Galina Savukova, MA M.Phil. PhD

Professional interests:

  • Experiential and integrative learning
  • English for academic purposes
  • Grading rubrics and assessment
  • Foreign language teacher education
  • Verbal-visual interaction

On a personal note ...

What do you like most about your job?

The feeling of satisfaction when my students have demonstrated substantial progress.


What's the number one piece of advice you wish you had been given as a student?

Professors are also human.


Which English word/phrase/grammar point do you especially like to teach to your students?



What’s your favo(u)rite line from a song or your favo(u)rite saying?

Nothing! Just what I've always wanted.


When you are not at the department, where do you like to hang out in Vienna?

Museums and playgrounds.


What's the scariest thing you've ever done in your life?

A front-row experience of riding the Nitro roller coaster at the Six Flags Great Adventure theme park.