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Department of General and Slavic Linguistics

Gagarin Avenue (Prospekt Haharyna), 72, room 1213
Tel.: 374-98-80
E-mail: kafedra_UZR@i.ua
Department website: uzs-dnu.dp.ua
Instagram page: kafedra_uzs_dnu
Facebook page: Кафедра загального та слов’янського мовознавства

The Head of the Department is Pristayko Tamara Stepanovna, Doctor of Sciences (Philology), Full Professor, Honoured teacher of DNU.

The Department staff includes 6 lecturers: 3 Full Professors, 3 Professor Assistants, PhD (Philology).

Educational Activity

The Department of General and Slavic linguistics is one of the oldest departments of the university, founded in 1918 at historical and philological faculty of Dnepropetrovsk University.

The Department prepares philologists-specialists in the Russian philology of educational levels "Bachelor", "Master", prepares scientific and scientific and pedagogical staff through postgraduate study and doctoral studies.

The basic subjects in the curriculum are Contemporary Russian (including Stylistics and Speech Culture), Introduction into Linguistics, Introduction into Slavic Philology, Russian Dialectology, Russian History, Old Slavic Language, the Methods of Teaching Russian.

«Center of Slavic languages» and laboratory of applied linguistics function at the Department.

The Department graduates can work at educational institutions of all levels, mass media (newspaper, radio, television), tourist and advertising agencies, be engaged in translational activity.

Scientific activity

Problems and directions of the Department scientific researches at present are connected with the theme «Theoretical and applied aspects of the study of Slavic languages».

The Bulletin of Dnipropetrovsk University «Problems of General and Slavonic Linguistics» is edited and published at the Department, confirmed as the specialized edition.

Since 2003 the biennial International scientific conference «Lexical and grammatical innovations in modern Slavic languages» has been the scientific trademark of the Department.

International contacts

The scientists of the Department constantly support creative contacts to scientists-Slavists in Slovakia, Bulgaria, Poland, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and the People’s Republic of China.

Students’ life

Students scientific society «Language world picture» function at the department. Under the scientific supervision of the Department scientists the students annually participate in All-Ukrainian competition of students’ scientific papers on Slavic languages, publish scientific articles in journals at DNU and other higher schools.

The students of supervised groups actively participate in the cultural life of faculty and university, holding the Day of the first-year student, students’ self-management.