The Department of Ukrainian Applied Linguistics

  • About the Department
  • History of the department
  • Employees
  • Lecturers' schedule
  • News


ChairpersonIryna KochanChairperson
Associate ProfessorKhrystyna ShchepanskaAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorAdriana CHUCHVARAAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorIvanna FETSKOAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorNataliia FARYNAAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorNataliia KHIBEBAAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorMariia KukharchyshynAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorZoriana MATSIUKAssociate Professor
Associate Professor (by-worker)Danuta MAZURYKAssociate Professor (by-worker)
Associate ProfessorOlena SLOBODZYANYKAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorNina STANKEVYCHAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorOksana TURKEVYCHAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorDariya YAKYMOVYCH-CHAPRANAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorLiudmyla YURSAAssociate Professor
Associate ProfessorIryna ZBYRAssociate Professor
Senior LecturerOleksandra ANTONIVSenior Lecturer

Lecturers' schedule

History of the department

The Department of Ukrainian Applied Linguistics was established by the decision of the Academic Council of Lviv National University on June 22, 1996. Respected scholars, known both in Ukraine and far beyond its borders, work at the Department. These are the authors of monographs, textbooks, tutorials, dictionaries, which are used not only by university students, but also by Ukrainian scholars and Ukrainian departments located in Europe. The Department maintains close ties with various international scientific institutions and academic communities from the Ukrainian studies centers around the world.

The main spheres of engagement of the Department of Ukrainian Applied Linguistics are the teaching of the Ukrainian language to foreign students and the academic discipline “Ukrainian Language for Professional Purposes” at various faculties of the university. The Department has a PhD program for training qualified scholars in “Ukrainian Language” and “Ukrainian as a Foreign Language”.

Teachers from Ukraine and abroad are trained at the Department in the following areas: “Ukrainian as a Foreign Language” and “Ukrainian Language for Professional Purposes”.

The Department offers specialized programs leading to the degree of “Bachelor of Philology. Specialist in the Ukrainian Language and Literature. Specialist in the Ukrainian Language as a Foreign Language”. Within the educational and professional program “Ukrainian Language and Literature, the Ukrainian Language as a Foreign Language” students of the Department of Ukrainian Philology receive special training in teaching Ukrainian to adults and children as a foreign language (inherited) in mono- and polylingual classrooms, as well as how to conduct comprehensive test control to determine the level of proficiency in Ukrainian as a foreign language.

PhD position for the Research Initiative on Post-Soviet Space

23.05.2024 | 14:40

PhD scholarship opportunity at the University of Melbourne:
the Arts Faculty’s Research Initiative on Post-Soviet Space is inviting applicants to undertake a PhD by research. Proposals may be related to Soviet and post-Soviet history, memory studies in post-Soviet space, or Ukrainian Studies.
Deadline for applications: 10 June 2024

Project Summary
The Research Initiative on Post-Soviet Space (RIPSS) invites prospective applicants with an interest in projects aligned with our research focus to submit an Expression of Interest for a PhD.
Project proposals are invited from a...

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Halyna Kruk: “Poetry can be a part and manifestation of a civic position as well…”

13.05.2024 | 14:45

Amelia M. Glaser, Yuliya Ilchuk, and Halyna Kruk, who are shortlisted for A Crash Course in Molotov Cocktails (Arrowsmith Press).

“I try to sit down and write in the mornings before my teaching and meetings begin — even if it’s just a half hour of putting new thoughts into words. Once I have done that, in the afternoon and evening I indulge myself in translating. Translation has always been a way of reading deeply and focusing my thoughts around language. It’s...

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The Grand Futurological Congress

06.05.2024 | 14:41

We live in a volatile and elusive world where the future is difficult to envision as anything other than crises, disasters, and unprecedented change. Such a situation can make one feel perplexed, powerless, and disheartened. It’s increasingly challenging to think comprehensively. It’s becoming more difficult to make long-term plans and carry them out together. It’s even more challenging to look into the future at all. But literature helps us do that.
To show how we’ve convened a five-night Grand Futurological Congress...

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17.04.2024 | 13:35

We invite you to participate in the III International Multidisciplinary Student Internet Conference
which will be held on May 16, 2024
Postgraduates, undergraduates, students of Ukrainian and foreign higher education institutions are invited to participate in the conference!
The conference will focus on the following areas:
1. Philology.
2. History.
3. Ethnology.
4. Culture and arts.
5. Pedagogy.
6. Philosophy.
7. Psychology.
Please fill out the application form below by May 2, 2024, and send your abstract to by May 9, 2024 (requirements and a sample of...

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Lost Horse Press Contemporary Ukrainian Poetry Series

28.03.2024 | 22:50

In 2017, Christine Holbert (publisher) and Grace Mahoney (series editor) established the Lost Horse Press Contemporary Ukrainian Poetry Series. The series features dual-language editions of poetry from Ukraine’s most significant poets operating in the contemporary context. These critically-acclaimed and award-winning books showcase the diversity of poets who write from a range of geographies, poetic perspectives, and literary movements. Of critical importance is the fact that many of the poems featured in this series meditate on the significance of Ukraine’s independence and the positionality of...

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