Department of Theory and Practice of Translation

The Department of Theory and Practice of Translation trains specialists who can perform qualified theoretical and practical activities related to the acquired knowledge and general/special competencies in the field of 035 Philology (035.04 Germanic Languages ​​and Literatures).

Training of specialists at the department involves mastering hard and soft skills that allow to solve complex problems and challenges in the fields of linguistics, literature, folklore, translation and in the process of professional activity.

Department of English Philology

The Department of English Philology trains bachelor’s and master’s degree students in English as the first and second foreign language. The department members deliver lectures on various aspects of the English language theory and supervise the student’s scholarly research.

The main aim the department pursues is to answer the needs of the region in highly qualified specialists who can combine competences in the English language mastering with rich background philological awareness and knowledge of modern cultural context. The graduates are able to provide educational process at educational establishments of different levels, i.e., primary and secondary schools, gymnasiums, lyceums, technical schools and higher educational establishments.

Department of German Philology

The Department of Germanic Philology trains specialists in specialization 035.043 Germanic languages and literatures (translation inclusive), first – German) in educational and professional programs German and second foreign languages and literatures (translation inclusive) for the first (bachelor) and second (master) levels of higher education. In general, the educational program of the department provides for the formation and development of skills and competencies of a teacher of foreign languages and literatures and of a translator.

Teaching of specialized disciplines is carried out exclusively in foreign languages. Information technologies and appropriate computer equipment are intensively used in the educational process. Our teaching staff and students carry out research in the field of philology. The professional training of students includes, in particular, two graduate internships (translation and teaching practicum). There is also the possibility of student internships at foreign universities.

Department of Romance Languages and World Literature

The Department prepares students in the major “French Language and Translation” in full-time study. Educational and professional program provides the acquisition of skills and competences for a teacher of the first (French) and the second foreign languages (English / German / Spanish), as well as for a translator.

Graduates of the program can carry out teaching, educational, scientific and methodical, organizational and managerial activities in educational institutions, as well as translation activities in institutions of all forms of ownership, which require this, according to the occupational classifier ДК (DK) 003: 2010.


Department of Foreign Languages for Specific Purposes

The Chair of Foreign Languages for Professional Purposes offers foreign language courses (English, German, French and Spanish) for undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate students of economics, humanities, and natural sciences of non-language faculties of Vasyl Stus Donetsk National University.