The seventh of October VIII International scientific conference “Foreign Philology in the XXI century” began its work in Zaporizhzhya National University. This time 150 application forms were received. Among others, there were 3 foreigners, Doctors of Science from Belarus, Germany and Uzbekistan, and 14 professors from leading national universities. Besides, the event expressed a wish to participate in the event associate professors, doctoral students, graduate students, master’s students and students from 19 Ukrainian cities. Another feature of a current conference was that the organizers timed it to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the ZNU Faculty of Foreign Languages.