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Serhiy Kvit, president of Kyiv Mohyla Academy stated: “The legal action we undertook seeks to prevent the Ministry’s policy of isolation, unification and brutal central control of higher education, and to protect the public and the national interest by raising the quality of Ukrainian universities and improving their competitiveness in the international arena.”

Minister Dmitro Tabachnyk’s latest demands, prohibiting students from choosing their own fields of study by cancelling the ability to “cross over” to elective master’s programs, is an encroachment on the educational process in which students shape their own learning trajectory.

This system of freedom to choose one’s own field of study has been the basis for the quality of education offered by Kyiv Mohyla Academy since its reestablishment.

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