Prof. Dr. Nataliya Malysheva acts as Deputy Director of the International Space Law Center of Ukraine (since 1998) and as chief of the Space Law Department in the Koretskyj Institute of State and Law of the Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences. She is professor at the Kyiv University of Law (since 1995) as well as associated professor at the University of Poitiers (France). Prof. Malysheva obtained her PhD degree in 1979 (dissertation on legal protection of Environment against noise) and Full Doctor of Law degree in 1996 (dissertation on harmonization of Environmental Law in Europe).
Prof. Malysheva is an Academician of the Ukrainian National Academy of Legal Sciences, a Corresponding Member of the International Academy of Astronautics, a member of the International Institute of Space Law and a member of the UNESCO National Committee “Man and Biosphere”. She is also a UN expert on education in the area of space law, member of the Ukrainian delegation in the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space and its Legal Subcommittee. In addition, she is a merited lawyer of Ukraine and Laureate of the State Prime of Ukraine in the area of science and technique (2007). Prof. Malysheva participates in drafting the Ukrainian laws and regulations in the spheres of peaceful use of outer space and environmental protection.
Her publications (more than 400) include articles in the fields of international and national environmental law, space law, European law and comparative law. She is co-editor of the thematic book series “National Space Legislation in the World” (5 volumes, 6 books, with commentaries, in Russian and English) and member of the editorial boards of some Ukrainian legal periodical editions, like aviation law and space law.