The Faculty of Social-Cultural, Information and Library Activity was founded in 2000. Following the general programme of development, the Faculty underwent three structural changes. The Faculty presently comprises several departments, the three of which — Publishing and Library Studies, Computer Science and Information and Analytic Resources, and Social-Cultural Activity — are degree administration departments.
The Faculty works to bridge the gap between the skills developed through completing a degree at a college or university and the requirements in the sphere of Arts and culture. Blind following the requirements of Federal State Educational Standard isn’t enough, and we take a creative and innovative approach to its implementation. Our teachers train highly competent professionals able to meet competition and to successfully respond to the complex, changing demands of the contemporary social and cultural environment. Most of the Faculty’s facilities and resources are new or constantly modernized. Our professors are continually assisted to enhance their professional growth and development. All this is to provide scientific and methodological support to teaching and learning process. We support new ideas, develop new multimedia information technologies and introduce them to the teaching/learning process and the Faculty along with offering our students and teachers a positive and creative-friendly atmosphere.
The Faculty’s educators take responsibility for the quality of the educational process and the level of students’ professional competences acquired through learning process. also strongly recognise the role and value of science and research as a part of the teaching/learning process within our higher and secondary education programmes. According to the according to the priorities identified by the Faculty, we are keen to develop students’ involvement in the dual education projects and career guidance.
Our educators are renowned scientists and talented teachers with a rich academic and research background.
The Faculty offers the following undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate degrees:
Secondary Education Degrees
Bachelor’s degree programmes
Master’s Degree programmes
Postgraduate Research Degree by Thesis/Practice-based PhD
The Faculty initiates and enters cooperation with other higher education institutions and their departments in order to share experience and best practices to the benefit of our students and their learning.
Among the Faculty’s partner institutes and universities are: Belgorod National Research University (BelSU), Belgorod University of Cooperation, Economics & Law, Belgorod State Technological University (BSTU n.a. V. G. Shukhov), Moscow State Institute (University) of Culture, Tambov State University n.a. G.R. Derzhavin, Kemerovo State Institute of Culture, Orel State Institute of Arts and Culture.
Apart from academic cooperation, several teachers of the Faculty are members of a working group for service and tourism development of the Belgorod Region’s Economic Development Department.
The Faculty welcomes students from more than 20 countries all over the world. Together with Russian students, they discover and experience Russia’s rich cultural heritage and get an insight into traditions of its people.