The Ukrainian Institute in London develops and promotes a greater awareness, understanding and knowledge of Ukrainian history, language, current affairs, business, economy, literature, religion and culture through educational, professional and networking activities. Located in Holland Park, the Institute is maintained and supported by the Society of St Sophia, a UK registered charity. It was founded in 1979 by Cardinal Josyf Slipyj, head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church, following his release from an 18-year prison sentence in Soviet concentration camps. The Institute is affiliated to the Ukrainian Catholic University, a dynamic and distinctive institution of higher education and research in Ukraine.
The Ukrainian Institute in London is a UK registered charity. Registration number 1170753