Studying Ukrainian Philology is aimed primarily at achieving fluent linguistic competence at a level B2+ according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). However, a "philologist" is not only a language expert, but also an excellent specialist in the history, literature and culture of a given country. Within the framework of a given specialization, students have an opportunity to acquire necessary knowledge of the phenomena occurring in the field of history, literature and culture of Ukraine, as well as to acquire practical skills in intercultural communication and translation and interpretation. The study programme also includes the opportunity to study an additional Western European foreign language (English, German or Spanish) and second East Slavic language (Russian or Ukrainian) in elective courses.
Students of Ukrainian Philology acquire oral and written Ukrainian language skills in accordance with the requirements specified for B2+ level. An inseparable element of the study programme is a significant number of classes of 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 Ukrainian from scratch, aiming at mastering language skills on the B2+ level 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 your own interests, e.g. in the East Slavonic Academic Circle.
Example of courses
- Practical learning of Ukrainian language
- History of Ukraine
- History of Ukrainian Literature
- Ukrainian language grammar
- Confrontational Polish-Ukrainian grammar
- Translation and Interpreting Workshop Ukrainian
- Ukrainian culture in the modern world
- East Slavonic second language (elective: Russian or Belarusian)
- Western European foreign language
Students design part of the curriculum on their own, having at their disposal optional courses from the list of elective courses, which is updated annually.
A detailed study plan is available on the website of the Institute of East Slavic Philology.
Graduates of the East Slavic Philology / Ukrainian Philology major have:
- knowledge and skills in main language of study in spoken and written communication, a second East Slavic language and a Western European foreign 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.