Bratislava comenius university chair of roman languages and literatures

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Bratislava comenius university chair of roman languages and literatures

  1. 1. Comenius University in Bratislava Faculty of Education CHAIR OF ROMAN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
  2. 2. WHAT KIND OF STUDIES ARE POSSIBLE ? (1st & 2nd GRADE)Our chair offers two types of study programmesin contact or distance-learning:l COMBINED l SPECIALIZED l STUDIES l STUDIES
  3. 3. WHAT KIND OF STUDIES ARE POSSIBLE ? (1st & 2nd GRADE)1) Combined studies :French language & literature combined with another specialitySpanish language & literature combined with another speciality • This study programme is offered in combination with another study programme, which  is  offered  by  the  Faculty  (for  ex.  French  language  &  literature  -  Spanish  language  &  literature - Slovak language & literature – Psychology...)• Further  information  about  all  offered  study  programmes  and  different  possible  combinations can be found on the website of the Faculty  www.fedu.uniba.sk • These study programmes are aimed at forming future teachers : thus, after this kind of  studies ending with a master degree, you can (but are not obliged to) teach in primary  and  secondary  schools,  but  also  in  various  language  schools,  without  mentionning  private companies that look for qualified teachers to teach foreign languages • retour
  4. 4. WHAT KIND OF STUDIES ARE POSSIBLE ? (1st & 2nd GRADE)2) specialized studies :French language & cultureSpanish language & culture • A  specialized  study  programme  means  you  study  only  one  speciality,  either  French  language & culture or Spanish language & culture, exclusively under the  accreditation of  our chair• One  of  the  advantages  is  that  in  the  framework  of  this  kind  of  studies,  you  can  learn  another roman language (french, spanish or italian, depending on your speciality and your  fancy)• Within  the  second  grade  (master)  these  study  programmes  are  merged  into  one  called  Roman languages & cultures, within which you focus on one of both languages (french or  spanish)• This  specialized  study  programme  offers  possibilities  to  work  in  public  admnistrations,  cultural institutions or even in diplomatic relationships, as french and spanish languages do  have  a  european  or  a  worldwide  status,  as  well  as  in  the  private  sector,  where  these  languages are a plus while english language tend to be «lingua franca ».
  5. 5. WHAT KIND OF STUDIES ARE POSSIBLE ? (POST-GRADUATE)In addition to Bachelor and Master degrees, our Chair of roman languages andliteratures offer a postgraduate degree:3) Doctoral studies• After a Master degree, you have the possibility to follow doctoral studies in the branch of Langues Foreign Languages & cultures by contactl (3 years) or distance-learning (5 years)• After your oral examination of thesis, you receive PhD. title.
  6. 6. WHAT KIND OF STUDIES ARE POSSIBLE ? (POST-GRADUATE)Within long-life learning, our chair also offers :4) « Little doctorate »• After your Master degree, you have the possibility to write a « little thesis » also called « rigorous examination ».• After having passed examinations, you get the academic title of PaedDr. (doctor of pedagogy)
  7. 7. WHAT KIND OF SUBJECTS ARE OFFERED?• Each study programme is composed of compulsory, elective and « free elective » subjects. The study of language study is divided in different kinds of lessons:• Lessons are orientated towards improving your language level with subjects such as language exercices, written and oral understanding/production/interaction... - these lessons are taught also by native-speakers.• Theoretical subjects focus more on the specialized study of the language with subjects such as linguistic, morphology, syntax, phonetics, lexicology, phraseology...• Also are taught subjects focusing on the culture of countries where the studied language is spoken: des matières orientées vers la culture des pays de la langue étudiée : civilization, history, geography, art history, literature, intercultural communication...
  8. 8. WHAT KIND OF SUBJECTS ARE OFFERED?• Some subjects focus on theories and practice of teaching foreign languages (especially for students of combined studies) such as : didactics of foreign languages, use of new technologies in teaching foreign languages, practical internship in primary or secondary schools.• Other subjects focus on theory and practice of translation : translation theories, practical exercices of translation of specialized or literary texts...• Most of lessons are taught in french or spanish by either by native-speaking teachers or teachers who spent part of their study abroad and who are in contact with foreign universities on a regular basis.• Our chair also offers every year conferences held by profesors from our partner universities in France, Spain, Czech Republic, Austria...
  9. 9. STUDY STAYS ABROAD• Ous All our students have the possibility to participate at least  once during their study to a study stay in one of our partner  universities abroad.  • It is mainly in the framework of Erasmus programme (LLP)  (generally one whole semester abroad). Our chair sends its  students to those following universities:
  10. 10. STUDY STAYS ABROAD• France: Université de Strasbourg Université Charles de Gaulle, Lille Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand Université de Montpellier Université des Antilles et de la Guyane (Martinique)• Luxembourg: Université du Luxembourg• Belgium: Université de Liège
  11. 11. STUDY STAYS ABROAD• Spain: Universidad de Granada Universidad Complutense de Madrid Universidad de Valladolid Universidad de Huelva Universidad de Almería• Italy: Università degli Studi di Catania Università degli Studi G. D’Annunzio di Chieti-Pescara• Roumania: Universitatea din Bucureşti• Greece: Aristotelova univerzita, Thessaloniki• République tchèque : Jihočeská univerzita, České Budějovice Ostravská univerzita, Ostrava Masarykova univerzita, Brno
  12. 12. STUDY STAYS ABROAD• Our chair offers other interesting possibilities of stays abroad for graduating students  and obtaning a foreign diploma:  Students of French language have the possibility to make an administrative  internship at University Blaise Pascal in Clermont-Ferrand, France within the  international relationships service of the Universtiy. l Students of Spanish language have the possibility of a two-semester stay at  University of Granada, Spain, during which they continue their study of Spanish  language but also teach Slovak language as a foreign language to spanish students  of University of Granada. •  With the help of EU programme Leonardo da Vinci, some students can also achieve a  specialized internship within institutions of countries, where the learnt language is  spoken in order to study specialized terminology in a specialized field necessary to his  studies. •  Eventually, some governmental grants are provided by embassies and cultural  institutes to students motivated by a study stay abroad.  • Slovak agency for International Cooperation (SAIA) also provide some grants under  certain conditions.
  13. 13. ADMISSION CONDITIONS• Admission conditions in undergraduate studies (Bachelor):1) Specialized study programme :French language & cultureAdmission without entry examination. The candidate must present an A-level (maturita) with French language or a certification attesting at least his B1level according to the Common European Framework of Reference forlanguages.Spanish language & cultureAdmission without entry examination. The candidate must present an A-level (maturita) with Spanish language or a certification attesting at least his B1level according to the Common European Framework of Reference forlanguages.
  14. 14. ADMISSION CONDITIONS2) Combined study programmesTeaching of French language and culture in combination with another subjectAdmission without entry examination. The candidate must present an A-level (maturita) with French language or a certification attesting at least his B1level according to the Common European Framework of Reference forlanguages.Teaching of Spanish language and culture in combination with anothersubjectAdmission without entry examination. The candidate must present an A-level (maturita) with Spanish language or a certification attesting at least his B1level according to the Common European Framework of Reference forlanguages.
  15. 15. ADMISSION CONDITIONSAdmission conditions in graduate studies (Master)::1) Specialized study programme :Roman languages & cultures Langues et cultures romanesAdmission without entry examination. The candidate must have anundergraduate diploma (Bachelor) in an equivalent study programme.2) Combined study programmeTeaching of French language and culture in combination with another subjectAdmission without entry examination. The candidate must have anundergraduate diploma (Bachelor) in the same study programme.Teaching of Spanish language and culture in combination with anothersubjectAdmission without entry examination. The candidate must have anundergraduate diploma (Bachelor) in the same study programme.
  16. 16. ADMISSION CONDITIONSAdmission conditions in post-graduate studies:« Little doctorate » (PaedDr.)The candidate must present a graduate university diploma (Master) in anequivalent study programme. He must fullfill administrative conditions andpresent a thesis project to be validated by an habilitated teacher.
  17. 17. ADMISSION CONDITIONSAdmission conditions in post-graduate studies:Doctorate (PhD.)The candidate must present a graduate university diploma (Master) in anequivalent study programme. He must fullfill conditions and present a thesisproject to be led by an habilitated teacher and achieve successfully an entryexamination. Further information can be found on the web page of theFaculty of Education. www.fedu.uniba.sk
  18. 18. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION! PaedDr. Arnaud Segretain Comenius University Faculty of Education Chair of Roman Languages and Literatures segretain@fedu.uniba.sk

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