Serhij Lukanjuk (Ukraine)
The alumnus Serhij Lukanjuk, born in 1978, became head of the International Office at the National Yuriy Fedkovych University in Tscherniwzi (Western Ukraine) in 2009. Thanks to his extensive language skills and intercultural competences he takes an important role in building bridges between Ukrainian and German academic worlds as a reliable “ambassador” of KAAD in the Ukraine. In 2008 he became President of the Association of former KAAD scholars in Ukraine. At Serhij Lukanjuk’s suggestion a centre for German-language studies called “Gedankendach” was founded in 2009.