The Risen International Culture Exchange Centre (RICEC) is a non-profit educational and cultural institution dedicated to serving international scholars around the world. It was established in 2003 in Kyiv, Ukraine. Since its establishment, Risen International Culture Exchange Center has taken on the promoting of cultural and educational exchanges among multiple countries and regions as its own responsibility, focusing on our goal of being “people-oriented, providing diversified platforms”, and providing scholars with global diversification educational courses and platforms to help them become high-quality international top talents.
Since 2003, RICEC has been serving higher education institutions and organizations in Eastern Europe, the United States, and China for a long time. The basic business scope focuses on four major sectors: “scholar training”, “international education project cooperation”, “technology research and development innovation” and “education investment”.
RICEC has offices in Kiev in Eastern Europe, Berlin in Western Europe, Los Angeles in the United States, Nanchang in China, and Zhengzhou in China, and has registered Rise International Education (rieec.org) in the United States to specialize in education investment, and will complete the investment in New Western University in 2022 acquisition. As the founder, Dr. Kevin was also hired by many educational institutions such as National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev University, National University of Sciences of Ukraine, European International University, Southern California School of Medicine and other educational institutions as the head of the school development center, official representative of the school and consultant of the school board of directors.
In the cooperation between RICEC and universities in mainland China, we give full play to the advantages of the deployment and combination of overseas educational resources, and help domestic universities improve their students’ and faculty’s academic qualifications, international cooperation, scientific research innovation, and department construction.
Since Risen International Culture Exchange Center was established, it has provided international students, especially Chinese students, with free local services in Kyiv in terms of life, study, and safety. At the same time, our center also actively participates in cultural exchanges and learning activities between China and Ukraine. Risen is committed to humanitarianism. Therefore, we not only provide high-quality educational services, but also encourage students to actively participate in social activities and charity, to help students grow and cultivate a noble sense of social responsibility.
Since 2015, RICEC has participated in the international development programs of many universities in Ukraine and the United States. The founder of RICEC, Dr.Kevin, has been hired by many universities as the head of the school development center.
In 2017, our center established Risen International Education Exchange Center (RIEEC) in the United States, so that our center could serve people throughout Asia, Europe and America. Because of Risen’s high credibility, excellent reputation, and professional team, Risen International Education Exchange Center cooperates with many universities and research institutes in the United States, China and Ukraine. Today, the universities, colleges, high schools, and elementary schools under Risen are located in China and the United States; we have also signed cooperation agreements with many universities in the United States, Ukraine, China, and Taiwan, so that students have diversified choices and practical development paths; Risen has become the official international representative of many universities, building a bridge of friendship between all continents. Starting in 2020, many international students and scholars have been unable to conduct academic exchange visits due to the epidemic. RIEEC, once again, connected international bridges, linking scholars from all continents through the Internet.
On February 24, 2022, the Russo-Ukraine war broke out. All RICEC employees returned to Kiev, Ukraine at the beginning of the war. From February 14 to April 1, all staff worked together to stand firm in faith and love own post. RICEC helps our students, scholars and their friends to evacuate from the bombardment to a safe third country, and help them resume their university courses and research programs. And all the staff of RICEC led the fellow students to actively participate in international humanitarian aid activities. During this process, RICEC experienced its own transformation and rebirth.
Risen International is committed to serving scholars from all over the world, providing them with equal opportunities and a broad platform, so as to enable them to have international capabilities, abilities and visions. At the same time, our center regards itself as a learning organization, constantly seeking different partners to achieve common goals, and is eager to discover new ways and methods to explore international cooperation in culture and education.