Nadia Koval was the Director of the Centre for International Studies of the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine (2017-2018). Nadia got an MA Diploma in Political Science (European Studies) of the National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (2007) as well as a Diploma of a non-degree post-graduate course in Political Science at the Eastern Studies Division at University of Warsaw (2008).
She obtained a French government scholarship for a joint French-Ukrainian PhD program at the Institute of Foreign Languages and Civilizations (INALCO, Paris) and Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. Nadia worked as an analyst in foreign policy and security issues at the National Institute for Strategic Studies and the Ukrainian Institute for the Future. She is also a co-founder and Board Member of the Foreign Policy Council “Ukrainian Prism”, which prepares comprehensive annual reviews of Ukrainian foreign policy.
Her professional interests revolve around international reconciliation and conflict resolution practices; history, culture and politics in Central and Southeastern Europe; a wide range of issues of Ukrainian and European foreign policy in general.