The specificity of study of specialty 291 - International relations, public communications and regional studies - is that a prominent place is given to the study of English, Modern Greek and oriental languages. Therefore, the majority of students' activity takes place through their participation in events prepared by language centers.
The Chinese Cultural Center since its foundation has been actively cooperating with the Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in Odessa, the Ministry of Education of the PRC (MoE), and many Chinese universities. The Center receives delegations and organizes numerous cultural events with the support of the Consul General of the People's Republic of China in Odessa and representatives of the Chinese diaspora. Our students take part in international educational programs and governmental grants, such as: "One Belt, One Road," "The Great Wall," "Odesa - Qingdao Sister City Cooperation Program," "Chinese Scholarship Council – CSC," etc.
FIRPS Conference Hall: "One Belt, One Road" Conference dedicated to celebrating the 25th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations between Ukraine and the People's Republic of China.
2017, Chinese Cultural Center: Opening of the FIRPS Students Chinese Culture and Language Club
Chinese Cultural Center: Meeting with the Chinese delegation headed by Consul General of the People's Republic of China in Odessa - Mr. Song Liqun
2018, Chinese Cultural Center: Cultural program of the fifth anniversary of the Chinese Cultural Center - "Chinese Fan Dance" and the traditional tea ceremony
2019, Consul General Mr. Song Liqun gifting new Chinese language textbooks to the Chinese Cultural Center
2019, Meeting with representatives of the Consulate General of the PRC during the International Photo Exhibition "70th Anniversary of the Founding of the PRC."
The Center for Greek Language and Culture Studies since its opening in 2013 has been actively collaborating with the Ministry of Education and Religion Affairs of Greece, hosting numerous delegations, organizing roundtables, teleconferences and lectures by leading experts, the Greek Consuls General in Odessa, the Greek Trade and Economic Attachés, the Greek Maritime Attachés in Odessa, the Education Coordinators of the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs of Greece, successful Greek entrepreneurs, representatives of travel agencies and others.
Presentation of the first Ukrainian translation of the famous 17th century Greek work by Vincent Kornaros "Erotokritos". The event took place at the Odessa Literary Museum with the support of the Greek-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Piraeus and the State Archive in the Odessa region (March 24, 2017).
The 1st place in the city's brain ring "17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites", taken by the team of FIRPSS' students studying Greek (May 13, 2017).
"Ukrainian Dimensions of Kavafis" is a project created in collaboration with the Department of General Linguistics, Classical Philology and Neo Hellenistic Studies of the Taras Shevchenko National University headed by A. Savenko, PhD in Philology, Associate Professor, Director of the Hellenistic Studios and Greek Culture Centre named after Andriy Biletsky, Head of the Ukrainian section of the "International Society of Friends of Nikos Kazantzakis" (GCF Branch in Odessa, November 30, 2018).
Visit of the Minister Plenipotentiary of the 2nd rank of the Consul General of Greece in Odessa Alexios-Marios Limberopoulos (February 13, 2019).
Celebration of the 25th anniversary of the teaching of the Greek language at FIRPSS. Evening- dedication "Farewell" on the occasion of the 110th anniversary of the birth of Yannis Ritsos (November 30, 2019).
Visit of the Consul General of Greece in Odessa Dimitrios Diochtis (October 21, 2020).
The Turkish Language and Culture Research Center was established in 2003 with the support of the Turkish state organization TİKA. In February 2012 the second office of the Center was opened. The Center serves as a base for the study of the Turkish language with the division into several aspects. Alongside this, the Center conducts Turkology seminars and international conferences, organizes language and country-research internships, hosts meetings with diplomats and academics. At the present time, the permanent teaching staff of the Center consists of 5 lecturers (Elvira Miniakhmetova, Assistant Professor, PhD in Philology, Yana Volkova, Assistant Professor, PhD in Political Sciences, Kateryna Vidimska, Senior Lecturer, Yuliia Tarasiuk, Senior Lecturer, Anna Shagli, Senior Lecturer, and Vira Nasikivska, Lecturer), and also native speaking Turkish teachers, who work at the University within the framework of the Cooperation Protocol with the Ministry of National Education of the Republic of Turkey. Every year around 80-100 students study Turkish. Throughout the years of study students take part in the All-Ukrainian Turkish Language and Literature Competition (Olympiad), where they demonstrate remarkable success, participate in the various Turkish cultural events and concerts, visit Turkey for the language internships, take part in the Erasmus exchange program with the Turkish universities.
2018. Summer internship at the Akdeniz University, Antalya.
2017. Summer internship at the Çanakkale University.
2017. The opening of the Istanbul Park in Odessa. International relations students who study Turkish took part in the cultural event of the official opening.
2018. The visit to the Consulate General of the Republic of Turkey. Greeting and rewarding of the most successful Turkish language students.
2019. Students of the Faculty of International Relations, Political Science and Sociology who study the Turkish language took first and second place in the All-Ukrainian Turkish Language and Literature Competition (Olympiad). In the photo: Yağmur Gündere, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Turkey in Ukraine, students Anastasiia Yerokhina and Vira Nasikivska.
2019. Conference devoted to the Republic Day of Turkey, which was held together with the head of the Institute of Yunus Emre in Ukraine.
2021. First year International Relations students who chose to study Turkish.
2021. Celebration of the Turkish national holiday The Youth and Sports Day. Tour to the Akkerman Fortress organized with the support of the Consulate General of the Republic of Turkey in Odesa.