A new private university in Kyiv to be formed in partnership with one

of the world's leading U.S. universities, Arizona State University

Opening in September 2021

Global Connections, Technology Focused, Innovative Campus

Monday, December 14 , 2020, 10 a.m. Washington time, 5 p.m. Kyiv time

WASHINGTON, D.C. - YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND a webinar “Establishing the American University in Kyiv (AUK)" organized by U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC) on Monday, Dec 14, 2020 from, 10:00 am to 11:15 a.m. Washington time, 5:00 pm-6:15 pm Kyiv time, via ZOOM.

The American University Kyiv (AUK) will be a world class private university in Ukraine, opening in September 2021.  AUK will have access to world-leading curriculum from Arizona State University.

AUK will bring together investors from Georgia and Ukraine. The partnership is co-managed by Cintana Education - a world leader in university design and transformation - which maintains a strategic partnership with Arizona State University.  Cintana has developed and launched new universities across Europe, the Americas, and Asia Pacific.  


  1. Amb. Kurt Volker, Distinguished Fellow at the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA); in   2017-2019 U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations, Washington, D.C.
  2. Dr. Stefanie Lindquist, Senior Vice President, Global Academic Initiatives, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
  3.  Cagri Bagcioglu, Regional Director, Cintana Education, Tempe, Arizona
  4. Rick Shangraw, CEO, Cintana Education, Tempe, Arizona
  5. Oleksii Shershnov, Director, Wings and Freeman Capital, Kyiv, Ukraine
  6. Serhii Voitsekhovskyi, Member of the Board of Directors, BGV/ATB Group, Kyiv, Ukraine
  7. Karlo Goginava, Managing Director, Wings and Freeman Capital, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Morgan Williams, Moderator, President & CEO, U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC), Washington, D.C. USUBC is the largest private Ukraine specific trade association in he world not headquartered inside Ukraine with over 220 members.  USUBC is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2020.  USUBC was established in Washington, D.C. in October of 1995. Williams became President of USUBC in January of 2007.  




The link to join the online ZOOM meeting will be sent to you in the confirmation e-mail after you register.

FOOTNOTE: USUBC thanks Ambassador Kurt Volker for his assistance in arranging 
for the USUBC webinar about establishing the American University in Kyiv.

NOTE: PLEASE FORWARD THE INVITATION to anyone you think would be interested. The meeting is open. 

ADDITIONAL WEBINAR BROADCAST OPTIONS: The webinar meeting will also be broadcast on two additional platforms:

1. USUBC YouTube channel

2. USUBC Facebook page

If you have any questions about connecting to the webinar please contact Denys Jatsyshyn, USUBC Director, Corporate Relations in Kyiv at  

Recorded versions of the previous 24 U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC) live webinars are available on USUBC YouTube channel