Dr. Vira Ratsiborynska

Faculty - Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies (CCDS)

Dr. Vira Ratsiborynska

Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies (CCDS)


Dr. Vira Ratsiborynska is a Visiting Professor on international relations and international security at Brussels School of Governance, Vrije University Brussels in Brussels, Belgium. She is also an Associate Director and Chief Academic Officer at Asia Pacific and European Security Innovation Forum and Center of Excellence (APSI CoE); Research analyst/ contractor working in support of the NATO entities, and a Member at the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on European Security and Disinformation in Multicultural Societies. Her professional experience includes working in support of international organizations as the European institutions and NATO entities.

Vira Ratsiborynska holds a Ph.D. from the University of Strasbourg, France. She wrote her dissertation on the European Neighbourhood Policy (with regard to the East) and publishes extensively in English and French on the topics of the European Union and the Eastern flank’s security, the relations with the Eastern Partnership countries, NATO and Russia. She obtained a Master’s degree in EU Studies from the College of Europe (Belgium) and a Master in Political and Social Studies from Sciences Po (France).