Oleksandr Shnyrkov

Oleksandr Shnyrkov

Head of Department of World Economy and International Economic Relations


Assistant Professor of the Department of World Economy and International Economic Relations,
Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv (Ukraine)


Associate Professor of the Department of World Economy and International Economic Relations,
Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv (Ukraine)


Director of School of International Business and Management, Center “BIZNEX”, Kyiv (Ukraine)


Chief Expert
Ministry for Foreign Economic Relations of Ukraine, Kyiv (Ukraine)

Deputy Director for Scientific Work and International Relations of Institute of International Relations,
Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv (Ukraine)


Professor of the Department of World Economy and International Economic Relations,
Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv (Ukraine)



Professor of National Academy for Public Administration under the President of Ukraine, Kyiv (Ukraine)

Professor of Banking University of the National Bank of Ukraine, Kyiv (Ukraine)


Head of the Department of World Economy and International Economic Relations,
Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv (Ukraine)

Diploma of International Economist, Translator, Faculty of International Relations and International Law,
Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv (Ukraine)

Ph.D (Economics),
Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv (Ukraine)

Doctor of Economic Science,
Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev, Kyiv (Ukraine)

Theory and practice of the international economic integration processes at the beginning of the XXI century

Research Fields:
Economics & Business
International Cooperation
Social Science & Humanities

Previous and Current Research

  • International economic integration and disintegration
  • Development of Free Trade between Ukraine and the EU
  • Economy of the European countries
  • Competition in the international markets
  • The EU competition policy
  • The EU in the world economy 

Doctoral thesis “Competition in Economic Interrelations of European Transition Economies” (1996).

Participation and coordination of international projects:

  • Jean Monnet Center of Excellence project “Advancing European Studies in Ukraine: Interdisciplinary Approach” (2019-2022).
  • Jean Monnet Chair project “University Courses in European Economic Integration” (2013-2016).
  • 5 TEMPUS projects including “Training Specialists in European Studies” (1998-2001); “Establishment of a National Innovation Education Center ‘INCOS’” (1999-2001); Study of International Finance in Ukrainian Universities (2001-2004); “European Law in Ukrainian Universities” (2001-2004), “Quality Assurance Tools for the Management of Internationalization” (2009-2012).
  • Project of the company “Philip Morris Ukraine” – support for the study and research in the Institute of International Relations (2004-2007).
  • TACIS EUROPEAid project “Legal Training in Kiev, Ukraine, and Selected Regions” (2002-2005).
  • INTAS project “Infrastructure Policy of Stable Growth in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine” (1997-1998).

Future Projects and Goals

  • Development of the Ukrainian exports to the EU
  • Ukraine in the European labor migration processes
  • Regulatory cooperation in the Ukraine – EU integration processes
  • Ukrainian economy in the European value chains
  • Factors and forms of the international economic sanctions of the EU
  • Establishment of the EU digital union

Methodological and Technical Expertise

Membership in the professional organizations: Central and East European International Studies Association; Central Eastern European University Network (Member of the Board); Ukrainian Association of International Economics (Head of the Board).

Member of the editorial boards: “Transition Studies Review”, “Journal îf Global Economy Review”, “Bulletin of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Series International Relations”, “Actual Problems of International Relations”, “Economic Annals-XXI”, “Journal of European Economy”.

Member of the Specialized Academic Board D26.001.02 in Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (08.00.02 – World Economy and International Economic Relations).

Member of the Academic Councils of Institute of International Relations and Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.

Selected Publications

Czuhajew O., Shnyrkov O.
Konsekwencje gospodarcze agresji rosyjskiej przeciwko Ukrainie.
Ñhapter in the Book: Wojna hybrydowa rosji przeciwko Ukrainie w Latach 2014-2016. Ed. By W. Balyuk, M. Doroshko. Lublin: Wydawnictwo UMCS, 2018. P. 223-232. 

Shnyrkov O. I., Shvorak L.O.
The Concept of the Solidarity Economy in Ukrainian Thought-Leaders’ Ideas, at the end of the 19th and Beginning of the 20th Century.
Ñhapter in the Book: Social and Solidarity Economy. The Choice of Ukraine. Edited by Anton S. Filipenko. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017. P.35-43. 

Shnyrkov O., Shvorak L.
Disintegration of Ukrainian and Russian Economies.
Journal of Global Economy Review. 2015. Vol.1. No. 3. P.4-9. 

Shnyrkov O.I., Rogach O.I., Chugaiev O.A. 
Russia’s Concerns for the EU-Ukraine Association: Myths and Realities.
Journal Global Policy and Governance. 2015. Vol. 4. No.2. P.33-49. 

Kopiyka V., Shnyrkov. O.
EU-Ukraine Economic Association and Third Countries.
Ñhapter in the Book: Global Economy: Issues and Challenges of Post-Crisis Development / Edited by E.Siskos and O.Rogach. Kastoria: Technological Educational Institute of Western Macedonia, 2014. P.54-63. 

Kopiyka V., Shnyrkov O.
External Determinants of the EU-Ukraine Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area.
Social and Human Sciences. Polish-Ukrainian scientific journal. 2014. ¹ 01. P. 42-46.
Shnyrkov O., Kopiyka V.
Political Association and Economic Integration with the EU as a Driver of Core Reforms in Ukraine.
EU Neighbourhood Policy – Survey and Perspectives / Herausgeber: Andreas Kellerhals, Tobias Baumgartner. 5th Network Europe Conference, Jerusalem, 20th – 23th October 2013. Schuthess Juristische Medien AG, Zürich, Basel, Genf, 2014. P.95-108.
Shnyrkov O., Kharkova L.
The Macroeconomic Impact of an FTA with the EU on the Ukrainian Economy.
Ñhapter in the Book: Post-Crisis Global Economy: Restoration of Equilibrium: Monograph / A.Andreeva, O.Anisimova, Yu.Bilenko and others / Edited by O.Shnyrkov and Anton Filipenko. Kyiv: Publishing center “Kyiv University”, 2013. P.236-245. 

Shnyrkov O. Independent critique and contribution to Chapter 3:
Case Studies of Trade Liberalisation between the
EU and Chile, Turkey and Poland.
Ñhapter in the Book: The Impact of an FTA between Ukraine and the EU. Oxford Economics, 2012. 

Shnyrkov O.
Ukraine and the Peace and Security aspects of the EU Neighborhood Policy.
Manuscript presented to the international conference: “The EU and its new neighbors”, Chishinau (Moldova), 27-28 March, 2006. 

Shnyrkov O.
The Role of Integration Processes in Social-Economic Convergence in Europe.
Actual Problems of International Relations.2004. ¹ 45. Part 1. 16 p. 

Shnyrkov O.
Problems and Perspectives of Economic Integration of East European Countries.
Manuscript presented to the IV World Congress for Soviet and East European Studies. Harogate, 1990.


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