The studies in Russian Philology with Ukrainian Philology are primarily aimed at providing students with proficiency in two major languages at the level B2+ according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. However, a "philologist" is not only an expert in language, but also an excellent specialist in the history, literature and culture of a given country. In the course of Russian Philology with Ukrainian Philology, students have the opportunity to acquire essential knowledge of the phenomena occurring in the field of history, literature and culture of Russia and Ukraine, as well as acquire practical skills in intercultural communication and translation and interpretation.
Students of Russian Philology with Ukrainian Philology acquire language skills in spoken and written Russian and Ukrainian in accordance with requirements specified for level B2+. An inseparable element of the study programme is a significant number of classes in Practical Russian Language Teaching and Practical Ukrainian Language Teaching (as many as 630 hours), aimed not only at providing future graduates with a fluent command of the language, but also with intercultural competence.
- learning Russian and Ukrainian (also from the beginning) aimed at mastering skills on level B2+ according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages,
- possibility of spending a semester abroad (within the ERASMUS programme) or at another university in Poland (within the MOST programme),
- developing one's own interests, e.g. in the East Slavonic Academic Circle.
Example of courses
- Practical learning of Russian language
- Practical learning of Ukrainian language
- History of Russian and Ukrainian Literature
- Grammar of the Russian and Ukrainian languages
- Confrontational grammar of Russian-Polish and Ukrainian-Polish
- History of Russia
- History of Ukraine
- Culture of the Russian language area
- Culture of the Ukrainian language area
- Information technology
Students design part of the curriculum on their own, having at their disposal optional subjects from the list of elective courses, which is updated every year.
A detailed study plan is available on the website of the Institute of East Slavic Philology.
Graduates of the East Slavic Philology major / specialization Russian Philology with Ukrainian Philology have:
- knowledge and oral and written skills in the languages of their major field of study and a knowledge of a Western European second language,
- communicative competence in general and specialised language, profiled for general communication and mediation in international economic and trade relations,
- the necessary knowledge of scientific disciplines (linguistics and literary studies) assigned to the above field of study / major,
- ability to have a good grasp of the culture, realities and social relations of the East Slavic area,
- the competence to relate their linguistic and translation competence and to acquire, collect, process and transmit information and work as part of a team.
The knowledge, competences and skills acquired by the graduates enable them to find employment in:
- companies operating on the international market or involved in international trade,
- public administration units oriented at international cooperation,
- state and local government administration units,
- production, trade and service companies cooperating with foreign partners,
- marketing, logistics and customer service departments in companies with an international and culturally diverse character,
- advertising and public relations agencies,
- international and non-profit organizations,
- non-governmental organizations, cultural institutions etc.