Professor Evhen Tsybulenko


Professor Evhen Tsybulenko

Full Professor of Law, Chair of International and Comparative Law Department
Tallinn Law School (Tallinn University of Technology)


Visiting Professor / International Humanitarian Law

Visiting Senior Mentor / JCGSC (2007) Module 204 –
International Law



February – May 2002 – Post-doctoral researches. International Human Rights Law Institute, De Paul University, College of Law (Chicago IL, USA). Sponsored by the US Department of State and administered by IREX.
21 February 2000 - Ph.D. in Juridical Science (speciality - International law). Kyiv National (T. Shevchenko) University.
1992 - 1996 - Master of Laws and interpreter of English. Institute of International Relation, Kyiv National (T. Shevchenko) University.
1989 - 1992 - Moscow Military Institute; all branches of domestic (Soviet Union/Russian) law, crime detection, also studied English, philosophy, psychology and computer science.


Summary of relevant work experience

2003 – Present - Full Professor of Law. Head of the Chair of International and Comparative Law, Tallinn Law School, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia.
2001 – 2003 - Associate Professor on the Chair of International Law and Comparative Legislation, Kyiv International University, Kyiv, Ukraine.
1996 – 2000 - Officer in charge of dissemination of International Humanitarian Law to academic circles and universities, International Committee of the Red Cross (Geneva) - Diplomatic Mission in Kyiv. The Mission covered Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova (at an earlier stage - Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia as well).
1994 – 1996 - Legal advisor and dissemination officer (international department). National Committee of the Ukrainian Red Cross Society, Kyiv.


Summary of professional skills and expertise

Prof. Tsybulenko has published more than thirty books and articles. He took part in preparation of commentaries and recommendation on draft law concerning the protection of Red Cross and Red Crescent symbolic in Ukraine, which was adopted in July 1999, as well as on the draft new Criminal Code of Ukraine (the war crimes chapter).

Prof. Tsybulenko is an external expert of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Estonian Red Cross, Directorate-General for Education and Culture of European Commission and OSCE. He is a lecturer at Warsaw International Humanitarian Law (IHL) International Summer Academy, Baltic Summer Academy, and Commonwealth of Independent States Summer School on IHL.


Professional training relevant to expertise:

May – June 2002 - Internship with the American Red Cross Headquarters. International Services Department (Washington DC, USA). Sponsored by the US Department of State and administered by IREX.
March 1998 - Course on IHL/Human Rights, Communication Techniques organized by ICRC (Geneva). ICRC’s Certificate
August 1995 - Courses on IHL organized by ICRC and Polish Red Cross (Warsaw). ICRC’s Certificate
July 1994 - Internship with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (treaty and law department)
June 1989 - Internship with the Simferopol Military prosecutor office 


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