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Department of International Relations and Tourism

Head of the Department of International Relations and Tourism

Iryna M. Krupenia

Head of the Department, Candidate of Political sciences, associate professor

Intensification of Ukraine's foreign policy activity in independence, intensive work of integration processes of Ukraine to the Euro-Atlantic level, level of practical work of the enterprise and engaged in medicine, using, using service and diplomacy, believe that there are still representatives who exist at the level of other countries, and at the same time as they consider, and a generalized technology that has worked internationally, which has worked in today's world and European spheres to what standards.

Education at the International Relations and Tourism Department is carried out with the following professional programs of bachelor and master degree: International relations, social communication and regional studies, Politology and Tourism.

The department provides teaching of the following professional and practical subjects:

  • International Relations, Public Communications and Regional Studies
    • political history and political science
    • theory of international relations
    • international relations and world politics
    • international information and information and analytical activities in international relations
    • conflictology and negotiation theory
    • Ukraine's foreign policy
    • diplomatic and consular service
    • international organizations
    • history of international relations
    • basics of world politics
    • diplomatic protocol and etiquette
    • diplomacy of Ukraine
    • PR-tools in international relations
    • basics of the scientific research
  • Politology
    • basics of world, regional policy
    • ethnopolitics
    • theory of state and law
    • Ukraine's foreign policy
    • technology of the political process
    • governance
    • methodology of political analysis
    • sociological methods of research of political processes
    • history of political thought of Ukraine
    • political management and marketing
    • theory of political parties
    • elections and election systems
    • political psychology and philosophy of politics
    • comparative constitutional law
    • basics of the scientific research
    • informatics and modern information systems and technologies
    • basics of ecology and safety of life
  • Tourism
    • introduction to the specialty
    • geography of tourism
    • tourism countrystudy
    • economic geography and history of the world
    • physical geography of the countries of the world and cartography
    • political geography and history of the world
    • demography
    • tourist resources of Ukraine
    • history of tourism
    • recreational complexes of the world
    • basics of tourism
    • organization of tourist trips
    • organization of excursion and animation activities
    • tour operations
    • organization of hotel and restaurant facilities
    • tourism: sports, green, medical, business, exhibition
    • country studies
    • resort and spa services
    • basics of international tourism
    • monitoring of the tourist services market
    • advertising and PR in tourism
    • basics of hospitality
    • socio-cultural tourist service
    • gastronomic service
  • International Relations, Public Communications and Regional Studies
    • international systems and global development
    • theoretical seminar (methodology of international relations research)
    • foreign policy analysis and forecasting
    • topical problems of Ukraine's foreign policy and international relations
    • international and European security
    • geopolitics and geostrategy
    • world arms market and conversion in international relations
    • topical problems of interstate relations in the APR
    • international conflicts
    • theory and practice of contemporary international diplomacy
    • world politics in the 21st century: actors and processes
    • public diplomacy
    • strategic partnerships and asymmetric relationships
    • modeling and forecasting in international relations
  • Politology
    • comparative and applied political science
    • theory of political conflicts
    • public policy analysis
    • geopolitics and foreign policy
    • political forecasting
    • information and analytical support for political relations
    • PR
    • political management and marketing
    • strategic partnerships and asymmetric relationships
    • international and European security
    • election political technologies
    • political culture and political ideology
    • party systems
    • social legal system
    • cratology
    • teaching methods in high school
  • Tourism
    • theory and methodology of scientific research in tourism
    • software tour operations
    • excursology
    • international tourism
    • tourism: theory of tourism
    • quality management of tourist services
    • project management in tourism
    • philosophy of tourism
    • tourism economy
    • strategy of resort business development
    • strategic management and marketing
    • management of regional tourism development
    • managing innovation in the hotel and restaurant business
    • organization and management of exhibition and fair activities in tourism
    • tourism security

Scientific work of the Department

The scientific activity of the department is aimed at research, generation and dissemination of new knowledge in the fields of international relations and foreign policy; comprehensive knowledge of countries and regions, international communications and international information space, the formation of key competences and personal qualities of modern international relations specialists, capable of implementing knowledge and skills at the national and international levels.

The lecturers of the department also research the world political processes, international relations and their peculiarities in different regions, current geopolitical tendencies, problems in the field of political and historical sciences, integration of Ukraine into the world and European space, formation of a safe space as a guarantee of coexistence in the globalized world, etc.

It is common for the department to conduct teaching of some disciplines both in English and Ukrainian. High proficiency of the teaching staff made it possible to elaborate courses of lectures in leading disciplines and provide own scientific and methodological background of all fundamental disciplines. Authors of a number of textbooks used in the teaching process are professors of the department. Representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and different international organizations, famous politicians and members of parliament are invited to meet the students.

Educational Activities

Students of the department have practical trainings at parliamentary committees, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Council of Europe Information Bureau, foreign embassies, international organizations, etc.

In addition, employees of the prominent Ukrainian politicians and diplomats, ambassadors to foreign embassies in Ukraine, in particular: the first President of Ukraine Leonid M. Kravchuk, Ambassadors of USA, China, Pakistan, Germany, Spain, Estonia, Kuwait, Egypt, Afghanistan, India, Georgia, United Kingdom, Tajikistan, Republic of Korea in Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Slovakia, Sweden, Portugal, Coordinator, OSCE Ambassador to Ukraine, etc.

The Department takes pride in its graduates actively working in the diplomatic field and representing Ukraine in the international arena.