Adress: 65a M. Kogălniceanu St. 

MD-2009, Chișinău, Republic of Moldova

Telephone: +373 22 244 071, +373 22 242 595

E-mail: facultatealitere@gmail.comdecanatflls@gmail.com

Website: litere.md; lls.usm.md

Facebook: facebook.com/litereusm/; facebook.com/limbisiliteraturistraineUSM

BRIEF OVERVIEW

The Faculty of Letters, being among the founding structures of the Moldova State University, became an active and prestigious presence in philological higher education. Due to its mission to train high performance specialists in philology, the Faculty of Letters ensures continuity and development of national cultural traditions, fitting them into the circuit of European values, as well as raises awareness of them and promotes them in the cultural space of our country. Having combined harmoniously respect for tradition and innovations, permanently striving for research excellence and building a supportive environment for quality teaching and learning, the Faculty of Letters gives its students’ knowledge and competences required for professional success in education and other related areas: translation, editing, mass-media, public relations, so that our graduates can easily find a job.

The mission of the Faculty of Letters is to train specialists in the field of philology, translation and education science of high qualification, both in the mother tongue (Romanian and Russian), as well as in the modern foreign languages such as English, French, German, Spanish and Italian. The training of the specialists takes place in three university cycles: licentiate, master and doctorate. The students of the Faculty of Letters have the possibility to complete the pedagogical or specialized internships in various high schools, public and private institutions, with which the faculty has concluded collaboration agreements. Also, the students of the faculty have the opportunity to consult the specialized literature from the Austrian Library, the British Centre, American Studies Center, Academic Success Center and “Russkii mir” Cultural Center. In the Polish and Turkish Language Centers there are courses for those who want to learn a new language.

Through the diversity of proposed academic programs – both undergraduate and graduate – the Faculty of Letters proposes to its students an educational path which is not just a starting point of a successful career, but also a way to shape their personality of future philologists. They get unforgettable experience, build interpersonal relations based on respect and appreciation, collaborate with their peers from abroad and enjoy academic motilities, a simulating learning environment fostering creativity.

DEAN: Dr., assoc.prof.  Viorica LIFARI

Vice Dean Dr., assoc. prof. Viorica MOLOȘNIUC

DEPARTMENTS

  • Romanian linguistics and literary science
  • German linguistics and intercultural communication
  • Romance linguistics and intercultural communication
  • Translation, interpretation and applied linguistics
  • World and comparative literature 
  • English and French for specific purposes

Bachelor’s degree:6 semesters ( 180 ECTS), 8 semesters ( 240 ECTS)

Master’s Degree: 4 semesters (120 ECTS)

PhD studies

  • full time (3 years): 180 ECTS
  • part-time (4 years): 180 ECTS

The studies are carried out in the framework of two doctoral schools:

Doctoral School Linguistic and Literary Studies 

Doctoral School Studies of Romano-Germanic Linguistics and Universal and Comparative Literature