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
|Problems of Philosophy||2||Exam|
|Computer technologies in philology||3||Test|
|Current problems of philology||3||Exam|
Russian as a foreign language
|Scientific style of Russian speech||4||Test|
|Cultural linguistics and intercultural communication||3||Exam|
|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|
|Workshop on the culture of verbal communication||4||Test|
|Russian Culture: from Ancient Rus to Modern Russia||2||Test|
|Disciplines of choice||2||Test|
|Workshop "Analysis of a literary text"||2||Test|
|Precedent texts of Russian literature||2||Test|
|Practice and research work|
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.
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."
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".
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.
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.
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:
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuition fees is U.S. $3000 per year
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 (March-June)
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).