Students of the Department of Germanic Philology of SumDU actively continue to win prizes in the translation competitions.
Master student Iryna Kuts participated in the XI Interuniversity Competition of Young Translators, which was held at the Faculty of Linguistics and Social Communications of the National Aviation University, Kyiv.
In the light of last news and went on quarantine, the organizers had to slightly change the traditional procedure for holding the competition.

A third-year student-translator Mariia Rudenko became a scholar of the Erasmus+ International Academic Mobility Program in February and started her long journey in Iasi, Romania. She is now a student of Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi and she shares her first impressions of studying and staying abroad.
“It was my biggest dream, and it finally cane true,” says Mariia. “A month and a half has already passed, I can’t even believe that the time is flying so fast. And it was definitely my best month in my life. For me, the word "Erasmus" is now associated with the word combination "for the first time".

SumDU students-translators have won in the IV International translation students competition "Translation as a means of ethno-lingual images of the world actualization", the results of which became clear on March 26th at the Institute of Foreign Philology of the National Pedagogical Drahomanov University.

Third-year students of the speciality "Philology" have discovered the power of Microsoft Office 365  and online applications OneNote, Sway, Publisher, Excel while studying the discipline "Basics of Computer Science and Applied Linguistics with expletive informative Module: Copywriting"
(Lecturers Larysa Hartsunova  and Antonina Prokopenko ). Microsoft Teams helps to hold meetings and video conferences, which is extremely important in the distance learning environment.

New conditions of studying encourage using new forms and methods of teaching. Under the guidance of Senior Lecturer Alla Krasulia, fourth-year students of the Department of Germanic Philology at SumDU study the discipline "Innovative educational technologies in foreign languages teaching" by mastering the newest means of teaching.

Master students of specialty Philology, Marharyta Turchyna and Yuliia Lazutkina, who became participants of XVII Eastern Winter School, had a chance to visit the Homeland of Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin and Henryk Sienkiewicz – Poland, a country with a vibrant folklore and ancient history. The educational process lasted from February 28 till March 14 at the University of Warsaw. For both girls, it was the first trip abroad and it left on them a deep impression. Of course, only the best ones!

The Хth All-Ukrainian students’ scientific conference «Translation Innovations» , scheduled on March 20th-21st, 2020 by the Department of Germanic Philology of Sumy State University, was held distantly. The proceedings of the conference include the works of 96 participants, among them there are representatives of 6 higher educational institutions of such cities as Sumy, Kyiv, Lutsk, Zaporizhzhia, Batumi (Georgia), as well as the students of Sumy specialized school of I – III degrees №7 and Sumy regional gymnasium boarding school for talented and creatively gifted children.

On the occasion of holding the X All-Ukrainian students’ scientific conference "Translation Innovations", on March 20-21th, the Department of Germanic Philology and experts from employers board in specialization "Translation" have created a professional portrait of specialists, who are translators by vocation. Our investigation was held on the occasion of 25th anniversary of the speciality "Philology" ("Translation") of SumDU.
The Department of Germanic Philology of SumDU had prepared approximately 4000 qualified degreed specialists and created the translational community of Slobozhanshchina. The transnational group in this region is represented by 3 professional groups - freelancers, the office of translators and staff translators, for whom online quiz about each of market sectors was made.  

he staff of the Department of Germanic Philology,students of the specialty Philology and graduates of all years cordially congratulate #the best faculty in the galaxy on its 20th anniversary!!!
We are very proud that the creation of specialty «Translation» 25 years ago has given the impetus to the development of humanitarian pillar at SumDU. So nowadays we have an incredible result of mutual persistent, thorough, creative and interesting work!

We are to inform you that SumDU imposed quarantine from 12.03.2020 to 03.04.2020.
Quarantine terms may change depending on the epidemiological situation in Ukraine. Lecturers apply distance learning to educate students.

 Methodological materials for distance learning: http://gf.sumdu.edu.ua/uk/metodychne-zabezpechennia-ta-dystsypliny.html