Place of Study: online/on-campus
Duration: 1-4 weeks (July 4-31, 2022)
Outcome: 1 week – 2 ECTS, ITMO Official Certificate
Deadline: on-campus – June 10, 2022; online – July 15, 2022
Fees: 9,000 RUB (~100 euro) per week*
* Fees for online mode – 9,000 RUB (~100 euro), for on-campus mode – 13,500 RUB (~150 euro) per week.
This course will help you acquire basic knowledge of the Russian language, learn to read and write, start speaking Russian, and master basic grammar. Communicative language teaching is used during all Russian language classes.
July 4-10/July 11-17/July 18-24/July 25-31
This course is designed to help you improve your knowledge of the Russian language and practice all the main skills simultaneously. It naturally combines reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Here, special attention is paid to grammar and vocabulary.
July 4-10/July 11-17/July 18-24/July 25-31
You will continue to study the main grammatical topics, expand your vocabulary, and thus improve your communication skills. You will also learn more about Russian culture and will be able to discuss many exciting topics in Russian.
Soft Skills (B1)
This course gives a broad overview of developing soft skills within the Russian context and thereby reveals specific features of the interaction between international and Russian students and specialists. During the classes, you will explore cultural similarities and differences between your own countries and Russia and compare them to international standards, analyze modern trends, and figure out what geography has to do with independence and self-discipline, economic conditions – with stress tolerance, and mindset – with flexibility. Practical exercises will help you examine a wide range of behavior models in business, highlight their strengths and weaknesses, as well as practice your skills in constructive communication, team building, and self-efficacy through various activities, exercises, and games.
Russian Culture (B1)
The course focuses on the study of Russian culture from the perspective of key concepts and language. By performing creative tasks, you will virtually travel to Russia, learn more about the mentality of Russians, as well as their traditions and popular artworks.
Cases of Russian Language (B1)
Practice shows that cases are among the most difficult aspects of Russian grammar for foreigners to master while learning the Russian language. This course will help you quickly grasp the grammatical forms of certain cases and their meanings. You will finally figure out the special cases for their use. In just one week, the most complicated field of Russian grammar will become simple and understandable for you!
The conversational course is designed to help you improve your speaking and listening skills while experiencing modern Russian colloquial speech. As part of the course, you will get acquainted with Russian slang and discuss its position within the literary norms and explore current trends in the Russian language.
Russian History (B2-C1)
This course on Russian history is a fascinating journey through the centuries and political regimes. You will see how historical changes affected the language and how the language forms our mentality, as well as virtually visit the sights of St. Petersburg, which played an important role in the history of the country.
Politics and Diplomacy of the Russian Federation (B2-C1)
This course is dedicated to modern Russian statehood and such aspects as the evolution of its political structure, the formation of civil society institutes, interaction with international organizations such as the UN, BRICS, WTO, and the EU. The course is adapted for students learning Russian as a foreign language. It is aimed to educate students about the political history of Russia and improve their Russian language skills as the Russian language is one of the six official languages of the UN, UNESCO, and other international organizations.
This course will help you develop your skills in speaking, persuasion, agreement, and disagreement. Classes are held in the Karl Popper debate format. During classes, you will discuss economic, political, environmental, and other problems that humanity faces in the 21st century.
Russian Culture (B2-C1)
During the Russian culture course, you will be able to immerse yourself in Russian culture by studying its literature, history, religion, and art. The teachers will help you trace the composition and content of Russian culture over the centuries. The course is centered on the discussions of problems: the key focus lies on the turning points which determine the further development of Russian culture.
Yes, you can if you reside and at the same time hold either a citizenship or residence permit in one of the following countries