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Sociology

Foundation of the faculty: In 1961, the first Lab for sociological research was established. In 1986 the Faculty of Philosophy set up the Department of Sociology. In 1991 the Faculty of Sociology and Psychology started to work. In 2007 due to restructuring the Faculty of Sociology was created at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.

Faculty includes four Chairs: Theory and History of Sociology, Methodology and Methods of Sociological Research, Social Structures and Social Relations, Specialized Sociology

Departments: Research sector “Center for Comparative and Regional Social Studies”, Teaching Lab for Applied Sociological Research, Information Technology sector, computer room with the 20 working places and LAN, Resource center with professional literature, Editorial Board, which is preparing two professional journals “Annuals of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Sociology” and “Actual problems of sociology, psychology, pedagogy”

Researches at the Faculty focused at the following key areas: Modern strategies of theorizing in sociology, Social conditions and consequences of globalization, Social inequality and social mobility in modern society, The development of European educational space, Methodology and Methods of sociological research, Comparative social research in Europe and it the world, The study of social networks

Faculty of sociology maintains fruitful scientific contacts with colleagues from the universities of Austria, the United Kingdom, Belarus, Germany, Poland, Slovenia, the USA, Hungary, Finland and others.

Specialties: there are training programs for specialty “054 Sociology” at the level “bachelor” (full-time education, 4 years) and “master” (full-time education, 2 years). There is also PhD program (4 years).

Specializations / educational programmes
Educational level “bachelor”:
Educational program “Sociology”: Applied Sociological Researches, Sociology of Politics, Sociology of Labor Relations, Social Expertise and Audit, Sociology of Management and Marketing, Sociology of Arts, Social Communications, Urban and global sociology, Sociology of gender and personality
Educational program “Social technologies”: “Social technologies of economy sphere: management and marketing”, “Social technologies in politics and mass communications”
Educational level “master”:
Educational program “Sociology”: Modern Sociological Theory, Methods of Empirical Sociological Researches, Sociological Expertise of Politics, Social Expertise and Audit, Sociology of Management and Marketing Researches, Sociology of Social and Cultural Sphere, Sociology of Mass Communication
Educational program “Social technologies”: “Social technologies of economy sphere: management and marketing”, “Social technologies in politics and mass communications”

There are master’s programs in English and in Russian for international students.

Dean: Andrii Gorbachyk, Associate Professor, Candidate of Science (PhD) in Mathematics

Dormitory: faculty share Dormitory No.3 with Military Institute

Teaching courses in a foreign language: at master’s programs there are several courses in English. There are also master’s programs in English and in Russian for international students.