Chair of Country Studies
History of Department
The history of the Country Studies Department dates back to 1960, when the Department of Humanities was founded in the structure of the preparatory faculty for foreign students at Taras Shevchenko State University of Kyiv. In 1995, the department was renamed to the Department of Comparative Politics and Regional Studies. In 2003, the department obtained its present name –Country Studies Department.
In 2012 Institute of International Relations launched training program in "Country Studies", that’s why the Department acquired the graduation status. Training is carried out in Bachelor’s degree. Since September 2016 the Department will start training in Master’s degree. Courses are delivered by the staff of the Department: 2 professors, 3 associate professors PhD, 2 assistant professors PhD, 1 assistant professor and by the staff of other academic units of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.
Country Studies educational program specializations:
• "Former Soviet Union countries";
• "Europe and North America countries";
• "Countries of Asia, Africa and Oceania";
• "Latin America countries".
Senior laboratory assistant of the Department – Olga Shahmatova - Bondarenko
Methodist of Contry studies speciality - Larysa Odnolko
Phone (Department of Country Studies): +38 044 481-45-32