The language training department at the Faculty of foreign citizen training was founded in 1992.
The department is chaired by Candidate in Pedagogy, Assistant Professor Dementieva Tetiana Ivanivna.
The scientific and pedagogical staff consists of nine assistant professors, eight senior lecturers and three assistant lecturers.
The department provides language training for foreign citizens for their further education in higher educational institutions of Ukraine. The students pass their studies in Ukrainian, Russian or English languages in four areas:
- Engineering and technique,
- Medicine and biology,
The department conducts language training for foreign students of the first (bachelor) and second (master) education levels, as well as for graduate students. Every year, to enhance knowledge and skills in the field of language, the lecturers of the department prepare the students for the participation in academic competitions and conferences.
The researchers conducted by the department stuff cover the areas of pedagogy, psychology and methods of teaching foreign language speech. Since 2010 the department has been organizing the international scientific-methodical conference “Language and specialty: topical problems of foreigners training in higher education” which is held every 5 years.
Since department foundation the lecturers have been conducting a large amount of extracurricular work with foreign students.