April 8, 2016 The Institute of Foreign Languages on the occasion of the English language year in Ukraine, held an Interuniversity round-table conference “The English Language in the 21st century: mindset, professional communication and a dialogue of cultures” in a Skype conference between National University “Odessa Law Academy” and Ivan Franko State Pedagogical University Drohobych. The organizer in Odessa was the Department of Germanic and Romance languages, and in Drohobych – the Department of Germanic Languages and Translation and the Department of English Practice.
The opening ceremony of the roundtable was attended in Odessa by the vice-rector for international relations Prof. B. Tulyakov, the Dean of the Faculty of International Legal Relations Prof. C. Osaulenko, head of the Department of Germanic and Romance languages Prof. N. Petlyuchenko, acting Head of the Department of Foreign Languages Assoc. Prof. Yu. Yulinetska. In Drohobych participants were welcomed by the vice-rector on scientific and pedagogical activities Assoc. Prof. V. Sharan, academician of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Prof. M. Zymomrya, head of the Department of Germanic Languages and Translation Prof. A. Babelyuk.
Over 75 participants from various universities of Ukraine joined the discussion at the roundtable. In addition to the organizers, those were I. I. Mechnikov International Humanitarian University, Odessa; Yu. Fedkovych National University, Chernivtsi; Kyiv National Linguistic University; Ivan Franko National University, Lviv; Borys Grinchenko University, Kyiv and others.