Faculty



Academic research

The faculty in general as well as each of its particular units closely cooperates with various foreign institutions.

The Institute of Anthropocentric Linguistics and Culturology has strong ties with the Department of Mathematical Linguistics at Saint Petersburg State University, the Lomonosov Moscow State University, as well as academic institutions in Kazan, Hamburg, Saarbrucken, Essen, Berlin, Cologne, Hamburg, Moguntia, Vienna, Mannheim and Budapest. 2007 saw the signing of an agreement about a direct partnership with the Institute of Professional Languages (Siegener Instytut fur Sprachen in Beruf) at the University of Siegen.

The Institute of Applied Linguistics is in close contact with institutions in: Lancaster, Cardiff, Barcelona, Hamburg, Moguntia, Vienna, Saarbrucken, Giessen, Mannheim, Turin, Nancy 2 as well as the Pushkin State Language Institute in Moscow.

The Institute of Russian Studies cooperates with the following: the Lomonosov Moscow State University, the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, the Pushkin State Language Institute and the Bratislava University.

The Institute invites leading Russian scholars, writers, literary critics, people of culture, politicians, businessmen, as well as the most prominent Polish Slavists. For many years employees and students of the Institute have been paying short and long term visits to the Moscow State University and the Pushkin State Language Institute in Moscow.

The Department of Belarusian Studies from the beginning of its existence has been closely cooperating with academic institutions in Belarus - the Belarusian State Pedagogical Institute in Minsk, the Belarusian State University in Minsk and the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. This international cooperation has now expanded onto western institutions - the Belarusian Institute of Arts and Sciences in New York and the Belarusian Library in London.

The Department of Ukrainian Studies is in close contact with various Ukrainian universities: the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev, the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, the Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University in Ivano-Frankivsk, the National University in Cherniovce, Donetsk University, Kharkov University, the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, the UAN Institute of Literature and the Ostroh and Ternopil National Universities. The department cooperates also with the Ukrainian Free University in Munich, as well as Slavic centres in Germany, Canada, the USA, England, France and Italy.

The following bilateral projects are being conducted: Contrastive Analysis of Polish and German Specialist Texts - a Translatoric Approach - a bilateral research project conducted with professors from the Johannes Gutenberg University in Moguntia and the Humboldt University in Berlin; Specialist Texts in Integrating Europe. A Contrastive analysis - a research project implemented in cooperation with Professor Norbert Friese (Humboldt University in Berlin), Discourse Analysis and its Integration in the Didactics of Translation (Specialist) - a bilateral research project conducted with Professor Svend F. Sager (German Institute, Hamburg University); Web-based Didactic Models for Learning the Translation of German Specialist Texts. The Implementation of the Concept of Web-based Courses (e-learning - a bilateral research project to be realized in the years 2008 - 2011 in cooperation with Professor Johan Haller and Christoph Rosener PhD (Saarland University); Specialist Communication in Global Enterprises - multilateral research project to be conducted in the years 2009 - 2012 with Professor Stephan Habscheid (Institute of Professional Languages, Siegen University) and Christoph Rosener, PhD (Saarland University). As of 2010, a project aiming to create a Polish-Russian parallel corpus is being conducted under a grant. It is conducted by way of cooperation between Warsaw University employees (the Faculty of Polish studies and the Faculty of Applied Linguistics) and the Bashkir State Pedagogical Institute in Ufa and the Russian National Corpus (www.ruscorpora.ru).