President of the National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy
Serhiy Kvit is the President of the National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine in 2014-2016, Head of the National Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance of Ukraine in 2019-2022, Founder of the Kyiv-Mohyla School of Journalism (2001), headed the Centre for Media Reforms and the Consortium for University Autonomy (2005-2010). The former champion of Ukraine in fencing. Held the position of President at the National University of the Kyiv Mohyla Academy (2007-2014).
He was awarded Fulbright Scholar Grant (Ohio University in 2006-2007; Stanford University in 2017-2018), Kennan Institute (Washington, 2009), and the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD (Cologne, 2010).
He studied at the Taras Shevchenko National University at the Faculty of Journalism (1986-1991). Doctor in Philology (Institute of Journalism at the Taras Shevchenko National University), PhD (Free Ukrainian University, Munich).
His works on mass communications, higher education reform, and philosophical hermeneutics have been published in Ukraine, the USA, Canada, the UK, and Germany.