Development of Professionally Oriented Intercultural Competence of Future Tourism Experts in the Conditions of Post-Industrial Postmodern Society


  • Oksana Bihych Kyiv National Linguistic University
  • Yana Okopna National University for Food Technologies
  • Madina Shcherbyna Kyiv National Linguistic University
  • Nelia Zuienko National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine
  • Valentyna Chernysh Kyiv National Linguistic University
  • Bohdana Kuksa Kyiv Institute of Intellectual Property and Law



Information society, foreign language competence, globalization, management, intercultural interaction


The problem of formation of professional intercultural competence is relevant in the conditions of post-industrial postmodern society. The article highlights main trends in factors of intercultural competence. The article considers different approaches to determining the foreign language competence of tourism experts to intercultural competence. The analysis of theoretical and methodological approaches gives grounds to define the concept of German-language competence and qualifications of tourism experts. In the context of the study, the features of intercultural competence are identified. The objectives of the article are to determine main aspects of the formation of professional German-speaking competence of future tourism experts. In the course of the research the world and domestic experience of  professional competence formation of future tourism experts and formation aspects of  foreign language professional competence are analyzed. Also, based on the study, it can be argued that there is no single approach to the future tourism professionals formation of intercultural competence.  Methods of analysis, synthesis, a research method and method of content analysis were used in the research. Based on the study, it is proved that levels of intercultural competence are controlled processes in the context of the use of modern educational technologies. Future tourism experts combine knowledge and skills in professional terms to achieve a high level of qualification. The results of the study are the basis for extracurricular activities in the formation of foreign language competence.

Author Biographies

Oksana Bihych, Kyiv National Linguistic University

Professor, Department of Foreign Languages Pedagogy, Methodology Teaching and Information and Communication Technologies

Yana Okopna, National University for Food Technologies

PhD, Department of Professionally Oriented Foreign Language Communication

Madina Shcherbyna, Kyiv National Linguistic University

Doctor of Philosophy in 011 Education and Pedagogical Sciences, teacher of the Department of English Philology

Nelia Zuienko, National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine Pedagogy Associate Professor Department of Foreign Languages and Translation

Valentyna Chernysh, Kyiv National Linguistic University

Doctor of Science in Pedagogy, Full Professor, Head of the Department of Pedagogy, Foreign Languages Methodology Teaching and Information and Communication Technologies

Bohdana Kuksa, Kyiv Institute of Intellectual Property and Law

Associate professor Kyiv Institute of Intellectual Property and Law, candidate of pedagogical sciences


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How to Cite

Bihych, O., Okopna, Y., Shcherbyna, M., Zuienko, N., Chernysh, V., & Kuksa, B. (2022). Development of Professionally Oriented Intercultural Competence of Future Tourism Experts in the Conditions of Post-Industrial Postmodern Society. Postmodern Openings, 13(4), 389-401.



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