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On this page the University Library provides information to help you find books, journals and newspapers available at the UB about the subject of Ukraine: German and international daily newspapers (online), e-books and e-journals, databases with statistics and printed media from numerous subject areas.

In addition, you will find further information and offers of help from the University, etc. If you have any questions or suggestions, please write to us. We offer special support for refugee students and academics from Ukraine. Contact: info[at]bibliothek[dot]uni-kassel[dot]de |

Curated literature lists

Free access to Ukraine-related E-Books

Open Access: Accessible also outside the campus network and for non-university members


More than 5.000 up to date international, national and regional daily newspapers and magazines from 100 countries, in 60 languages

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Refugee Ukrainian students and academics can also receive a library card. A residence permit with a minimum validity of three months is required. This can be obtained from the Kassel Service Office and must be presented when collecting the library card.

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Sources of information about Ukraine (Selection)

German pupils are experiencing a war in Europe for the first time. How should Russia's war of aggression on Ukraine be explained to them in class? Through social media, news and conversations among their peers and with adults, they receive a lot of information that they have to classify.

The German Education Server and the State Agency for Civic Education Baden-Württemberg provide background information and materials for primary school and lower and upper secondary school lessons, as well as Ukrainian teaching materials for grades 1 to 11.

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Landeszentrale für politische Bildung Baden-Württemberg

Selected and continuously supplemented services of the Federal Agency for Civic Education (bpb)

War on Ukraine

The Country Analyses offer competent assessments of current political, economic, social and cultural developments in East-Central Europe and the post-Soviet region. All country analyses are part of a joint project that is committed to scientifically sound, generally understandable analysis of developments in Eastern Europe, to openness to different positions on content and the provision of free and non-commercial information to a wide interested public. The authors are international scholars and experts. The editorial teams of the country analyses consist of academics with many years of research experience in the respective countries.

Country Analyses Ukraine

Country Analyses Russia

Understanding Ukraine is a thematic project of the Centre for Liberal Modernity. In addition to the website, which offers analyses, evaluations and commentaries on developments in the country, the project promotes a deeper understanding of Ukraine and its European ambitions with events across the republic. It is about critical empathy for a country on the move, which has to stand its ground against the Kremlin's military and political intervention.

Understanding Ukraine

KATAPULT builds simplified and detailed graphics from statistics and studies in the social sciences. The articles are written by scientists or KATAPULT editors.


History portal of the German-Ukrainian History Commission | Bilingual: German - Ukrainian

Ukrainian History Portal

The Ukraїner Media Project was founded in 2016 for the followers of intellectual mass media, surprising geographical discoveries and multiculturalism.

The project tells stories from all corners of Ukraine, especially for Ukrainians themselves, with the aim of rethinking historical peculiarities and the cultural code of their own country, its ethnographic, geographical and anthropological peculiarities.


Recommended selection of information sources on the internet, compiled and continuously supplemented by the Munich Public Library.

Background informations, media tips, offers of help

Onleihe for Hesse also offers electronic literature, audio files and more on the topic of Ukraine.

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