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More than two thousand undergraduates, post-graduate students from Belarus as well as from other countries study at the Faculty of Philology. There are 16 departments, the educational-research laboratory of the Belarusian folklore, the laboratory of audiovisual educational and technical devices, 8 specialized laboratories. Furthermore, there is the Philological Centre, operating on the basis of the Faculty. It trains applicants for entrance examinations in Belarusian, Russian and foreign languages, literature as well as organizes different foreign language classes for university students. More than 26 professors  (Full Doctors), and over 120 associate professors (PhD degree holders)  work at the faculty. 

 During the years of their studies students obtain deep knowledge in the History of National and World Literature and Culture, learn the processes of languages development, and their present state. They also study the basics of writing activity, text automatic processing techniques, translation theory and practice, computer technologies in language teaching. The students of Slavic, Romance-Germanic and Eastern philology have their language practice abroad: in Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, China, etc. More than 80 special seminars on actual problems of modern linguistics and literary criticism are organized for students and post-graduates, free access to the Internet resources is provided for educational purposes - there are three interfaculty media libraries and three Faculty computer classrooms.
   At evening classes students have an opportunity to learn one of the Slavic or West-European languages as an option. After finishing such courses students receive a certificate. Besides, when studying our students can acquire a second higher education at any of BSU Faculties to get, for example, the qualification of a lawyer, psychologist, economist, etc.

 

Faculty offers programs of study leading to the Diploma of Higher Education, Master Degree, PhD Degree.

The following specialities and specializations are available for Higher Education Program:

SPECIALITIES:
 
 
 
 I. Belarusian philology. Directions:
1. Literary-editorial activity.
 Qualification: Philologist. Literary-editorial specialist. Teacher of the Belarusian language and literature.
2. Computer support.
 Qualification: Philologist. Computer philology specialist. Teacher of the Belarusian language and literature.
3. Business communication.
Qualification: Philologist. Business communication specialist. Teacher of the Belarusian language and literature.
 
II. Russian philology. Directions:
1. Literary-editorial activity.
 Qualification: Philologist. Literary-editorial specialist. Teacher of the Russian language and literature.
2. Computer support.
 Qualification: Philologist. Computer philology specialist. Teacher of the Russian language and literature.
3. Business communication.
 Qualification: Philologist. Business communication specialist. Teacher of the Russian language and literature.
4. Rusian as a foreign language.
 Qualification: Philologist. Teacher of the Russian language and literature, Russian as a foreign language.
 
 
III.Slavic Philology:
·        Czech and Belarusian
·        Bulgarian and Belarusian
·        Belarusian and Russian
 Qualification: Philologist. Translator. Teacher of Slavic languages and literatures (languages and literatures specified).
 
IV. Romance and Germanic (English, German, French, Italian) philology*
 
 Qualification: Philologist. Translator. Teacher of foreign languages and literatures (languages and literatures specified).
 
V. Eastern (Chinese) philology*
 Qualification: Philologist. Translator. Teacher of foreign languages and literatures (languages and literatures specified).
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* Students of these specialities study two foreign languages.

 

Basic courses
Introduction to Linguistics; Introduction to Slavic Linguistics; Old Slavonic Languages; Introduction to Special Philology; Latin; Rhetoric; Contemporary Russian; History of Russian; History of Slavic Literature (Polish, Bulgarian, Czech, and Serbian); Foreign Languages; History of Belarusian Literature; History of Foreign Literature; History of Russian Literature; Literature of Neighbouring Countries; Introduction to Literary Studies; Theory of Literature; History of Critical Writing; Slavic Folklore; Belarusian Linguistics; History of Global Culture; Slavic Mythology; History of Classical Languages; History of Ancient Greek; Neo-Latin Literature

 

Special courses

History of Belarusian Linguistics; Philosophical Problems of Contemporary Grammar; Antonyms of Contemporary Belarusian; Computer Linguistics; Terminological System of Belarusian and Russian; Homonyms as a System; Main Trends of Applied Linguistics; Everyday Russian Speech as Spoken by Belarusians;Actual Problems of Belarusian and Russian Language Teaching in a Secondary School; Thesis Writing; Practical Problems in Lexicology; Lexicology and Phraseology of Slavic Languages; Belarusian Literature in a Slavic Context; The Bible and Culture; Trends in Belarusian Poetry in the 19th & 20th Centuries; Problems of Prosody; Belarusian Literature in the Context of Global Literature; Russian Literary Renaissance; Dilemmas of 20th Century Drama Writing; Dilemmas of Psychologicalism in Russian and Belarusian Literature; Text and Intertextuality of Ancient Literature; Poetic Romanticism in Global Literature; The Philosophy of Language; Cognitive Linguistics; Psycholingustics and Text Linguistics; Slavonic Lexicons in System and Text; 20th Century Novel Poetics; Russian Computer Tutorial; Language as a System; Problems of Artificial Intelligence; Lingual/Cultural Studies; Archealogy; Russian Typology of as a Foreign Language; Textual Aspects of Meaning; Methods of Teaching of Russian as a Foreign Language; Culture of Russian Speech; Exactness of Word Usage; Word Change System in Russian Verbs; Russian Verb Usage with and without Prefixes; Grammar Difficulties in Russian; Verb Usage; Verbs of Motion; Russian Practical Course for those who are not Specialised in Philology; Official and Business Communication in Russian; Ancient Russian Art; Instruction on how to Read Newspapers; Neologisms in Publicists Writing; Spoken Russian for Beginners; Business Russian; Speech Practice; Russian for Beginners; Lexical Grammar Work with Text

 

 

Scientific Activity

·         History of Global Literature

·         History of Slavic Literature

·         Contemporary Belarusian Literature

·         Oral Folklore

·         Russian as a Means of International Communication

·         Russian in the Global Context

·         World Languages

·         The Computerisation of Linguistic Work and Word-Processing Software in Teaching Russian

·         Problems in Education

·         Belarusian Linguistics

·         Slavic Linguistics

·         Theoretical Linguistics 

Contact Infotrmation 

Address:

 31, K. Marx str., Minsk, Belarus

Telephone/Fax:

+ 375 17 222 34 21

E-mail:

phyl@bsu.by

Web:

www.philology.bsu.by

 

Location 


 

Itinerary


Bus stops: "Komsomolskaya"

Metro Station "Oktyabrskaya"

Tram stop: "Engelsa"