Applied Sociology Department

Web site: http://app-soc.univer.kharkov.ua

Applied Sociology Department (Sociology Technologies Department before 1996) was founded in 1993.

The Department trains specialists on the specialty “Sociology” (Bachelor’s, Specialist’s, Masters’s qualification level).

Department Areas of Specialism: Communicative Management, Advertising and PR.

Department graduates with Specialist's and Master's degrees are awarded the qualifications of sociologists and teachers of Sociology.

Department graduates' areas of employment: Social Problems Research Institutions; Public Opinion Research Centers; schools, colleges and universities; personnel, consulting and travel agencies; state and municipal government; local self-government. Training within the department allows the graduates to get the jobs of sociologists, teachers of sociological disciplines, PR-managers, advertising managers, spindoctors, marketologists, anti-crisis managers etc.

Head of the departament - Doctor of Sociology, Full Professor, Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine Vil Bakirov.

Current and prospective research projects in which the Department staff and students are involved:

Vil S. Bakirov Grant for 'Interplay of European, National and Regional Identities: nations between states along the new eastern borders of the European Union' ENRI-East International Project - Leader of Ukrainian Research Team, Member of the Executive Committee.

Vil S. Bakirov Grant for 'Health in Times of Transition: Trends in Population Health and Health Policies in CIS Countries' HITT-2008 International Project - Leader of Ukrainian Research Team, Member of the Executive Committee.

'Health in Times of Transition: Trends in Population Health and Health Policies in CIS Countries' HITT-2008 International Project (FP7 EU Project, 2008 - 2012).

Mеmbers of the Research Team - post-graduate students K.A. Kyzylova, A.V. Khyzhniak.

'Interplay of European, National and Regional Identities: nations between states along the new eastern borders of the European Union' ENRI-East International Project  (FP7 EU Project, 2008 - 2011). Member of the Research Team - post-graduate student K.A. Kyzylova.

'V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University Students Trade Union, its activity and development perspectives in the opinion of students' Monitoring Program. Leader of the Research Team - post-graduate student A.V. Khyzhniak.

UNESCO Chair on Gender Equality and Empowerment (2008-2010) by U. Program Participant - post-graduate student for senior doctoral degree Y.I.Horoshko.

Project Global Report on the Status of Women in the News Media sponsored by: International Women's Media Foundation. Program Participant - post-graduate student for senior doctoral degree Y.I.Horoshko.

Tel. +38 057 707 52 37

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