Scientific Methodological Work of the Department of Business Foreign Language and Translation


The faculty of the Department of Business Foreign Language and Translation actively conduct research. This activity includes publishing research articles (17 in 2009), monographs (2 in 2009), talking points of scientific reports, participation in national and international scientific conferences (45 in 2009).

In the last years the Department’s faculty and post-graduate students have defended four Candidate’s Theses; defense of numerous theses is planned for the nearest couple of years.

The Department is responsible for publication of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University Bulettin Series Philology. Methodology of Teaching Foreign Languages – a professional publication of the Higher Attestation Commission of Ukraine (editor-in-chief – Full Professor Iryna Shevchenko).

The Department initiated the publication of the multi-author monograph Discourse as a Cognitive and Communicative phenomenon (Kharkiv, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, 2005), which includes scientific articles on topical issues in modern Linguistics.

Scientific methodological work of the Department lies in developing academic materials, holding a series of scientific and methodological workshops and so on. The Department holds scientific and methodological conferences, contests in Business English for the University, the city of Kharkiv and the Eastern region of Ukraine, workshops and other events.