The U.S. Fulbright Student Retreat 2016 has taken place in Odesa I. Mechnikov National University on April 5-7, 2016. The Center for International Studies was local partner in hosting this event.

The retreat has brought to Odesa American Fulbright students and staff members of the Fulbright Ukraine, including its director Marta Kolomayets. In the course of three days both U.S. students and their Odesa counterparts, Ph.D. students and ONU faculty members have presented the results of their research and teaching experiences.

The wide thematic array of presentations had come to include anything from literature, philosophy, language studies to sociology, law and international studies.