Description

This program integrates the study of Russian language, literature and culture. It does not only prepare lecturers of Russian as a foreign language, but also and foremost multi-skilled experts who have a good command of Russian, who are familiar with Russian literature and culture, who are able to work in joint ventures, and also in their country’s educational, scientific and cultural organizations interacting with Russia.
Russian language
Russian literature
Russian culture

Program goal

This program aims at preparing graduates for solving complex problems requiring the utilization of philological knowledge and skills in educational organizations, in scientific research centers, in cultural organizations, in advertising and travel agencies, in the media, in the area of intercultural communication and in other fields of social and human activity, where knowledge of Russian as a foreign language is necessary. Additionally, one of the objectives of the program is to improve practical Russian proficiency up to TRKI 3 (test of Russian as a foreign Language, C1)

Duration of study

Two academic years

Language of instruction

Russian

Program structure

Required subjects Credits Certification
Problems of Philosophy 2 Exam
Computer technologies in philology 3 Test
Current problems of philology 3 Exam
English 5 Exam
Elective subjects    
Russian as a foreign language
15 Exam
Scientific style of Russian speech 4 Test
Cultural linguistics and intercultural communication 3 Exam
Linguistic disciplines
Introduction to Russian Philology 2 Test
Modern Russian language: theoretical foundations of lexicology 4 Exam
Modern Russian language: theoretical foundations of grammar 4 Exam
Modern Russian language: theoretical foundations of syntax 4 Exam
Anthropological Linguistics 3 Test
Corpus Linguistics 2 Test
Workshop on the culture of verbal communication 4 Test
 Cultural disciplines    
Russian Culture: from Ancient Rus to Modern Russia 2 Test
Disciplines of choice 2    Test
 Literary Studies    
Workshop "Analysis of a literary text" 2 Test
Precedent texts of Russian literature 2  Test
Practice and research work    
Research Practice 16 Test
Undergraduate practice 6 Test
Research work 26 Test
       

Master's Thesis

The students conduct their lexico-grammatical studies using both traditional and new experimental methods for material analysis. These studies are conducted on a broad comparative basis of Russian and students’ native languages.


Key personnel

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Olga Sheglova

Director of the program, PhD in Philology, Associate-Professor, Head of the section of ancient languages Expert in the field of linguotextology of Old Russian and Old Slavonic in ancient manuscripts.
In the bachelor’s and master’s programs Olga Sheglova supervises the specializations in: comparative-historical grammar of Slavic languages, historical lexicology of Russian language, language and textology of Old Church Slavonic manuscripts. Member of the editorial board of the peer-reviewed journal "Siberian Philological Journal."


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Natalia Koshkareva

DSc Philology, Professor, Head of the Section of General and Russian Linguistics of the Institute for the Humanities of NSU
Research interests: syntax of Russian language, phonetics, lexicology and lexicography, grammar, dialectology and folklore of the Uralic languages of Siberia (Khanty and Nenets). Head of the expert council of the annual educational action "Total dictation".

 
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Ludmila Sinyakova

DSc in Philology, Associate Professor, Head of the Section of Literature of the 19th and 20th centuries of the Institute for the Humanities of NSU
Research interests: artistic anthropology, cognitive philology, philosophical literary studies. Ludmila Sinyakova teaches courses on the history and theory of Russian literature, on the history of foreign literature to students of the divisions of Philology and Journalism, conducts the specialization of students in 19th century Russian literature.


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Mariya Timofeeva

DSc in Philology, Professor, Head of the Section of Fundamental and Applied Linguistics of the Institute for the Humanities of NSU
Research interests include: philosophical and methodological foundations of linguistics, logical problems of semantics and pragmatics of natural language, introspective representation of language, the role of contradiction in language, natural and formal languages, functional mathematical models of natural language, experimental cognitive studies.


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Oleg Donskikh

DSc in Philosophy, Professor
Professor of the Section of Ancient Literatures and Literary Source Studies of the Institute for the Humanities of NSU. Head of the Section of Philosophy and Humanities of Novosibirsk State University of Economics and Management (NSUEM). Founder and editor in chief of the scientific journal “Ideas and Ideals”. Member of the Union of Journalists of the Russian Federation
Author of more than 250 works in the field of the history of language, history of philosophy, philosophy of education, as well as philosophical essays and journalistic publications.
Main research interests include

  • History of philosophy, the problem of the origin of philosophy.
  • The origin of language, the general theory of language. 
  • The Metaphysics of poetry, philosophy and literature. 
  • Philosophy of education in the Humanities.


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Elena Kuznetsova

PhD in Philology, Associate Professor of the Section of General and Russian Linguistics of the Institute for the Humanities of NSU. Expert in the field of semantic syntax.
Elena Kuznetsova teaches students of the divisions of Philology and Journalism different courses on modern Russian language, conducts the specializations in description of models of syntactic constructions, in semantic syntax and in syntactic stylistics.
Member of the expert council of NSU annual educational action "Total dictation".


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Dmitry Dolgushin

PhD in Philology, Associate Professor of the Section of Literature of the 19th and 20th centuries. Associate Professor of the section of History of Culture of the Institute for the Humanities of NSU.
Expert in the field of the History of Russian literature, culture and religious philosophy of the 19th century. Author of more than 60 scientific and educational publications.

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Vadim Rinkov

PhD in History, Associate professor of the Section of Russian history of the Institute for the Humanities of NSU.
Specialist in the field of economic history of the eastern regions of Russia during the First World War, the Russian Revolution and Civil War.


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Natalya Bartosh

PhD in Philology, Associate-Professor, Head of the Section of History of Culture of the Institute for the Humanities of NSU.
Specialist of modern mythopoetics in the works of Oscar Wilde. Member of the Russian Association of English Literature Teachers and member of the International Association of Anglicists (ESSE).
Research interests and areas of expertise include: Western European art of the 20th and 21st centuries, European literature at the turn of the 20th and 21st centuries, Silver Age of Russian literature and poetry, Modern literature and art, Byzantine art, literature and art of Ancient Rus.


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Elena Ivanova 

PhD in Philology, Associate-Professor, Senior Lecturer of the Section of Ancient Languages and of the Center for International Studies of the Institute for the Humanities of NSU.
Research interests: Russian and comparative lexicology, linguoculturology, methods for teaching Russian as a foreign language.

     

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Maria Berendeeva

PhD in Philology, Assistant lecturer of the Section of History of Culture of the Institute for the Humanities of NSU.
Expert in the field of cognitive linguistics, linguocultural studies, linguoconceptology, lexical semantics. Maria Berendeeva teaches Russian to foreign students and trainees of NSU.


Fees and Financial support

Tuition fees

Tuition fees is U.S. $3000 per year

Scholarships

Every year foreign students have an opportunity to apply for the Russian Government Scholarship Program

Benefits: full tuition, monthly stipend
Application deadline: depends on the country of applicant

Career opportunities

The graduates of the program teach Russian as a foreign language in secondary and higher schools, work as philologists in research centers, in cultural organizations, advertising and travel agencies, in the media, in the field of intercultural communication and other areas of social and human activities where knowledge of Russian as a foreign language is necessary.

The program aims at training research skills and after completion of their master’s, students can continue their education in post-graduate studies.

Certificate of knowledge of Russian as a foreign language TRKI-1 (B1).

Entrance requirements

  • Copy of the 1st page of your travelling passport with your personal data
  • Legalized (if required) education certificate
  • Legalized (if required) academic transcripts (transcript of record, university degree/s, diploma supplements)
  • 2 photos
  • Certificate of knowledge of Russian as a foreign language TRKI-2 (B2)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivation Letter (1-2 pages)
  • Medical certificate of overall health condition
  • HIV + AIDS certificates

Note! For enrollment you have to submit both original and notarized Russian translations of the required documents to the NSU Admission Office.

Application deadlines