The faculty has created favorable conditions for the creative development of talented students, in particular for the development of abilities for scientific research. Top graduates who have demonstrated a high level of such ability have the opportunity to continue their postgraduate studies.
The Faculty is distinguished by its long way of embodying scientific research, which was manifested in the formation of its own typological school, headed by Professor V.D. Kaliushchenko (“Germanistics, typology, comparative studies of vocabulary and word formation”). The School of Comparative and Typological Linguistics was the first in Ukraine to occupy a leading position in the education of specialists in this field and the preparation of Ph.D. For 20 years under the leadership of V.D. Kaliushchenko many PhD theses and 5 doctoral theses were defended.
Since 1998, scientific studies have been published in the professional journal Typology of Linguistic Values in Diachronic and Comparative Aspects and in the scientific journal Studia Germanica et Romanica: Foreign Languages. World Literature. Methods of teaching. The annual International Linguistic Seminar “Comparative Studies and Typology in Modern Linguistic Science: Achievements and Problems” has been replaced by large-scale scientific internships of the staff of the Department of German Philology, Forums and Conferences with the financial support of the German Academic Exchange Service, DAA Bochum), intensifying cooperation with scientists from Germany.
Annually (since 1996) the Faculty conducts inter-university student scientific conference “Comparative study of Germanic and Romance languages and literatures”. Following the conference, a collection of student scientific papers is published. Every year, students receive a diploma of the winner and promotional diplomas at the All-Ukrainian competition for scientific works, and win prizes at the All-Ukrainian student Competitions in foreign languages.
March 22-23, 2019 4th year student Veronica Podolian in the specialty “Translation” took the 3rd place in the second round of the All-Ukrainian competition of scientific works (the scientific supervisor – Ph.D. Ya. V. Hryhoshkina).
April 24-25, 2019, Kyiv National Linguistic University hosted the II stage of the All-Ukrainian competition of student scientific works in the field “Romano-Germanic Languages and Literature (with the method of their teaching)”. The certificate of the 2nd place was granted to Margarita Kutsa, the student of Master’s Degree “English Language and Translation” (the scientific supervisor – Ph.D. O. O. Zaluzhna). Since 2002, the number of published students’ papers has peaked over 250.
Teachers of the faculty carry out advanced training through internships and business trips abroad. Teachers, PhD students and students of the Faculty, during their internships at the academic institutes of the EU and CIS countries, work on individual scientific research, participate in conferences and scientific seminars.
Our faculty supports concurrent studies at higher education institutions in Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States, Denmark, and France.
Current conferences of the faculty: All-Ukrainian scientific conference «Актуальні питання вивчення германських, романських і слов’янських мов і літератур та методики викладання іноземних мов»; «Topical Issues of Humanities, Technical and Natural Sciences».
Типологія мовних значень у діахронічному та зіставному аспектах
Матеріали міжнародної науково-практичної конференції
“Сучасні дослідження мови та літератури”
Матеріали Міжвузівської наукової студентської конференції
“Зіставне вивчення германських, романських і слов’янських мов і літератур”
Збірник матеріалів конференції «Topical Issues of Humanities, Technical and Natural Sciences»
(Всеукраїнської конференції у 2016, 2017, міжнародної – у 2018 р.)