Since 2012, the Department of Germanic Philology annually holds the Alter Ego contest. It is arranged to attracting young people to scientific and practical activities in linguistics and translation, to establish creative contacts, to expand scientific ties between young people in different regions of Ukraine.

On 25 November 2022, the current Alter Ego winners were announced in four nominations: "Poems in Ukrainian", "Literary Translation from English", "Literary Translation from German", "Poems in English or German".

This year, over 120 works were sent from Ukrainian students and pupils.

The jury traditionally included Iryna Kobiakova, Svitlana Shvachko and other department members.

The Alter Ego-2022 winners are listed below.

Nomination "Poems in Ukrainian":

Place 1 – Oleksandr Grunskyi (Oles Honchar Dnipro National University)

Place 2 – Andrieieva Polina (Alfred Nobel University)

Place 3 – Pavliv Oleksandra (Sumy State University)

Nomination "Literary Translation from English":

Place 1 – Shumylo Tetyana (Sumy State University)

Place 2 – Alisa Komleva (Vocational School 2 of the Novotroitske Community in the Kherson Oblast)

Place 3 – Artur Stepanov (Holodkiv Grammar School of the Khmelnytskyi City Council)

Nomination "Literary Translation from German":

Place 1 – Oleksandr Butovskyi (Central Ukrainian Volodymyr Vynnychenko State Pedagogic University)

Place 2 – Vedmydera Karyna (Sumy State University)

Place 3 – Anastasia Shkurchenko (National Technical University "Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute")

Nominierung "Poems in English or German":

Place 1 – Daria Chernikova (Vasyl Stefanyk Prykarpattia National University)

Place 2 – Victoria Moskalenko (Oles Honchar Dnipro National University)

Place 3 – Lina Pylypchuk (Vasyl Stus Donetsk National University)

The winners were awarded with diplomas. 


Winning works (2022)

Winning works (2021)

Winning works (2020)


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