Twenty-five Ukrainian students will have the chance to attend courses at CBS for free this summer. The initiative is the result of a partnership between CBS and Karazin University in Kharkiv.
“We can do our share as an academic institution to strengthen Ukrainian universities,” says Martin Jes Iversen, Vice Dean of International Education.
Right now, CBS is helping three Ukrainian students who are entering CBS’ International Summer University Programme. “We are working together with Kharkiv National University in Ukraine and have offered them a free spot on relevant courses at CBS during the summer,” explains Wilbert van der Meer, Head of the International Office at CBS. Learn more about the initiative in this article and find out how you can help Ukrainian students.
Laurenz Aisenpreis is a CBS student who, in his spare time, helps refugees in Greater Copenhagen to get bikes so that they can leave the house to buy groceries, go to work etc. “We don’t have enough bikes for all the requests, so we need as many as we can get,” Laurenz says, encouraging everyone to donate their old bikes to a good cause.
CBS WIRE has interviewed Felikss, a part-Russian student at CBS. Hear his views on having Russian roots at this moment in history and how horrified he is about the war in Ukraine right now.
What does it feel like, having your closest family in the middle of a war zone with almost no food and no way out? What do you do when you can only watch the horrors from afar? CBS WIRE has interviewed a young Ukrainian woman who is studying at CBS to get her personal story of the crimes happening in Ukraine. An insight filled with terror, extreme bravery, and resilient hope all at the same time.
Denmark’s eight universities – including CBS – have condemned the Russian invasion of Ukraine and suspended all cooperation with universities in Russia and Belarus. Also, CBS Students expresses sadness about the attack and is helping a Ukrainian exchange student in her efforts to organize humanitarian assistance for the Ukrainian people.