Professor of the University of Vienna, Dr. Alois Woldan became Doctor Honoris Causa of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv « International Office

Professor of the University of Vienna, Dr. Alois Woldan became Doctor Honoris Causa of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

OCTOBER 13, 2016 – Well-known popularizer of Ukrainian studies in Europe and the world, Professor of the University of Vienna, Dr. Alois Woldan became Doctor Honoris Causa) of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.

Within the initiative of professors of the Faculty of Foreign Language, which was ​​supported by the Faculty of Philology in accordance with the decision of the Academic Council of the University adopted on June 21, 2016, Dr. Woldan as an outstanding recognized expert in the field of comparative Slavic literature, Ukrainian studies and intercultural communication was awarded with the title “Doctor Honoris Causa of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv”.

During the solemn meeting of the IFNUL Academic Council, which took place on October 11, 2016, IFNUL Rector, Prof. Volodymyr Melnyk awarded Dr. Woldan with this title for significant contribution to the study of Ukrainian literature and culture, popularization of Ukrainian studies in the world, development of cooperation between Ukraine and Austria in the field of education and science.

“This is a very important and exciting time in my life. It is a great honor – to receive this high distinction, “- said Alois Voldan and thanked the members of the Scientific Council for conferring the title of Doctor Honoris Causa of Ivan Franko National Univetsity of Lviv. Professor Woldan noted that particularly enjoyable for him is that IFNUL has close cultural and historical ties with Austria and blessed with the name of Ivan Franko.

Words of appreciation to Prof. Woldan were also delivered by the Chair of the Department of Intercultural Communication and Translation, Prof. Alla Paslavska.

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