XXI century, according to analysts from many countries, has become the epoch of transition from an industrial society to the information, which is based on information infrastructure. The level of economic development in any country at present is determined by the degree of the newest technologies implementation. A characteristic feature of the information society is the implementation of a set of social relations in various spheres of human activities : politics, Economics, public administration, education, medicine, culture, leisure activities, personal life with a wide use of modern information and communication technologies, which give everyone the opportunity to create information and accumulate knowledge, to have free access to them, the possibilities for their dissemination and use of public progress intellectual and personal growth. Of particular importance there are the newest technologies that define the directions of scientific-technical progress.
One of the main modern priorities of Ukraine is formation and development of the national segment of the information society and the entry of our country into the global information community.
The collective of Department guided the work to provide practical training of bachelors, specialists, masters, postgraduate students, search for new effective forms of training, improvement and orientation in educational process on the formation of an educated, well-balanced personality, capable of continuous updating of knowledge, professional mobility.
The Department carried out research work in priority thematic areas such as: «New solutions for advanced telecommunication technologies». Professor Berkman L. is the head of scientific school. The selected direction of scientific research is directly connected with a direction of scientific-research works, conducted at the State University of Telecommunications. Annually faculty graduate students, which are fixed behind the Department, graduate and senior students take part in research work.
SRW of the Department on the theme: «Research of efficiency of information transfer in the management system network». (Director of research, Dr. Zhurakovskyi B.)
Students of the University starting from 3-4 courses are involved in the research work. NPP of the Department prepares students for participation and holding scientific student conferences, seminars, all-Ukrainian competition of student's scientific works on technical Sciences. Annually teachers of the Department took part in the competition «professionals of the future»conducted by the MTS company.
The lecturers of the Department regularly publish their scientific articles, abstracts, presentations and reports at the scientific-theoretical, scientific-technical seminars, conferences, scientific-methodical conferences and international scientific conferences.