kalytchak

Position: Docent, International Relations and Diplomacy Department

Scientific degree: Candidate of Political Sciences

Academic status: Associate Professor

Phone (office): (032) 239-41-32


Research interests

European Union Studies; the EU and Ukraine; Regionalism; Cities and European Integration; Internationalization of Higher Education in Ukraine.


Selected publications


External Dimension of Differentiated Integration: The Case of Ukraine // Conference Proceedings “Ukraine-EU: Between Political Declarations and Experts’ Assessments”. – Lviv, 2019.

EU-Norway Relations: A Model to Follow for Ukraine? // Ukrainian Yearbook of European Integration Studies. – Vol. III. – 2019.

Untapped Potential? Ukrainian Cities and the Eastern Partnership // Conference Proceedings “The 10th Anniversary of the Eastern Partnership: Lessons Learnt, Current Challenges and Future Perspectives” – Kyiv, 2019.

Stronger Together? Ukrainian Cities and European Urban Networks // Ukrainian Yearbook of European Integration Studies. – 2018. (published in Ukrainian)

Cities and European Integration: Key Trends and Challenges // Visnyk of Lviv University. Ser. International Relations. – №46. – 2017. (published in Ukrainian)

Subnational Factor in the Relations between the EU and Third Countries: the Case of Canada // Gileya. – №126. – 2017. (published in Ukrainian)

Cities’ Engagement in the Eastern Partnership: Accomplishments and Challenges // Politicus. – №6. – 2017. (published in Ukrainian)

Development of European Studies in Ukraine in XX century // International Conference “European Studies in Ukraine: achievements, challenges, and perspectives” – Kyiv, 2017. (published in Ukrainian)

Disciplinary Identity of European Studies in Higher Education of Ukraine / Yearbook “Regionalism and Integration”. – Vol. 2. – 2016. (published in Ukrainian)

The role of foreign donors in the development of university programs in European Studies in Ukraine // National conference “European Studies in the universities of Ukraine. – Kyiv, 2016. (published in Ukrainian)

Soft Skills. Academic guide/Teaching materials (co-author). – Newcastle-Kyiv: 2016. (E-Manual).

EU-Ukraine Association Agreement in the context of key models of EU’s relations with third countries // Visnyk of Lviv University. Ser. International Relations. – №38. – 2016. (published in Ukrainian)

European Union Enlargement – An Unfinished Business? // Introduction to European Studies: A New Approach to Uniting Europe. – Warsaw: University of Warsaw, 2013. (published in English)

Didactic materials for EU-related studies at Ivan Franko National University of Lviv // Political and Sociological Studies. – Vol. 12. – 2013. (published in Ukrainian)

The state of research on European integration in Ukraine // Poland in the European Union: Adjustment and Modernisation. Lessons for Ukraine. – Warsaw: University of Warsaw, 2012. – (published in English)

Squeezed by the Paper Wall: the Impact of the Enlargement of the Schengen area on Western Ukraine // EU Migration Policy and its Reflection in Third Countries: Belarus, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine. – Maribor: ISCOMET Institute for Ethnic and Regional Studies, 2012. (published in English)

Academic Mobility as a part of integrating Ukrainian University in the European Education Space // Slovakia – mediator on the way of Ukrainian academics to new European university area. – Lviv-Bratislava: Litopys, 2011. – (published in Slovak).

Articles on EU-related issues // Ukrainian Diplomatic Dictionary – Kyiv: Znannya, 2010

The Impact of European Integration on the Formation and Development of Polish Voivodships // Political and Sociological Studies. – 2009. – Vol. 9. (published in Ukrainian)

Regionalism in European Integration Processes. – Kyiv: Znannya, 2007. (published in Ukrainian)

European Dimension of Polish Voivodships in the 1990s // Visnyk of Lviv University. Ser.International Relations. – № 21. – 2007. (published in Ukrainian)

Voivodships in the context of the Polish full-fledged EU membership (2004-2006) // Visnyk of Lviv University. Ser. International Relations. – № 22. – 2007. (published in Ukrainian)

Scientific biography

Roman Kalytchak received his Specialist and Master degrees summa cum laude in International Relations from Ivan Franko National University of Lviv. He defended his Doctoral Dissertation in 2004 and was awarded with the academic title of Kandydat Nayk (PhD). Dr. Roman Kalytchak started his academic career in 2002  at the Department of International Relations and Diplomacy at Ivan Franko National University of Lviv and he has been a full-time Associate Professor there since 2007.

Dr. Kalytchak is also a Senior Research Fellow at the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence “Western Ukrainian Research Center of European Studies” at Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.

His research interests mainly include European Integration Studies, EU-Ukraine Relations, Regionalism, Cities and European Integration, Higher Education in Ukraine and he widely published on these topics.

Dr. Kalytchak has been involved in various EU-related academic projects. His didactic activities primarily focus on European Integration, Dr. Kalytchak mostly teaches EU-related courses and he is a recognized expert in this field within Ukraine.

Dr. R. Kalytchak is a member of the Scientific and Curriculum Council of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and supervises activities related to higher education in the field of Social Sciences. Previously, he served as a Deputy Chairman of the Curriculum Subcommittee on International Relations, Social Communications and Area Studies of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine in 2016-2018.

Dr. R. Kalychak is a board member of the Ukrainian Association of Professors and Researchers on European Integration.

Dr. Kalytchak was a visiting scholar at different European and North American Universities and received several prestigious grants.  More detailed information on his activities is published in the section “Projects”

Because of his extensive experience in developing Area Studies, Dr. Kalytchak was also entrusted to administer the introduction of American Studies at IFNUL (2010-2017). He supervised the creation of the first official U.S.-focused specialization at MA level in Ukraine in 2011 and founded the Center for American Studies in 2014.




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