Kursk State University

SUMMER SCHOOL OF RUSSIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

Open call for participation: 2014, July 1-27

Deadline for application: 2014, June 1 (for students from EU); 2014, April 15 (for students from the countries, where the official invitation letter form Police Migration Office is required for Russian visa application).

    Four-week Summer Schools in July-September include:
  • 30 contact hours of instruction per week
  • extensive communication with native speakers
  • various extracurricular activities and excursions
  • accommodations
  • Moscow-Kursk-Moscow bus transfer

Academic program

The system of Russian language, literature and cultural studies provided by Kursk State University helps to easily overcome language or cultural barriers.

    The language part of the Summer School includes:
  • Russian Grammar (analysis of the system as well as practical exercises);
  • Speaking practice.

The part “Country Studies”: the overview of landmarks of Russian history, arts and culture and their interplay with the phenomena of modern Russian Language.

Students are placed in small groups (up to 8-10 peoples) by their level of language proficiency according to results of a placement test, taken on the first program day.

Classes are taught by highly qualified native-speaker instructors, who have been certified to teach Russian as a foreign language by Pushkin State Russian Language Institute (Moscow) and Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (Moscow). All instructors have extensive experience of teaching Russian as a foreign language.

Teaching in English is available.

Extracurricular program

The program includes various excursions and field trips to sites of historical and cultural interest in Kursk and its environs.

Accommodation

Students stay in a dormitory, located within walking distance to the university. There is a shared kitchen available.

Fee: 500 Euro

The course fee includes tuition, accommodation, a limited number of group excursions and field trips, Moscow–Kursk and Kursk–Moscow bus transfer upon arrival and before departure.

Additional costs: airfare, visa fee, and personal expenses.

Leaflet (pdf)

To apply or/and to receive more detailed information please contact:

Dr. Irina Zhirnova

Head of International Relations Department

Kursk State University

Tel/fax: +7 (4712) 56-14-39

e-mail: keep-in-touch@yandex.ru