Myroslav Marynovych

Vice-Rector for University Mission

Studied at Lviv Polytechnical Institute.

Research internships and felloeships at the Institute for Eastern European Studies at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (Kyiv), Center of Human Rights at Columbia University (USA), Emory University (USA), the World Council of Churches (Switzerland), the Canadian Institute for Conflict Resolution at Saint Paul University (Ottawa, Canada), the Institute of Eastern Christian Studies at the Catholic University of Nijmegen (The Netherlands), the University of Würzburg, the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies (Edmonton-Ottawa, Canada).

Author of 6 books and collections of essays, as well as of the Selected Works in 6 volumes. Has numerous publications in Ukrainian religious, political, and human rights press.

2008- present Vice Rector for University Mission
2005-2008 Senior Vice Rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University
2000-2005 Vice Rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University (till 2002 Lviv Theological Academy) for External Affairs
2007- present President of the Institute of Religion and Society, UCU
1997-2007 Director of the Institute of Religion and Society, the Lviv Theological Academy (later UCU)
  • Participation in the official negotiations between the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church and the Ukrainian Orthodox Church; Vienna, 1998
  • Participation in ecumenical seminars organized by the Evangelical Academy Berlin-Brandenburg in Berlin, Germany, 1993, 1995, 2000
  • Membership at the International Laity Organization Unum Omnes (2000-present)
  • Supervising of the Papal Text Service Office during John Paul’s II visit to Ukraine (2001)
  • Membership at the Advisory Board on Ecumenism for the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (2001- Present)
  • Counsil Membership of the UGCC Commission Justice and Peace (2004-present)
  • Participation in the General Meeting for Delegations of European Commissions Justice and Peace (2007)
  • Member of the “First December” Initiative Group (2012-present)
  • President of the Ukrainian PEN-center (2010-present)
  • Member of the Advisory Council of Ukrainian Jewish Encounter Society (2010-present)
  • Member of the Zarvanytsia initiative (Lviv, 2010-present)
  • Member of the Reconciliation Committee for Ukrainians and Poles
  • Member of the Univ Group (2007-present)
  • Founder and the first Chair of the Board of the Ukrainian Amnesty International Association (1991-1997)
  • Member of Public Council of the Ukrainian-American Bureau for Protection of Human Rights (1991-2000).
  • Co-founder and former member of the Ukrainian Helsinki Group (Human Rights Monitor).