Chair of International Media Communication and Communication Technologies

Chair of International Media Communication and Communication Technologies

Department of International Media Communications and Communication Technologies

Head of the Department, Doctor of Political Sciences, Associate Professor Serhiy Danylenko.

The Department of International Media Communications and Communication Technologies (IMCCT) was established in October 2012 as a new division of International Information to train specialists in the field of international communication and world media, including international journalism. Doctor of political sciences, professor Valerii Kopiika was the head of the department from 2012 to December 2015.

The task of the department is to provide students with the opportunity to gain competence and knowledge in the labor market and in modern communication technologies and media communications, in particular international journalism, based on mastering three professional skills:

• a deep knowledge in the field of professional activity - international relations;

• a fluency in several foreign languages;

• a practical improvement of creativity to write journalistic texts and TV and radio programs for local and world media.

The professional potential of the graduate of the department is enhanced by his ability to use the capabilities of modern communication technologies, including public relations, branding, government relations, lobbying, reputation management, to solve problems in the political, economic and media spheres.

Students of the department will be able to work in the international environment as international journalists, as analysts of consolidated information, and as image-makers or public relations specialists.

8 teachers are working at the IMCCT department: prof. V. Kopiyka, candidate of philology, docent S. Danylenko, Ph.D. n., prof. Yu. Romanenko, candidate of philology, docent A. Yakovets, candidate of philosophy, docent I. Valevskaya, docent A. Shevchenko, docent Zh. Panchenko, master in international information.

The department provides teaching in the specialty "II" a number of normative professionally-oriented disciplines, including: "Public Relations", "Theory and Practice of Communication", "Conflictology", "Theory and Practice of Negotiation", "International Media Communications","Theory and Practice of International Advertising","Press Service","Imageology ","Decision Theory in International Relations","Mass Communication ","Brand Communications","Rhetoric (Speechwriting) in government cases", "Internet PR", "Visual Analytics and Forecasting", "Information Geopolitics", "Reputation Management", "Ethnopsychology".

Within two specializations - "International Media Communications (media analytics, international journalism)" and "International Communication Technologies", for which the department of  IMCCT is basic, special courses and courses of students` free choice are taught: "Theory and Practice of International Journalism", "International Media analytics", "Professional standards of mass mediа", "Application packages in international journalism", "Television studio commentary (workshop)", "Master class of analytical genres","Master class of information genres", "State branding in IR", "Public Relations in government", "Psychotechnologies of Influence in IR","GR and lobby-technologies in international relations "," Investment Communications "," Master Class "International PR-practice".

The department conducts numerous master classes within the project "Communications of the XXI century" and educational and practical game "PRactics".

Department development program

Master's program in international journalism

Meeting with the participation of Rector Volodymyr Bugrov, Vice-Rector for Scientific and Pedagogical Work Andriy Hozhyk and more than 20 editors of Ukrainian media



Within the master's program "International Journalism" students are offered an innovative course "Technique of a TV presenter", which aims to master the practical skills of working on camera, speaking solely English language. Students have the opportunity not only to study the work of a TV presenter, but also to test their skills in practice. In addition, the course helps to consolidate the skills of spoken English, necessary for the daily work of a modern international journalist.

The course is based on materials from the world's leading news agencies (CNN, BBC, Al-Jazeera, etc.).

The developer of the course is a teacher of the Department of Foreign Languages ​​Natalia Jima, who has a patented author's method of teaching a foreign language.

You can get acquainted with the video presentation of the course at the link: "TV presenter's technique".



Senior laboratory assistant - Alla Chornenko

Tel. (044)-481-44-21