The department of Foreign Languages in Dnipropetrovsk National University of Railway transport was founded on the 1st of September in 1933.
English, German and French are taught at the department. The first head of the department of Foreign Languages was S.M Fildman (1933-1936).Then it was headed by S.L. Klinger (1936-1941), R.L. Rusinova (1941-1943), L.I. Latysheva (1943-1944), Y.G. Oleksandrova (1944-1959), T.I. Danyliuk (1959-1963), M.L.Semenec (1963-1979) and O.B.Tarnopolskyi (1980-2001).
Since 2001 the department of Foreign languages has been headed by the Doctor of Philosophic Sciences, Candidate of Philological Sciences, Assosiate Professor T.I.Vlasova. Now at the department of Foreign Languages a great attention is paid to scientific work. The instructors of the department take an active part in various domestic and international scientific conferences, publish their scientific papers, which are devoted to the methods of teaching foreign languages and gender approach in education.
The instructors of the department work hard on involving students to studying foreign languages. As a result of that work the international scientific students’ conference in English, German and French «The Engineer of the Third Millennium» is annually held. It gives students an opportunity to publish their abstracts free of charge.
The instructors of our department also provide special tuition to those students who intend to develop their diploma papers in English.
On the 1st of July, 2014 the Associate Professor and the Candidate of Philological Sciences Muntian Antonina Olexandrivna became the appointed Head of the Foreign Language Department.
At present the instructors of the department work hard to improve their personal skills, methodical level and background. During last several years some scientific articles were published, some methodic instructions for the first-year and the second-year students were developed and published as well.
The staff of our Foreign Language Department carries out active work among the students of the University motivating them to take part in different scientific and practical conferences in different Ukrainian Universities. Lots of interactive methodical seminars are conducted by our instructors; and laboratory works in foreign languages are developed by them as well.
Also the instructors of Foreign Language Department carry out an active scientific work.
Miroshnychenko I.H. is a candidate searcher of philological sciences on the specialty 10.02.01 (Ukrainian Language) at the Chair of Linguistic Training of Foreigners in Dnipropetrovsk National University named after O. Honchar. Her scientific interests: mass-media discourse, linguistic analysis of the text, compressed text.
Afanasieva L.V. is a candidate searcher of philological sciences on the specialty 10.02.02 (Russian Language) at Linguistic Training of Foreigners Chair in Dnipropetrovsk National University named after O. Honchar. Her scientific interests: lexicology, lexicography, semiotics, pragmalinguistics.
Mosina Yu.S. is a candidate searcher of philological sciences on the specialty 10.02.01 (Ukrainian Language) at the Ukrainian Language Department in Dnipropetrovsk National University named after O. Honchar. Her scientific interests: metaphorical transformation in the prose of Lina Kostenko.