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Electronic Catalog of German-Ukrainian Translations

(Der Katalog entstand dank der Finanzierung durch die Volkswagen-Stiftung. Wir bedanken uns herzlich bei Prof. Dr. Dirk Niefanger von der FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg für die Betreuung des Projekts)

The Department of International Communication and Translation was created in March 2008. It is headed by Professor Alla Paslavska, who researches the problems of Language Universalia, Linguistic Typology, International Communication.





Chairperson, Professor (by-worker)Alla PaslavskaChairperson, Professor (by-worker)
ProfessorKhrystyna DyakivProfessor
ProfessorVolodymyr SulymProfessor
Associate ProfessorLyubomyr BorakovskyyAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorBohumyla LesechkoAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorTetyana LyashenkoAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorSvitlana MatsenkaAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorNatalya PalamarAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorOlexandra ShumyatskaAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorOksana SmerechynskaAssociate Professor
LecturerYuliya LazurkoLecturer
LecturerOksana MolderfLecturer
LecturerYuliya MykhaylivskaLecturer
LecturerSabrina NatmessnigLecturer
LecturerYuriy ProkhaskoLecturer
LecturerOlena PrysiazhniukLecturer
LecturerMyroslava RiyLecturer
LecturerOksana ShpyrkovskaLecturer
LecturerTetyana SopilaLecturer
LecturerMariya VachkoLecturer

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Teaching materials

The staff of the Department participate in the budget interfaculty scientific research “Universal and Idio-Ethnic in Intercultural Communication ” (2009–2011).


The scientific interests of the staff of the Department embrace wide range of the problems of Theory and Practice of German-Ukrainian Translation (V. Sulym, M. Smoliy), Intercultural Communication (A. Paslavska), Genre Studies (K. Dyakiv), Contrastive Grammar and Lexicology (T. Struk), Methodology of Teaching German Language  (V. Sulym, M. Smoliy), Stylistics (T. Lyashenko), resulting in the Monograph “Negation as Language Universalia: Principles, Parameters, Functioning” (2005) and Manual “Practical Course of German Lexicology” (2008) by A. Paslavska, Text-Book for the students of Economics  “Business German” (2008) and “German Grammar Reference Book” (2008) by M. Smoliy, Text-Book „Funktionalstilistik der deutschen Sprache“ by T. Lyashenko, a set of manuals and translations by V. Sulym.

Repository of Master’s Theses


Open Meeting With Experts of the National Agency for Quality Assurance of Higher Education

20.10.2023 | 09:52

Open meeting with experts of the National Agency for Quality Assurance of Higher Education:
ID 52723, ID 22902, Ivan Franko National University, EP “Translation (German and Second Foreign Languages, Intercultural German Studies)” and EP “Translation (English and Second Foreign Languages)”
Time: October 24, 2023 15:00 (3.00 RM) (Kyiv time)
Join the Zoom conference:
Conference ID: 787 8696 5582
Password: 2020

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Symposium with colleagues from the University of Hildesheim

11.07.2023 | 08:42

On June 24-29, 2023, teachers and students of the Department of Intercultural Communication and Translation took part in a joint symposium with colleagues from the University of Hildesheim on the topic “Towards pragmatics of political discourses – communication about military aggression against Ukraine and Ukraine’s potential accession to the EU.”
Zum Laden klicken (Hildesheim_Eindrücke. pptx 19,8 MB)

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Open Lecture On “Übersetzungsansätze im Mittelalter”

13.10.2021 | 14:04

Dear colleagues,

I invite you on Monday, October 18, 2021 at 3:05 p.m. to attend my open lecture on “Übersetzungsansätze im Mittelalter” / “Translation Approaches in the Middle Ages” as part of the course “Dynamics of the Development of Translation Principles”, which will take place online on the ZOOM platform at:

Lyubomyr Borakovskyi is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Dynamics of development of translation principles
Time: Oct 18, 2021 03:00 PM Kiev

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 813 9536 0612
Passcode: 5454

Working languages: German and Ukrainian. I will be glad for your participation and feedback!

in. at. Dean of the Faculty of Foreign Languages,
Associate Professor of Intercultural Communication and Translation

Lubomyr Borakovskyi

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