Being a genuine language enthusiast with a keen interest in politics, history, international affairs, and journalism, Liliia Hudziuk graduated from Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University majoring in English and German Studies. Inspired by the miscellaneous youth exchanges she has taken part in, she co-founded Ukraine’s office of the non-profit organization GFPS (Community for Student Exchange in Central and Eastern Europe) with an aim of promoting student exchanges with Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, and Belarus. In 2020 she received a scholarship from the Free State of Bavaria for studying journalism at the summer school of the University of Bayreuth which only reinforced her dream of becoming an international journalist covering Ukraine for German-and English-speaking media.
Being committed to the cause of promoting European values in her home country and enhancing Ukraine’s international image abroad, she firmly believes that her innate knack for writing and avid interest in European politics will help her to act as an effective communicator who brings Ukraine and the EU closer together.
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