Department of Romance Languages

The Emblem of the Department of Romance LanguagesThe Department of Romance Languages was set up at the Faculty of International Relations on September 2001 after separation of the Department of Romance and Germanic Languages into two independent departments. Vasily Dublyansky, Candidate of Science (Philology), Associate Professor (at present - Professor), was the first Head of the Department.Throughout its existence the Department has become one of the most prominent scientific and educational centres of Romance Philology in Belarus. It has prepared many specialists in the sphere of international relations with proficiency in the Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese languages, who successfully work in Belarus as well as abroad.

The department provides language training for such specializations as International Relations, International Law, World Economy, Management in International Tourism, Customs Affairs and Oriental Linguistics and County Studies. The Department is the only educational centre in the Republic of Belarus, which officially provides training of the Portuguese language.

The staff of the Department includes 32 people: 2 Associate Professors, 22 Senior Lecturers, 6 Lecturers and 2 Department Assistants. The Department is headed by Vasily Cherkas, Candidate of Science (Philology), Associate Professor.
Since its formation the Department has directed its potential towards developing a curriculum complex of courses taught, improving methods and forms of foreign languages teaching, improving educational process, and developing new special courses.

The members of the staff have prepard and published more than 50 manuals, developed and introduced teaching and methodological packages, standard curricula for all courses, and had more than 150 publications.

The members of the teaching staff take paret in the work of state examination boards, serve as official opponents at the defense of PhD theses, and make review of dissertations, books, and contest papers. On the regular basis the staff serves on the board of the jury of Regional and Republican School Olympiads, which are held annually under the auspices of the Ministry of Education.

Internet resources, authentic audio and video materials in French, Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese, computer technologies, role plays and business games are widely used by the teaching staff in the course of educational process.

 Address: 20 - room 805, Leningradskaya str., Minsk, 220030, Belarus
tel.: +375 17 209 57 54, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


     General Courses

  • First Foreign Language (Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, French)
  • Second Foreign Language (Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, French)
  • Theory and Practice of Translation
  • Business Diplomatic Correspondence


  Черкас Василий Васильевич Vasily Cherkas — Head of the Department, Candidate of Science (Philology),
                        Associate Professor (French)

      The French Language Maria Dyatchik — Senior Lecturer
  Ерашова Валентина Григорьевна Valentina Erashova — Senior Lecturer
  Карелин Сергей Валерьевич Sergey Karelin — Senior Lecturer
  Кожарина Татьяна Владимировна Tatiana Solodovnikova — Associate Professor
  Крель Людмила Антоновна Ludmila Krel — Senior Lecturer
  Литвиненко Ольга Леонидовна Olga Litvinenko — Senior Lecturer
   Тучинский Алексей Викторович Aleksey Tuchinsky — Senior Lecturer
   Чуприна Елена Александровна Elena Chuprina — Lecturer


The Spanish Language

  Белозерова Елена Вениаминовна Elena Belozerova — Senior Lecturer
   Бурденкова Виталия Сергеевна  Vitaliya Burdenkova — Senior Lecturer
   Зенченко Алла Захаровна  Alla Zenchenko — Lecturer
  Ваксер София Генриховна  Sofia Vakser — Senior Lecturer
   Гутор Лариса Константиновна  Larisa Gutor — Senior Lecturer
   Стахнова Ольга Владимировна  Olga Stakhnova — Senior Lecturer
   Судакова Юлия Игоревна  Yulia Sinyavskaya — Senior Lecturer
   Храмович Юлия Николаевна  Yulia Khramovich — Senior Lecturer
   Kukian Elena  Elena Kukyan — Senior Lecturer
   Масилевич Анастасия Владимировна  Anastasiya Masilevich — Lecturer


The Italian Language

  Грекова Наталья Владимировна Natalia Grekova — Senior Lecturer
  Долидович Ольга Владимировна Olga Dolidovich — Senior Lecturer
  Мартусь Виктория Васильевна Victoria Martus — Senior Lecturer
  Лосева Вера Арсеньева Svetlana Loseva — Senior Lecturer
  Oksana Poleshchuk — Senior Lecturer
  Maltsev Victor Victor Maltsev — Senior Lecturer


The Portuguese Language

  Шарупич Татьяна Васильевна Tatiana Sharupich — Senior Lecturer
  Круплевич Виталия Валерьевна Vitaliya Korolkova — Lecturer


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