In the article the nesessity of researching the features of social and humanitarian training of foreign students studying economics is substantiated, the role of training in solving issues of foreign students’adaptation to social, cultural and educational environment of Ukraine is defined. The purpose of the article is determination and analyzing of the main features, forms, pedagogical methods and technologies of teaching social and humanitarian science in educational process of foreign students. During the research theoretical and empirical methods, which allowed distinguishing of the cultural, social, religious, national features of foreign students, were used. It is proved, that using active methods of training sessions, its content closeness to social realities of Ukraine and the world promotes deeper assimilation of educational material, intensifies educational and cognitive activity, promotes stable interest in the social and humanitarian science by foreign students. Using summaries during the lectures allows to save time and pay more attention to explanation of educational material, promotes formation of communicative practice and assimilation of the basic categories of sociological and political science concepts and categories. Individual work of students on finalization of the summaries develops skills of comparative analysis of social structures, political and party systems, political regimens, ideologies of different countries. It is proved, that using active(non-traditional) methods increases efficiency during social and humanities seminars. High activity and interest of students caused by the seminars with elements of conference, which provides preparation of reports, discussions, different forms of business games. It is shown that the use of innovative lectures and supporting compendia of lectures raises the level of perception of educational material of the foreign students, while significantly increasing the absolute quality of education. In the article the aspects for further scientific studies are defined, which consist in searching, theoretical studying and practical implementation of efficient methods of education for foreign students; development and improvement of methodologies.