The Nevsky Institute of Language and Culture offers for foreign students, post-graduate students and adults some different educational programs. The Institute also elaborates exchange students programs.
1. Exchanged programs
The international Department develops exchanged students’ programs with European and American Universities. About 10 exchange programs are available for this academic year.
2. Higher education programs
BA in Linguistics and Intercultural Communication, Translation; Communication and Public Relations; European Studies (major in CEE studies), Commonwealth of Independent States (major in Armenian studies); International Management; International Journalism
3. Long-term and short-term programs for foreign students
Fall Term (September 1 – December 24) and Spring Term (February 7 – May 26). Level of Russian required: Intermediate and higher. Duration of each term is 16 weeks. The Program includes 16 hours of Russian a week. In addition foreign students can take 4 courses with Russian students without extra charge.
4. Combined Program (Russian classes plus Academic Courses).
This program gives students freedom in taking Russian Language courses (not less than 6 hours a week) and choosing courses in Russian History, Russian Literature, Civilization, Arts, Sociology, Politics, History of St. Petersburg, Religion, Linguistics, Lexicology, Phonetics, Stylistics, Communication Skills, Psychology, Journalism, Producing, Acting, Economics, Public Relations, etc.
The lectures are given in Russian, and foreign students can attend 4 courses together with Russian students absolutely free of charge.
Programs for Adults.
In the Institute there are programs not only for students but also adults who study Russian language for different purposes.
Special Courses are available all year round. Students can choose courses in Grammar, Stylistics, Literature, Business Russian, Colloquial Russian, History, Arts, Educational Issues, Ecology, Political Science, etc. The contents and length of the program is based on student’s needs, suggestions and preferences. It can also includes any amount of classes the students wishes, and a wide social program which let the students understand Russian culture, business life and traditions better. All the students’ preferences can be discussed beforehand by mail.
Courses in Methods of Teaching Russian.
An individual students may join any of the above programs depending on the availability of class space.
All our courses are available at any time during the year.
I. Academic Term Program
Fall Term: September 01, 2014 – December 26, 2014; Spring Term: February 03, 2014 – May 30, 2014
Level of language required – after 2 and three years of Russian
Any of the programs of the Departments:
-Linguistics and Intercultural Communication; Public Relations; Regional Studies (European Studies)
You can choose academic courses in Russian History, Psychology, Politics, Philosophy, General Linguistics, Civilization, etc.
Language Courses: Russian, English, German, French, Spanish, Latin languages;
Individual help is provided.
Afternoon courses in Visual Arts are available free of charge.
Tuition: $700 per term.
Accommodation: host family, two meals per day - $870 per month
Visa support, Express mailing of documents, Transfer from and to airport, Administrative fees, Registration and change of status to mutli-entry visa - $250
During their stay students can take part in a social program which includes day trips to places of interest, excursions to St. Petersburg museums, castles, palaces and its famous environs: Peterhoff, Tzarskoye Selo and Pavlovsk. We also arrange visits to theaters and concerts and a few days trips to other Russian cities and towns, such as Moscow, Novgorod, Yaroslavl, etc.