This program is established for Belarusians with an active public position, who want to develop their leadership skills and enhance their knowledge of economics, political science, history, and other fields as well as learn more about civil activism in different countries.

What is the purpose of the program?

The Leadership Program aims to teach young Belarusian leaders the basics of striving for freedom.

Why should you join the program?

During the month, participants of the Leadership Program will attend lectures by experts from five countries. Lectures will be focused on topics such as philosophy, economics, ideology, and reform. Each week, participants will also have a meeting with a mentor to discuss the topics of the lecture.

In addition, participants will be able to chat with Ukrainian students who are actively involved in political activism and ask them about their experience in advocacy campaigns.

Who can become a participant?

Belarusian students interested in politics and civil activism can participate in the Leadership Program.

How will the Leadership Program take place?

The Leadership Program will take place online. For 4 weeks, participants will listen to two lectures a week and attend one mentoring meeting.

Program languages: mostly English, some lectures will be in Russian.

How much does it cost?

The program is free.

How to apply for the Leadership Program?

To enter the program, please fill out this form. Selected participants will receive confirmation letters by mail.

Who organizes the Leadership Program?

The program was created by the public organization “Ukrainian Students for Freedom”, which protects and promotes the principles of a free society. We stand for economic and personal freedom. You can read more about our principles here.

Since the beginning of the protests in Belarus, we have supported the protesters’ demands and organized several actions in their support, in particular in Kyiv and Zhytomyr.

Project partners:

  • Ukrainian Society for Economic Freedoms
  • Moldovan Economic Freedom Institute
  • Bendukidze Free Market Center
  • Mises Center
  • Tajikistan Free Market Center
  • The Margaret Thatcher Center of Georgia
  • Case Ukraine