Department of language training for foreign citizens

General information

Department of language training of the preparatory faculty provides studies for foreign students at Sumy State University.

Areas of work

  • Ukrainian as а foreign language
  • Russian as a foreign language

The Department of language training for foreign citizens was established in 1991.

The department is headed by associate professor, Ph.D. Larysa V. Bidenko.

Department Staff

The Ukrainian and Russian languages are taught by highly qualified lecturers with extensive experience. Among them: 5 assistant professors, candidates of philology (5) and pedagogy (1) sciences, 8 senior lecturers, 6 lecturers. The average pedagogical experience of the lecturers is 20 years.

The Ukrainian and Russian languages for foreign students are provided by the following aspects:

  • introductory phonetics and grammar course;
  • elementary grammar course;
  • basic grammar course;
  • scientific style of speech;
  • training of coherent speech.

The control of knowledge and skills is carried out by a ranking system that helps improve the quality of education as a result of the systematic work of students during the semester.

The Department carries out research work determined by the government on the subject of "Innovation in educational technology in teaching Russian and Ukrainian languages to the foreign students " (supervisor - associate professor, Ph.D. Tetiana O. Degtyaryova).

Contact us

2, Rymskogo-Korsakova st., 40007 Sumy,Ukraine

International Students Office:
Tel/fax: +38 (0542) 33-71-14

International Affairs Office:
Tel/fax: +38 (0542) 33-10-81


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