We invite you to study at the Department of Language Training for Foreign Citizens
of International Educational and Scientific Investment Center of Bila Tserkva National Agrarian University!
The Department of Language Training for Foreign Citizens, which is part of the International Educational and Scientific Investment Center of Bila Tserkva National Agrarian University, annually recruits foreign students for language course. Today the enrollment of foreign students is more than 100 people. Students from Algeria, Belarus, Ghana, Gambia, Ecuador, Ethiopia, India, Nigeria, Cameroon, Lebanon, Nepal and other countries study at the department.
Teachers of the department are highly qualified specialists, candidates of philological sciences, associate professors who have extensive experience in teaching foreign students. Teachers are constantly improving their professional skills in internships in foreign universities, as well as participate in Ukrainian and International conferences, developing and improving teaching materials, they introduce effective methods of teaching Ukrainian as a foreign language.
The task of the Department of Language Training is to teach foreign citizens the Ukrainian language, to prepare them for admission to BNAU or other higher educational institutions of Ukraine.
Admission to language training courses for foreign citizens is carried out on the basis of an individual official invitation from BNAU. Education in the department of Language Training is carried out under a contract concluded by a foreigner with an educational institution. The form of education at the department for foreign citizens is full-time, classroom-based, and the duration of study is 10 months (with a break for the New Year winter holidays). In case of successful completion of language courses for foreign citizens, students receive a Certificate of Completion of the preparatory faculty (department) for foreigners and stateless persons of Bila Tserkva National Agrarian University.
Graduates of the Department of Language Training for Foreign Citizens have the opportunity to continue their studies at Bila Tserkva NAU in such fields as veterinary medicine, agro biotechnology, ecology, philology, law, economics, food technology, etc.
During the study year, foreign students of the department of Language Training study graphics, phonetics, grammar of the modern Ukrainian language, Ukrainian studies, business Ukrainian langugae, speech culture, the practice of expressive reading, foreign language (English), Ukrainian music. Learning the language by students continues not only in class, but also in extracurricular time: students' participation in Shevchenko readings, career guidance meetings and excursions with deans and teachers at faculties and bases of the university, city tours, visits to museums, Oleksandriisky Park and local theater immerse foreign students in a living language environment that promotes constant practice and effective mastery of the Ukrainian language.
Classes are held in the campus № 9, which is located next to the dormitories of the university. There is a library, a reading room, a gym on the basis of the department of Physical Education of the university, a stadium, a dining room, a student club, a vocal ensemble, and comfortable dormitories. Students of the department of Language Training are provided with educational literature, as well as have constant access to educational materials that are downloaded in the e-learning system of the university MOODLE. The academic group consists of 12-15 people, the composition of the group is international.