Liudmila Rychkova, Dr. has worked at Grodno State University since 1987, held the positions of the Dean of Philology faculty (1993-1994), the Dean of the Faculty for Foreign Languages (1994-1997), the Vice-rector for academic affairs (1997-2003), the Vice-rector for academic affairs and international relations (2003-2006), has held the position of the Head of the Chair of General and Slavonic Linguistics since 2001.
Liudmila Rychkova lectured at Warsaw University, Bialystok University, Minnesota University, University of North Carolina, St.-Petersburg State University and at other universities in Belarus and abroad. Initiated the research topic «Interaction of languages in regional, national, international and global perspective». The scope of scholarship includes a wide range of problems of theoretical and applied linguistics as well as sociolinguistics.
She has been an initiator and the permanent cochairman of the organizing committee of the international conference “Modern problems of lexicography”. She was the coordinator of UNESCO project “Belarus in dialogue of civilizations”, the expert of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus and the Council of Europe, Strasbourg on the issue of national minorities’ educational rights, the expert of American Council for Learned societies. As a Fulbright international scholar she conducted research at University of Minnesota, Twin Cities on international education, supports the concept of “internationalization at home”. She also conducted research at the premises of NEA (National Educational Association), Washington, DC on the role of educational associations in preparing future leaders.
Liudmila Rychkova is an expert in the field of university management, was the coordinator of several international projects in the frames of the EU TEMPUS-TASIS. She is an active participant of the University Administration Support Program supported by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, and a founding member of International Association for the Humanities.