Founded in 1948, IVth Accreditation level
551 staff members, of which: 12 academicians and corresponding members of the Ukrainian Academy of Pedagogical Sciences and the Ukrainian Academy of Higher Education; 2 holders of the National Award of Ukraine; 10 Honored Educators of Ukraine; 2 Honored Scientists of Ukraine; 5 holders of the Order for Services of the 3rd grade; 4 awarded with the Honorary Diploma of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine; 54 Doctors of Sciences, Professors; 298 Candidates of Sciences, Associate Professors (Docents).
The University unites:
- the English Language Department trains specialists and masters in the following specialities: 8.030502 ôLanguage and Literatureö (English and Second Foreign Language), 8,030502 and 8.040101 ôLanguage and Literature (English) and ôPsychologyö, 8.030502 and 8.030501 ôLanguage and Literature (English) and ôUkrainian Language and Literatureö, 6.080201 ôComputer Scienceö (with profound study of English)
- the German Language Department trains specialists and masters in the following speciality: 8.030502 ôLanguage and Literatureö (German and Second Foreign Language)
- the French Language Department trains specialists and masters in the following speciality: 8.030502 ôLanguage and Literatureö (French and Second Foreign Language)
- the Spanish Language Department trains specialists and masters in the following speciality: 8.030502 ôLanguage and Literatureö (Spanish and Second Foreign Language)
- the Department of Translators trains specialists and masters in the following speciality: 8.030507 ôTranslationö (English, German, French, Italian and Second Foreign Language)
- the Institute of Oriental Languages trains specialists in the following specialities: 7.030502 ôLanguage and Literatureö (Chinese and English), (Japanese and English) and 7.030507 ôTranslationö (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Turkish, Arabic, Persian and Second European Foreign Language)
- the Slavic Languages Department for foreign students trains bachelors and masters in the following specialities: 8.030502 ôLanguage and Literatureö (Russian and Second European Foreign Language) and 8.030507 ôTranslationö (Russian and Second European Foreign Language)
- the Institute of Humanities trains bachelors and specialists in the following specialities: 7.030502 ôCorporate Managementö (with the knowledge of two foreign languages) and 6.060101 ôLawö (with the knowledge of two foreign languages)
- the Department of Post Diploma Education trains (on a shorter 2-3 year program) graduates of higher educational establishments for specialistĺs degree in the following specialities: 7.030502 ôLanguage and Literatureö (foreign language specified) and 7.030507 ôTranslationö (foreign language specified)
- the External Department trains bachelors and specialists in the following specialities: 7.030502 ôLanguage and Literatureö, 7.030501 ôUkrainian Language and Literatureö, 7.040101 ôPsychologyö, 7.030507 ôTranslationö
- The Correspondence Department trains specialists in the following speciality: ôLanguage and Literatureö (foreign language specified)
The University offers postgraduate studies in the following specialities:
07.00.01. ôHistory of Ukraineö
09.00.03. ôSocial philosophy and the philosophy of historyö
09.00.02. ôDialectics and methodology of knowledgeö
10.01.01. ôUkrainian literatureö
10.01.04. ôLiterature of foreign countriesö
10.01.05. ôComparative study of literatureö
10.02.01. ôUkrainian languageö
10.02.04. ôGermanic languagesö
10.02.05. ôRomanic languagesö
10.02.15. ôGeneral linguisticsö
10.02.17. ôComparative-historical and typological linguisticsö
13.00.01. ôGeneral pedagogics and history of pedagogicsö
13.00.02. ôTheory and methodology of foreign languages teachingö
13.00.04. ôTheory and methodology of professional educationö
13.00.07. ôTheory and methodology of character formationö
13.00.09. ôTheory of teachingö
19.00.01. ôGeneral psychology, history of psychologyö.
The University has the Specialized Academic Boards for defending Doctorĺs and Candidateĺs theses: D 26.054.02 ľ Philological Sciences, speciality 10.02.04 ľ Germanic Languages and 10.02.05 ľ romance languages, 10.02.17 - Comparative-historical and typological linguistics;
D 26.054.01 ľ pedagogical sciences, speciality 13.00.02 - Theory and methodology of foreign languages teaching: Germanic languages; Romance languages.
The University has 3 blocks of lecture rooms, 4 student residence halls, a modern sport and recreation complex, a museum, academic library with more that 1 million items in stock.
75% of non-Kyivan students live in the student residence halls.
The Linguistic University has signed bilateral cooperation agreements with Basel University (Switzerland), Dresden University (Germany), Jules Verne University in Picardie (France), Birmingham University and Lancaster University (Great Britain), Pedagogical College in the town of Schwabisch-Gmund (Germany). The University teachers go on study tours to other countries and work at famous universities, colleges and linguistic centers abroad, have wide international teaching and research experience.
The well-known academic schools in the area of linguistics, pedagogics, and psychology have been founded at the University:
- Linguistic Pragmatics (prof. G. Pocheptsov)
- Text Linguistics (prof. O.Vorobyova)
- Interaction of Different Level Units in the Language System (prof.I.Kharitonova)
- Compilation of Frequency Dictionaries (prof. E.Rukina, prof.V.Perebiynos)
- Modern Concepts in Foreign Language Teaching (prof. S.Nikolayeva)
- Training of Psychologist-counselorsö (prof. O.Bondarenko)
- Training of Teachers and Educators in Line with World and National Pedagogical Developments (prof.M.Yevtukh).
The outputs of scientific and methodological research are published in the ôKSLU Messengerö (series: ôLinguisticsö, ôPedagogics and Psychologyö, ôHistory, Economics, Humanitiesö), ôForeign languagesö Journal and ôThe Practicing Psychologist Journalö which are published regularly since 1995. The ôBulletinö of the UNESCO Department which was founded in 1993 to be the first in Ukraine, has been published since 1999.
About 23.000 Ukrainian citizens graduated from the Kyiv State Linguistic University During its 50-year history, and 1800 foreign students from 56 countries have been granted the diplomas of Kyiv State Linguistic University.