Ukraine: Endemic Higher Education Corruption

  • Elena Denisova-Schmidt
  • Yaroslav Prytula
Keywords: Academic integrity, corruption, higher education, experiment, Ukraine


Based on a survey conducted among 600 students at selected public universities in Lviv, one of the largest Ukrainian cities, this contribution explores the determinants of several forms of student academic dishonesty and provides insights as to which groups of students are more likely to engage in either monetary or nonmonetary corruption.

Author Biographies

Elena Denisova-Schmidt

Elena Denisova-Schmidt is lecturer at the University of St. Gallen,
Switzerland, and research fellow at the Center for International Higher
Education at Boston College, US.

Yaroslav Prytula

Yaroslav Prytula is dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences at
the Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv, Ukraine. 

How to Cite
Denisova-Schmidt, E., & Prytula, Y. (2017). Ukraine: Endemic Higher Education Corruption. International Higher Education, (90), 16-18.
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