Кафедра германської філології

Сумський державний університет
Факультет іноземної філології та соціальних комунікацій




Attention to Bachelor program applicants in 2017!

Faculty of Foreign Philology and Social Communications

Sumy State University

Specialists in specialization

035.04 Philology. Germanic Languages ​​and Literature.

Translation (English, German)

Welcome to Bachelor learning program that has a purpose to prepare philologists - qualified specialists with knowledge of two foreign languages and cultures, theory and history of world literature, ready for professional translation work and intercultural communication.

Studying Bachelor learning program you will obtain qualifications of

"Bachelor of Philology, Translator (English / German)"

and be able work in different areas of public and private sector that need highly qualified specialists in foreign languages!

Sumy State University is a guarantee of your professional development!!!

 5 continents highly appreciate SSU translators’ work!




- Studying at one of the best true classic universities of Ukraine!

- Learning by the modern approaches from the best professionals in foreign philology!

- Student life, full of fascinating and colourful events!

- Participation in international projects and grants;

- Limitless opportunities for further education and employment everywhere in the world!

Students training programme is conducted on the educational levels of "Bachelor", "Specialist" and "Master". There is a postgraduate training programme in 10.02.04 − Germanic Languages speciality.

The training major is English; German is the second language, studied from the primary level. The Chinese and Polish classes are held as well.

Training is conducted using the up-to-date computer technologies. There are modern language laboratory, video lab and computer room. The Translation Training and Resource Center "LinguoStar" is actively functioning in the Department. Student scientific circles "Research Office ", "Career Office ", "Travel Office" and “English Courses” are working within the Centre. Under the guidance of Prof., Doctor of Philology, Academician of the Higher School Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Svitlana O. Shvachko the powerful scientific work is conducted.

Specializations of "Translation in Foreign Economic Activity" and "Legal Translation" were opened.

The level of knowledge obtained is confirmed by the prize winner places, won by students in nationwide competitions and forums in recent years.

The University International Affairs Office organizes training of students abroad within international cooperation programmes in such countries as the USA, the United Kingdom, Germany and Turkey.

The graduates of our speciality of Foreign Philology and Social Communications Faculty of SSU, on receiving a diploma of an English and German translator-teacher can work as translators in public institutions and private firms of Ukraine and abroad; as employees of diplomatic missions and international relations departments; in legislative bodies; in the media and language services; as professors in universities, schools, lyceums and gymnasiums.

The Internet–ranking of the world Universities ICU, which provides the international catalogue of the World Higher Educational Establishments, gave Sumy State University the position in top ten among the Ukrainian universities.

According to the international ranking of higher educational establishments QS World University Rankings, SSU entered the Top-700 of world leading universities.

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