The National University of Ostroh Academy is the successor of Ostroh Slavic, Greek and Latin Academy, the first higher educational establishment of the Eastern Slavs.

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The National University of Ostrog Academy cooperates with foreign educational and scientific institutions, scientists, representatives of the Ukrainian diaspora.

The National University of Ostroh Academy receive the status of autonomous research national higher educational establishment.

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Ostroh Academy University library which provides the resources for research and educational purposes, the access to the electronic catalogue of the library and foreign library networks.

Teaching and research in the National University of Ostroh Academy is organised by Faculties. There are five Faculties and I. Malynovskyi Institute of Law offering sixteen prestigious specialities.

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Ostroh Academy abounds with the projects which welcome the students willing to actively participate, reveal their creative potential and realize their selves.

Faculty of Romance and Germanic Languages

Administration

Dean of the Faculty: Inna V. Kovalchuk, Cand.Sc. (Psychology), Associate Professor

Contact information:
tel/fax: +380 (3654) 30258
e-mail: inna.kovalchuk@oa.edu.ua 
Office hours:  Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Associate Dean of Research: Oksana Yu. Kostyuk, Cand.Sc. (Pedagogics), Associate Professor

Contact information:
tel/fax:
+380 (3654) 30258 
e-mail: oksana.kostyuk@oa.edu.ua 
Office hours: Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 3.30 p.m.  

Associate Dean for Education: Inna V. Piankovska, Cand.Sc. (Pedagogics), senior lecturer 

Contact information: 
tel/fax:
+380 (3654) 30258 
e-mail: inna.piankovska@oa.edu.ua
Office hours: Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 3.30 p.m.

 

Senior Teaching Assistant:Mariya A. Popchuk 
Contact information: 
tel/fax: +380 (3654) 3-02-58 
e-mail: dekanat.rhm@oa.edu.ua
Office hours: Monday – Friday:  8.45 a.m. – 5 p.m.,lunch break: 1 p.m. – 1.30 p.m. 

General Information and Academic Programs

The Faculty of Romance and Germanic Languages was established on January 2, 2001 by the order of the Rector of the National University of Ostroh Academy. The Faculty was conferred the 4th level of accreditation on July 30, 2014 (Decree No. 2657л of The Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine).

The Faculty offers programs for bachelor’s and master’s degrees in:

035.04 Philology. Germanic Languages and Literatures (Translation including).

The Faculty alumni know the fundamental principles and concepts of the theory and history of the English language and literature, communication theory, philological analysis and text interpretation principles; are familiar with the history, current state, and the prospects for the development of the science of philology; speak fluent English, German/French in their literary form; are aware of and use the basic methods and techniques of different types of oral and written foreign language communication.

The specialities

Baccalaureate (first-cycle academic degree):

035.04 Philology. Germanic Languages and Literatures (including Translation).

Master’s degree program (second-cycle academic degree):

035.04 Philology. Germanic Languages and Literatures (including Translation).

Scientific activities

Fields of research:

Comprehensive research project of the Department of English Language and Literature: Modern Technologies in Teaching English and Interpretation of the Texts of World Literature, the State registration number 0116U003796, is supervised by Vasyl M. Zhukovskyi, Doctor of Science (Pedagogics), Prof., Oksana Yu. Kostiuk, Cand.Sc. (Pedagogics), Associate Professor.

Comprehensive research project of the Department of Indo-European Languages: Applied Linguistic Studies in Terms of Intercultural Communication, the State registration number 0116U003900, is supervised by Inna V. Kovalchuk, Cand.Sc. (Psychology), Associate Professor.

Comprehensive research project of the Department of International Verbal Communication: The Peculiarities of Teaching English for Special Purposes at Nonlinguistic Faculties, the State registration number 0116U005532, is supervised by Halyna V. Kraichynska, Cand.Sc. (Phylology), Associate Professor.

Comprehensive research project of the Department of English Philology: Lexical and Phraseological Aspects of Discourse, the State registration number 0116U005587, is supervised by Anatoliy O. Khudoliy, Doctor of Science (Politics), Cand.Sc. (Phylology), Prof.

Specialized scientific periodical:

Scientific Proceedings of the National University of Ostroh Academy. Philology Series. The periodical is included in The List of Specialized Scientific Editions Empowered to Publish the Results of Doctoral or Candidate’s of Science Dissertations.

Academic conferences

The Faculty members have vast experience in holding regional and international academic conferences and round table meetings. In 2002, the International Summer School American Studies in Ukraine was held. For 10 days, 65 instructors from the leading Universities of Ukraine and Eastern Europe and 15 professors from the USA and Europe had been discussing the issues of the American Studies. According to leading experts and representatives of the Embassy of the United States, the event was organized at a high level and was quite efficient. 

In April 2002, the Nationwide Student Scientific Conference on TESOL was held. The participants of the Conference represented all the regions of Ukraine.

In 2007, the annual International Academic Conference Intercultural Communication: Language – Culture – Personality was launched.

In 2011, the Nationwide Student Academic Conference Linguistic and Sociocultural Aspects of Communication was launched. 

The Language School "Up and Up" for the pupils of the local schools is also operating at the Faculty (supervised by Tetiana M. Shyriaieva).

In 2015, the first Virtual International Conference Modern Technologies in Teaching English and Interpretation of the Texts of World Literature was organized.

The Faculty encompasses:

  • The Centre for Canadian Studies;
  • DELE Exam Center (International Diplomas of Spanish as a Foreign Language)
  • Longman Pearson Tests Testing and Training Center
  • Lexicographical Research Laboratory LEXILAB (supervised by Lessia M. Kotsyuk, Cand.Sc. (Phylology))
  • Research Laboratory Modern Technologies of Forming a Foreign Language Communicative Competence (supervised by Inna V. Kovalchuk, Cand.Sc. (Psychology)) in collaboration with Research Laboratory of Linguistics and Sociolinguistics PREFics of the University of Rennes (France).

Scientific clubs:

  • The Structural and Semantic Features of Phraseological Units in the Languages of Different Structural Type (supervised by Victoria L. Polishchuk, Cand. Sc. (Philology), senior teacher)
  • Text Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Cognitive Linguistics (supervised by Anatoliy O. Khudoliy, Doctor of Science (Politics), Cand.Sc. (Phylology), Full Professor)
  • Terminology Studies (supervised by Lessia M. Kotsyuk, Cand.Sc. (Phylology), Associate Professor)
  • Corpus and Lexicographic Technologies of Representation of Language Data (supervised by Lessia M. Kotsyuk, Cand.Sc. (Phylology), Associate Professor)
  • Literary Translation Studio (supervised by Olexiy A. Pelypenko, senior lecturer)
  • The Semantics of Language and Text (supervised by Halyna V. Kraichynska, Cand.Sc. (Phylology), Associate Professor)
  • Linguocognitive, Pragmatic, and Sociocultural Aspects of Communication (supervised by Inna V. Kovalchuk, Cand.Sc. (Psychology), Associate Professor)
  • Socio- and Psycholinguistic Studies (supervised by Svitlana V. Novoseletska, Cand.Sc. (Psychology), Asociate Professor)
  • Literature Studies (supervised by Lidiya V. Zelinska, Cand.Sc. (Phylology), Associate Professor)

Language clubs:

  • English Speaking Club (supervised by Kateryna V. Simak)
  • Polish Language Club Polskie wieczorki (supervised by Yuliya K. Kratyuk)  
  • French Language Club Panorama (supervised by Svitlana M. Biletska)
  • German Language Club Loreley (supervised by Victoria L. Polishchuk)


Students have at their disoposal a phonetic laboratory, a computer class, modern digital multimedia equipment, the regional resource center for foreign language learning, video and media centers.

Departments:

  • Department of English Language and Literature
  • Department of English Philology
  • Department of Indo-European Language
  • Department of International Verbal Communication

Partners

The faculty cooperates with Ukrainian and foreign higher educational establishments and scientific institutions:

  • Lesya Ukrainka Eastern European National University (Lutsk)
  • Zhytomyr Ivan Franko State University (Zhytomyr)
  • Vinnytsia State Pedagogical University (Vinnytsia)
  • Taras Shevchenko National University (Kyiv)
  • Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (Lviv)
  • Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University (Ternopil)
  • Jan Kochanowski University of Humanities and Sciences in Kielce (Poland)
  • Universities of Warsaw and Krakow (Poland)
  • University of Social Sciences and Humanities (Warsaw, Poland)
  • Catholic University of Paris (France)
  • Goethe University Frankfurt (Germany)
  • The Cervantes Institute (Spain)
  • The University of Rzeszów (Poland)
  • The University of Rennes (France)