About the Faculty


The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences offers a high-quality teaching and learning environment and provides strong academic and pastoral support to all of its students. The Faculty is founded in 2003 to meet the increasing demand for undergraduate programmes in social sciences and translation studies. Now, in its 14th year, the Faculty has gained recognition among academicians, students and practitioners. The Faculty is well known for its

  • Strong academic tradition
  • International collaborations
  • Multi-lingual education
  • Expertise in different subject areas

The Faculty is compromised of three departments, each offering students a range of academic opportunities:

  • The Department of Psychology
  • The Department of Sociology
  • The Department of Translation Studies
    • Translation Studies in Arabic
    • Translation Studies in Chinese
    • Translation Studies in English
    • Translation Studies in Russian

Our students have the opportunity to study abroad for one or two semesters at one of the Erasmus partner universities in Europe. The Faculty’s bilateral agreements with prestigious universities in Russia and China make it possible for students in Translation Studies to complete part of their education in those countries as well.