ISTIKHOVSKAYA, Marina Dmitrievna
Rector of SyktSU
Programme presentation. Linguistics is a classical area of training, which allows obtaining fundamental education in the theory of English and a second language (Deutsch or Finnish), theory and practice of intercultural communication and translation.
Much attention is paid to the use of innovative technologies: work in computer class-rooms with audio and video materials, multimedia software and simulators, e-textbooks and laboratory classes. Teachers actively implement project methods, problem solving, individual and team work, case studies, etc.
Syktyvkar State University offers two more best educational programs in the field of Humanities:
Teaching staff. The educational process is carried out by qualified staff, most of which are Candidates and Doctors of Sciences. Many teachers underwent professional development in foreign languages and methodology of teaching in
Competitiveness of students. The students are actively involved in research, conferences, Olympiads, phonetic and creative contests, development and implementation of language projects. During their work experience they are involved in work with foreigners, organization and participation in international seminars and conferences as translators and volunteers. Students learn the culture and history of the Komi Region, prepare and carry out excursions in English in
Interaction with employers. Regional companies and institutions organize placement of students for work experience and act as partners in research and project work. Students do practical work in the international company “Mondi SLPK” and in international departments of the Barents Region countries. The Department cooperates with the Komi research centre of the Ural Department of the
Graduates are demanded as translators, teachers and specialists in intercultural communication.
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