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Philosophy

Establishment: In the autumn of 1834 the first faculty which started to work in the University of St. Volodymyr was Faculty of Philosophy.

Departments: History of Philosophy, Ethics, Aesthetics and Cultural studies, Logic, Religious studies, Ukrainian Philosophy and Culture, Philosophy, Philosophy of Humanities, Philosophy and Methodology of Science, Politology, Political science, Public administration.

Subdivision: Ukrainian Studies centre.

Directions: Philosophy (and Religious Studies), Political Science, Cultural Studies, Public Administration

Specialties: Philosophy, Religious studies, Political science, Cultural studies, State service.

Specializations: Theoretical and Practical Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Logic, Ethics and Aesthetics, Cultural Studies, History of Religion and Theology, Philosophy of Religion and Religious Philosophy, the Theory of Politics, Political Management, Management of Socio-political Processes, Theoretical Politology, Applied Political Science, Management of Socio-cultural Activity, Regional Administration and Local Government, Management of Social Processes.

Dean: Anatoliy Konversky, Professor, Doctor of Sciences (Philosophy), Academician of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine.

Availability of hostel: yes.

Courses offered in a foreign language: Master’s students have the opportunity to study certain subjects exclusively in a foreign language.

Outstanding graduates: Leonid Hubersky (1941) – Rector of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (2008 � until now), Hero of Ukraine, Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Academician of the National academy of pedagogical sciences of Ukraine, the founder of modern national scientific school of social philosophy; Volodymyr Shynkaruk (1928-2001) – Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy (1965 – 1968), Director of Institute of Philosophy Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (1968-2002), Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Corresponding Member of Academy of Sciences of USSR, the founder of Kyiv outlook-epistemological school; Myroslav Popovych (1930) � The director of H. S. Skovoroda Institute of Philosophy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (2002 � until now), Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine; Vyacheslav Kyrylenko (1968) � Vice-Prime Minister of Ukraine (humanitarian matters) Minister of Culture of Ukraine (2014-until now), Deputy of Ukraine of the III – VIII convocation, Minister of Labour and Social Policy of Ukraine, (2005); Vasyl Kremin (1947) � President of the National academy of pedagogical sciences of Ukraine (1997 – until now), President of the “Znannya” Association of Ukraine (1998- until now), Minister of Education and science of Ukraine (2000-2005), Deputy of Ukraine of the III convocation, Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Academician of the National academy of pedagogical sciences of Ukraine.