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Faculty of Law and Linguistics

 

The Faculty of Law and Linguistics as a structural unit within Bila Tserkva National Agrarian University was established in February 2014. Since July 2021, the faculty has being headed by Inna Kovalchuk, an acting Dean, Doctor of Law and Associate Professor.

The faculty provides training at the educational levels of bachelor and master of specialty 081–Law, and bachelor of specialty 035–Philology.

The faculty employs highly qualified research and pedagogical staff, with the vast majority being doctors and candidates of science and associate professors. The Faculty of Law and Linguistics is actively implementing the basic principles of the Bologna Process. Teaching is conducted using interactive teaching methods, using a credit-transfer system to organize the educational process.

In order to educate highly qualified specialists in the field of law, the Faculty has established and operates the Legal Clinic "Law and Practice", which since 2001 provides free legal assistance to socially vulnerable groups not only in Bila Tserkva but also in Skvyrsky, Rokytnyansky, Tarashchansky and other districts of Kyiv region.

In 2019, BNAU Legal Clinic won the competition which was held among legal clinics of Ukraine and is currently implementing the project of the Association of Legal Clinics of Ukraine "Strengthening regional and intersectoral cooperation of legal clinics of Kyiv region", coordinating joint project activities of legal clinics of National University "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy", State Fiscal University Service of Ukraine, the Academy of Advocacy of Ukraine, Borys Hrinchenko Kyiv University, National University of Bioresourses and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine.

In addition, the Faculty has a "Laboratory of Applied Linguistics". The result of the laboratory is the creation of a library fund with a total volume of about 250 items, as well as a stand fund of the laboratory of applied linguistics. In 2019, about 11 scientific and methodological events were held, including an interuniversity round table, scientific and methodological and methodological seminars, trainings, workshops, scientific seminars, as a result of which electronic collections are issued and a project fund is formed on a research topic.

In pursuit of patriotic, spiritual, moral and legal education of youth, being able on the basis of formation of civic and patriotic feelings and consciousness to provide positive dynamics of growth of patriotism and social activity of youth, at the department of theoretical and legal and social and humanitarian disciplines of faculty the Center of patriotic and legal education was created.

An important component of the faculty's work is international cooperation, so teachers and students of the faculty actively cooperate with their foreign colleagues.

Since 2007, the faculty has been cooperating fruitfully with the Goethe-Institut, a world-famous cultural and educational institution in the Federal Republic of Germany. In addition, the Goethe-Institut supports the Association of Ukrainian Germanists, whose members are faculty members. Teachers of the department regularly undergo advanced training at the Goethe-Institut, perform certification project work and have certificates from the Goethe-Institut in Ukraine.

In January 2016, a center for Chinese language and culture was established at the faculty. The purpose of the center is to acquaint students, teachers and anyone interested in the history, culture, traditions of China, as well as to develop scientific and cultural cooperation with students and teachers of China. Due to exchange programs, students of the faculty have the opportunity to study at Shu De University (Taiwan).

Students of the faculty take an active part in student exchange programs with educational institutions of other countries and deepen their knowledge at universities in Germany, Poland, Hungary, Turkey, France, Switzerland, the USA.

Among the results of the international cooperation of the faculty is the established cooperation with FEFU (Federation of Exchange France-Ukraine), with the support of which graduates have the opportunity to undergo long-term (up to 6 months) internships in France, as well as with FLE – intensive French courses. – FLE teacher Tom Gronier.

Applicants for higher education who study German have the opportunity to improve their German language skills and participate in short-term and long-term internships provided by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) in Ukraine.

In 2019, a cooperation and academic exchange agreement was signed with the University of Debrecen (Hungary), which allows applicants for higher education to undergo short-term and long-term internships.

NNPs work closely with the University of Economics in Bydgoszcz on academic exchanges of higher education students under the Erasmus + K1 project.