The Department of Languages is an
all-university department providing foreign language tuition for the Technical
University of Košice.
It participates actively in the
university projects dealing with the latest teaching methodologies.
main activities include foreign
language tuition, translation/interpreting services for the TU as well as
authorised translations/interpreting (German and English language).
• foreign language courses
German, French, Russian) within the full-time /part-time bachelor, master
and PhD study at any TU faculty as well as Slovak for foreign students
• foreign language courses, entrance and
final exam in a foreign language within a PhD study at any faculty
• final exam in a professional
foreign language (English, German or French) at the Faculty of Economics
• final exam in a foreign language for
Tourism (English or German) within the study programme “Geoturizmus”
• foreign language testing
(English, German or French) at the Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Mining, Ecology, Process
Control and Geotechnology and Faculty of Fine Arts
||Department of Russian language at the Technical College was set up with 6
members of staff- Head F. Hajdukievič and 5 teachers.
Department was renamed the Department of Languages and started teaching English,
German, later French and Spanish as well. The Head of the Department was Anna Koščová,
later replaced by Oľga Kámenová and Alexander Štern.
|| Head of Department was Anna Ivančová, the number of teaching staff
increased up to 16.
|| language courses offered were
|| Head of Department was PhDr. Ján Smarža, later PhDr. Anastázia
|| Head of Department was PhDr. JUDr. Ján Savuľák.
facilities were updated, teaching methods as well as teachers language skills
improved by international cooperation /e.g. with the Department of Languages of Banská Academy in
Freiberg, Department of Languages
of TU of Heavy Industry
textbooks of professional language for different faculties were published in
department started providing language tuition for researchers as well as Slovak for
research focused on lexicography, stylistic and syntactic issues of
specific professional terminology, grammar basics and basic specific terminology,
methodology of language teaching at the non-philological faculties and
modernization of teaching methods.
Department started to provide translation/interpreting services for the
|The Department participated in
the national research organized by the Ministry of Education of SR.
|| Head of Department was Doc. PhDr. Daniela Oroszová, CSc. Russian language
ceased to be compulsory. During that period
first foreign lecturers (USA, Great Britain, Germany, Austria and France) joined
Department of Humanities of TU with 36 teachers was established by merging with
the Department of Social Sciences. Officially, it became part of the Faculty of
Economics of TU.
|| Head of Department has been PhDr. Janka
the Department was renamed the Department of Languages and Social Sciences with
two sections (section of languages and section of social sciences) and became a
|| the division of the
Department of Languages and Social Sciences into two university departments led
to the establishment of the Department of Languages of TU in Košice. Staff increase their academic qualifications
by PhD study, language and methodological courses as well as by foreign exchange
programmes. The teachers participate actively in research activities and a
variety of national and international projects. If needed the teachers also
translate and interpret for the Rector’s office and the faculties. The
Department makes every effort to meet the foreign language teaching requirements
of TU faculties.
|| the personnel of the
Department of Languages of the Faculty of Aeronautics became part of the TU
Department of Languages staff