KSE at a Glance

Who are we?

Kyiv School of Economics (KSE) is the premier graduate school of economics, public policy, and management in Ukraine and one of the best economic schools in Eastern Europe. It offers 6 Master's programs in economics, business, and public policy & governance, as well as multiple midterm programs.

KSE is also a leading institution in advocating market economy reforms in Ukraine through education, and policy research, and outreach.

Why do we exist?

We exist to build the intellectual foundation for a strong and innovative economy of Ukraine.

We believe in: world class excellence, merit-based competition, evidence-based decision making, and intellectual honesty.


KSE was founded in 1996 by the EERC and the Eurasia Foundation.

Since 2015, KSE has been governed by its Alumni.


KSE has 710 graduates of master programs. About 140 of them got PhD in the West, many returned to Ukraine.

Sample of academic and professional placement includes:

PhD placement 
University of California, Berkeley
Princeton University 
University of Chicago
Oxford University
Cambridge University
University of Pennsylvania
New York University
Bocconi University
Michigan State University
Duke University 
Stockholm School of Economics 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
University of Mannheim 
University of Pittsburgh
University of Michigan

PhD’s Publications 
American Economic Review
Journal of Political Economy
Review of Economic Studies
International Economic Review
European Economic Review
Review of Economics and Statistics 
Journal of Monetary Economics
American Economic Journal – Macroeconomics
Journal of Monetary Economics
Journal of International Economics
Journal of Economic Theory
Theoretical Economics
Economic Theory
Journal of Comparative Economics
Econometric Theory
Journal of Human Resources 
IMF Economic Review

Current Employment 
Bain & Company (Consulting)
Citibank (Banking)
Deloitte ("Big Four")
DioSoft (IT)
EY ("Big Four")
FedEx (Delivery services) 
Fozzy Group (Trade)
KPMG ("Big Four")
MasterCard (Financial services)
Procter & Gamble (Consumer goods)
PwC ("Big Four")
Sigma Bleyzer (Investment)
SimCorp (IT)
VEON (Telecommunications)
Bank of America (Banking)
EBRD (International financial institution)
IFC - International Finance Corporation
IMF (International financial institution)
SD Capital (Investment)
UNDP (Programme)
Western NIS Enterprise Fund 
World Bank Group (Investment)

We provide high quality education to more students each year

KSE Strategic Partners

We are thankful to our alumni, sponsors, strategic partners, and friends of KSE who have supported KSE scholarship program!

Make a Gift

To make a gift to the School – please follow the link: http://www.kse.org.ua/uk/about/support/donate-now-new/

Be a part of something bigger with KSE!