Department of Philology

The Department of Philology has been functioning since the foundation of the Kyiv Slavic University. The overwhelming majority of the staff of the department directly took an active part in the creation and development of an educational institution.

The department of philology is a graduate for specialists in the specialty "Philology" (English, German, Russian, Ukrainian, Czech, Polish, Bulgarian, Modern Greek), and also ensures the implementation of the curriculum in their specialties of the University:

• "Tourism" (English and German languages) by professional orientation),

• Journalism (English and German for professional orientation),

• "International Relations" (English and German for professional orientation, theory and practice of translation on the basis of English and German, translation workshop on the basis of English and German).

Students of the specialty "Language and Literature (English, German, Greek)" study one of the Slavic languages ​​of their choice. Slavic languages ​​are also taught in the students of the specialties "International relations" and "Tourism". Teaching classes are conducted in the rooms equipped with modern audio and video facilities.

The Department of Philology maintains creative contacts with the leading higher educational institutions of Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Poland, Serbia and Greece at the level of exchange of students, educational and methodological literature, etc. Hellenic students can study under the programs "Fiesape", "Yason" in the universities of Greece. Bohemian students have the opportunity to study at Plzensky University (Czech Republic), and Polonists at Opole University (Poland). Teachers of the Department increase their qualification at the departments of the leading universities of Ukraine, Poland, Greece, etc. Every year Russian as a foreign language is taught by students from Poland, Croatia, the Czech Republic and other countries.

The Department of Philology organizes study tours to Western European countries for students of various specialties in order to study the learned skills of communication in a foreign language.

Graduates of the department "Language and Literature (English, German, Russian, Ukrainian, New Greek, Polish, Czech, Bulgarian)" qualify as a philologist, teacher of language and literature (English, German, Russian, Ukrainian, New Greek, Polish, Czech, Bulgarian) "And they can teach relevant languages ​​and literature in educational institutions to work as translators, assistants, editors, and literary consultants. Graduates of the specialty "International Relations", on condition of a "translator" qualification, can, inter alia, work as an interpreter.

Teachers of the Department regularly receive internships in other higher educational institutions of Ukraine, as well as abroad. In its turn, the Kyiv Slavic University has repeatedly invited teachers from European educational institutions, in particular from the United Kingdom, the United States, Sweden, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Bulgaria. So, at the invitation of the University lectures students of the Department of Philology read English professor Roy Williams.

The staff of the department constantly participate in seminars and international scientific conferences, have a number of scientific publications.

The department also manages the scientific work of students of philology, the results of which are covered at the annual student scientific conference of the Kiev Slavic University.

Annually the Department holds the All-Ukrainian Scientific Student Conference "From the spiritual sources of Byzantium to modern Ukraine", which involves not only students from universities of Kyiv but students from other cities of Ukraine, in particular, students from Mariupol, Odesa, Lviv took part in the regular conference. . As a result of the participation in the conference, all students receive a collection of printed articles in the scientific collection of the Kyiv Slavic University.

Several years ago, the university established the tradition of conducting International Slavonic Olympiads for students of general schools, which include students from schools, colleges, gymnasiums of Ukraine and other Slavic countries, in particular Poland, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Russia, Belarus. Each Olympiad has over 200 participants.