Oksana Koshulko


Oksana Koshulko’s academic background comprises over ten years of international experience in study, teaching, and research in different countries and universities in Europe and Asia.

Her latest research project before joining HIAS, “Refugeeism because of Russia’s war in Ukraine: Explanation, Analysis, Exploration”, was carried out at the Technical University of Munich in 2022.

Oksana was invited as a research fellow too, amongst other institutions, Maltepe University, Istanbul, the Cracow University of Economics, and Jagiellonian University, Cracow, where she conducted several different research projects in the field of gender and migration studies. She was awarded several different scholarships and funding opportunities, for example from the Krzysztof Skubiszewski Foundation, the Polish Academy of Sciences, and the Queen Jadwiga Scholarship Fund of the Jagiellonian University, as well as the Turkish Scientific & Technological Research Council. In addition, she received grants from the American Association for Women in Slavic Studies and the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies of the University of Alberta, Canada.

Oksana’s current main research interests are in migration, gender, and refugee studies. At HIAS, she is carrying out an interdisciplinary research project, entitled “Ukrainian War Refugees in the E.U.: Security, Challenges, Prospects”.

Oksana Koshulko’s HIAS Fellowship is part of the initiative Science Bridge for Ukraine of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and is funded by the federal and state funds acquired by Universität Hamburg in the framework of its Excellence Strategy and by the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg.