In 2019, Pushkin State Russian Language Institute offers the following programs of International Russian Language Summer courses:
- Program 1. Start Speaking Russian (for novice learners).
- Program 2. Continue Learning Russian (for those at level A1 aiming further).
- Program 3. Speak Russian Correctly (remedial course in grammar and vocabulary, level A2).
- Program 4. Improve Your Russian (level B1).
- Program 5. Speak Russian Fluently (intensive speaking practice at levels B2 and C1).
- Program 6. Reaching Highest Levels of Russian Language Proficiency
- Program 7. Business Russian (level B1 and higher). Prepare for a certification exam in business communication in Russian language.
- Program 8. Prepare for TORFL (Test of Russian as a Foreign Language).
- Program 9. Russian Language for Cultural Studies (level B1 and higher). A course for students of cultural studies, as well as for anyone interested in world culture, literature, art and architecture.
- Program 10. Russian Language for Diplomats and Students of Political Science and Sociology (level B2 and higher). A course for diplomats and students of political science and international relations, as well as for anyone interested in modern world politics, geopolitics, business etiquette, negotiations’ and cross-cultural communication rules.
- Program 11. Russian Language for Journalists and Students of Mass Media (level B1 and higher). A course for journalists and students of mass media, as well as for anyone interested in journalism, publishing, PR, advertising and media management.
- Program 12. Russian Language in International Tourism (level B1 and higher). A course for students of hotel and tourism business and for employers in hotel and tourism industries.
- Program 13. Russian Language for Medical Students (level B1 and higher).
- Program 14. Russian Language for Bilinguals.A course for all ages focused on improving speaking and writing skills in Russian.
- Program 15. Russian Language for Engineering and Technical Students and Specialists (level B1 and higher).
- Program 16. Russian Language for students of Oil and Gas Faculty (level A2 and higher). A course for developing the skills of practical knowledge of Russian in everyday and professional spheres of communication, acquaintance with terminological and special vocabulary of the oil and gas industry.
- Program 17. Russian Language for Guides (level B1 and higher). A course for students of culture and international communication studies, who intends to work with Russian-speaking tourists.
- Program 18. Methodology of Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language (course for teachers).
You will be able to learn Russian alphabet, learn to read and write in Russian, study and understand phonetic system of Russian language. At the end of the program, you will be able to read and understand simple texts, to tell about yourself, your family, your city.
If you choose this program, you will be able to greatly improve knowledge of the Russian language and Russian culture. The program content includes the study of topics such as "Foreign language in my life", "Free time", "Russian holidays" and many others.
You will continue to learn basic grammar topics such as the use of verbal aspects, verbs of motion, etc. You will learn a significant amount of new vocabulary, which will expand the boundaries of communicative spheres of communication in Russian.
Prepare for a certification exam in everyday communication in Russian language (level A1 and higher).
Programs 1-8 will be set off only if there are more than 8 people of the same level of proficiency in Russian.
Programs 9-17 will be set off only if there are more than 10 people of the same level of proficiency in Russian.
Program 18 will be set off only if there are more than 25 people of the same level of proficiency in Russian.
- June 3 – June 28
- July 1 – July 26
- July 29 – August 23
- July 1 – July 26
- July 29 – August 23
Schedule & Tuition
Programs 1-8: 96 academic hours per 4 weeks (24 ac.hrs per week).
Programs 9-17: 72 academic hours per 4 weeks (18 ac.hrs per week).
Program 18: 96 academic hours per 4 weeks (24 ac.hrs per week).
1 academic hour is 45 minutes.
To join the programs of International Summer Courses you have to pass the placement testing at the platform“PushkinOnline” (www.pushkininstitute.ru) and define your level of proficiency in Russian according to the scale of the Council of Europe (from A1 to C1). Classes are held 4 days a week from 9 AM to 2.30 PM with a lunch break. You can find the summaries and the cost of the programs of International Summer Courses at the Institute's website in the section "International Summer Courses" http://www.pushkin.institute/education/obuchenie_rki/letnie_kursy_rki/
Classes are held 4 days a week from 9 AM to 2.30 PM.
Certificates of attendance are issued upon successful completion of program.
Tuition feesInformation on tuition fees will be published soon.
Programs 1-8: 42,500 rubles per 4 weeks (accommodation not included).
Programs 9-17: 35,000 rubles per 4 weeks (accommodation not included).
Program 18: 36,000 rubles per 4 weeks (accommodation not included).
We offer accommodation in the Institute’s dormitory (address: 6 Ac. Volgin str., Moscow): rooms for double/triple occupancy, two in a block, with shared facilities (bath/shower, washbasin, WC, refrigerator). On each floor there are kitchen, room for quiet study and TV room.
Accommodation fee depens on the type of a room and on the duration of stay.
Arrival: by 1-2 days before the program starts.
For matters concerning the academic questions, visa support and accomodation please contact: email@example.com
Directors of International Summer Courses:
Mrs. Galina Nikolaevna Kuptsova (in June & July only);
Mrs. Elena Petrovna Gavrilova (in August only);
+7 (495) 330-84-65, +7 (495) 330-87-83
For matters concerning the Program # 18 (course for teachers of Russian as a foreign language) please contact:
Mrs. Kotova Ekaterina Olegovna (EOKotova@pushkin.institute), + 7 (495)330-87-74