Cooperation with international colleagues in education and science is the main focus of the international relations of the Department of Germanic Philology.

Since 2013 – till 2021 the department signs agreements and develops strong cooperation with Baltic International Academy (Latvia), Mozyr Pedagogical Institute (Belarus), Ukrainian Institute of Arts and Science (Bucha), Shandong University of Technology (China), L. M. Humilyov Eurasian National University (Kazakhstan), The University of Warsaw (Poland), Jan Długosz University in Czestochowa (Poland) and others

The department works closely with such known foreign scientists as Alexander Kobylarek, Jacek Hulanovski (Wroclaw University, Poland), Inta Buka (Baltic International Academy, Latvia), Eugenia A. Zhuravleva (L. M. Humilyov Eurasian National University, Kazakhstan), Valentina A. Maslova (Vitebsk State University named after P. M. Masherov, Belarus). The department signed agreements with Baltic International Academy (Latvia), University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn (Poland), Mozyr Pedagogical Institute (Belarus), Brest State University named after A. S. Pushkin (Belarus).

During December–February 2013–2014 Bachelor student of Dresden University Philipp MEnde takes experience of teaching German and learning Russian language at the Department. In September–June 2013–2014 – volunteer from the US and Fulbright Scholar Elissa Sperling teaches English to students. In September–October 2013 – Master student from the University of Vienna (Austria) Elisabeth Lechner gains experience in teaching German and English and organizes German Club for students.

Professor Joseph Kush from the University of Duquesne, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, works at the Department during 2018-2019 academic year and  presents the latest teaching methods in such disciplines as "Methodology of Teaching Translation with content module: Psychology and Pedagogy of the Higher School"," Methodology of Teaching Foreign Languages","Practical Course of the English Language ".

Department’s professors, associate professors and postgraduates annually present reports at the international conferences in Ukraine, Great Britain, Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Belarus. Students have an opportunity to visit Yen, Stuttgart, Munich and Vienna by DAAD programme in order to improve the level of German language knowledge.


Department of Germanic Philology

2, Rymskogo-Korsakova st., Sumy, 40007 Ukraine 
Building of the Electro-Technical Department, Room 422
Tel.: +380 (542) 33-70-35.

E-mail: [email protected]

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