Yana BROVDIY (UA) is Academic Assistant at the College of Europe, Master of Arts in Transatlantic Affairs (MATA), since August 2018.

Yana holds a Master of Arts in European Political and Governance Studies from the College of Europe (2017-18, Simone Veil promotion) and a Master of Science in European Affairs from Lund University (Sweden, 2010-12). She completed her Bachelor in International Relations at the Metropolitan University Prague (Czech Republic, 2007-10).

She previously worked as Junior Project Coordinator at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in Ukraine (2016-17) and as Research and Communication Officer at the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels (2014-16). Her professional background also includes a traineeship at the European Committee of the Regions, Commission for Citizenship, Governance, Institutional and External Affairs (Brussels, 2016).

Yana is an alumna of the Future Leaders Exchange Program (2006-07), a merit-based scholarship program funded by the U.S. Department of State.

Her fields of interest include European Union foreign policy and external relations, especially European Neighbourhood Policy and the Eastern Partnership; EU-US and EU-Ukraine relations; hybrid warfare, in particular disinformation and "fake news"; influence of NGOs, IGOs and think tanks on foreign and development policies.

Get in touch

+32 50 47 72 98
yana.brovdiy [at] coleurope.eu