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: Olena O. Beliavska, Cand.Sc. (Psychology), senior lecturer 

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

 

Associate Dean for Quality in Education: :Lesia M. Kotsiuk, Cand.Sc. (Philology), Associate professor 

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

 

Senior  Assistant: Kateryna F. Kirianchuk,
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 035.041 Philology. Germanic Languages and Literatures (including Translation), English Major.

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.

List of the programmes

Baccalaureate (first-cycle academic degree):

Germanic Languages and Literatures (including Translation), English Major

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

Germanic Languages and Literatures (including Translation), English Major

Language Mediation and TESOL

Scientific research activities of the faculty

Fields of scientific research:

Comprehensive research topic 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, scientific supervisors are Doctor of Science (Pedagogics), Full professor Vasyl M. Zhukovskii, Cand.Sc. (Pedagogics), Associate professor Oksana Yu. Kostiuk

Comprehensive research topic of the Department of Indo-European Languages - Applied Linguistic Studies in Terms of Intercultural Communication, the State registration number 0116U003900, scientific advisor is Inna V. Kovalchuk, Cand.Sc. (Psychology), Associate professor

Comprehensive research topic of the Department of International Verbal Communication – The Peculiarities of Teaching English for Professional Purposes at Nonlinguistic Departments, the State registration number 0116U005532, scientific advisor is Halyna V. Kraichynska, Cand.Sc. (Philology), Associate professor. 

Comprehensive research topic of the Department of English Philology - Lexical and Phraseological Aspects of Discourse, the State registration number 0116U005587, scientific supervisor is Anatolii O. Khudolii, Doctor of Science (Politics), Full professor 

Specialized scientific periodicals:

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. The collection is indexed by Index Copernicus ICV 2016 and Google Scholar. 

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 International Scientific and Practical Conference Intercultural Communication: Language - Culture - Personality was launched, in 2016 it was replaced by the International Scientific and Practical Conference Applied Linguistic Studies in Terms of Intercultural Communication.

In 2010, the International Internet Conference Linguo-Cognitive and Sociocultural Aspects of Communication was launched.

In 2011, for the first time, the All-Ukrainian Student Scientific and Practical Conference Linguistic and Cultural Aspects of Communication was held. 

The Symposium on Canadian Studies was launched in 2011.

2013 was the starting point of the Annual Canadian Scientific Readings and the All-Ukrainian Scientific and Practical Internet conference English for Specific Purposes.

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

In September 2018, the faculty hosted the IX Congress of Ukrainian Spaniards.

The Faculty encompasses:

Scientific groups and seminars:

  • 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)  
  • Applied aspects of Linguistic Studies: Lexicology, Terminology, Corpus Linguistics, Translation (scientific supervisor Lesia. M. Kotsiuk) 
  • Literary Translation Studio (supervised by Oleksii A. Pelypenko, senior lecturer)
  • Modern Translation and Localization Studio (supervised by Yu. V. Zablotskii)
  • Seminar "Gender Education Policy in Educational Institutions in Europe" (coordinated by Liudmyla Lushpay);
  • 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), Associate Professor) 
  • Educational and methodical seminar "New Trends in TESL”;
  • Scientific and methodological seminar New Technologies in Teaching English (supervised by Nataliia V. Lominska);
  • Literature Studies (supervised by Lidiia V. Zelinska, Cand.Sc. (Phylology), Associate Professor)

Language clubs:

  • English Speaking Club (supervised by Kateryna V. Simak)
  • English club Chatter Box
  • 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)


The students are provided with: linguaphone laboratories, computer class, modern digital multimedia equipment, regional resource center for foreign languages, video center, media center.

Departments:

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)
  • Northumbria University (Newcastle, Great Britain)
  • 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)