The Center is associated with the School of International Relations and Department of International Relations. Its work is widely used in educational process, for the purpose of curriculum development, coordinating the department’s and division’s faculty research activities, preparing updated teaching materials, etc.

The Center for International Studies has long been involved in the efforts to modernise and bring innovation to the teaching in the field on international relations, security studies, foreign policy. It has a long history of cooperation with the Academic Fellowship Program (AFP) (formerly Civic Education Project (CEP). Its director Volodymyr Dubovyk and Senior Research Fellow Sergiy Glebov have been CEP’s Eastern Scholars (AFP Returning Scholars) and now are active as its alumni. The Center has hosted several AFP/CEP Visiting Fellows: Albert Ringelstein, Maciej Bartkowski, Abel Polese, Gunter Walzenbach. The Center has taken part in the CEP Academic Network in Intermational Relations (ANIR) from 2002 to 2004 and Center’s fellows took part in numerous CEP/AFP workshops and winter schools.

The fellows at the Center have had their lot of experience of visiting teaching and lecturing. Director Volodymyr Dubovyk has delivered an extensive set of guest lectures in a number of universities and other institutions in the U.S. in the time-span since 1997, which included such venues as Georgetown, University of Maryland (College Park), George Washington, SAIS (Johns Hopkins), Harvard, Columbia, University of Delaware, Miami (Ohio), Indiana, Eastern Kentucky, University of Kansas, Denver, Tulane, Stanford, San Jose State, Southern Oregon, Western Washington, U.S. Air Force Academy and Foreign Service Institute. He has also guest lectured at Volyn National University (Lutsk, Ukraine), Academy of International Relations and Diplomacy (Chisinau), University of Georgia (Tbilisi), Galatasaray and Dogus universities (Istanbul). He has delivered a course in 2011 for the Global Studies Program at the Wroclaw University (Poland). And in the winter and spring quarters of 2013 V. Dubovyk has taught three courses for the H.J. Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies, H.M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington (Seattle).

Director Volodymyr Dubovyk, who is on the Fulbright program in the 2016-17 academic year, has begun teaching the course "Ukraine: contemporary issues and challenges" on January 19, 2017. The course is taught at the St. Edwards university in Austin, Texas. 18 students from the global studies and political science programs have enrolled in the course. This course encompasses a variety of challenges that Ukraine faces - from economic development, introducing reforms, fighting corruption to dealing with the Russian aggression. It addresses Ukraine's relations with major international players, - states and international organizations.

Professors of the Department of International Relations have prepared textbooks and educational manuals.

Preparation and Layout of Master Thesis. Methodological Guidelines