Look why it suits you
Russian as a foreign language is a comprehensive study program aimed at developing communicative proficiency and competency in the Russian language and Russian culture. Methodological support for this program is drawing on the abundance of expertise and material, accumulated in the Ural Federal University for over 20 years of working with foreign students.
Know what you’ll study
The curriculum builds on the level-based approach and offers introductory through advanced training of the key language skills: pronunciation, listening, reading, speaking, writing, and grammar. Besides, all of our language courses have a built-in culture component designed to introduce students not only to the language as such, but also to the social culture as expressed in the often unspoken rules for social conduct (i.e., gift-giving, phone etiquette, being a guest in someone’s home, etc).
See that you’re improving
Upon enrollment to the program, you take the entry-test to determine your current level of the language and place you in the relevant study-group. The classes are held in the optimal group-size of 8-12 people, so as to keep the balance between getting individual attention from the teacher and promoting communication activities. With a view to facilitate the learning process and immerse the students into the language environment, all classes are conducted entirely in Russian and emphasize the learning of contemporary Russian communicative norms.
In the course of the study year you take mid-testing, in order to check and prove your progress with Russian. At the end of the year, all students take exams and receive certificates of the Preparatory Department of Ural Federal University, with an indication of their level of language proficiency. Our certificate gives you the opportunity to enter the university!
Besides, if you want to confirm your language level and receive an internationally recognized certificate, you may take an international exam TORFL at UrFU.
Academic calendar for Academic Year 2017–2018:
deadline for applications — August, 15 (in some countries, students are waiting for their exam results to come)
start of classes — September, 4
deadline for arrival — October, 1
deadline for applications — December, 1
start of classes — February, 12
deadline for arrival — February, 20
Tuition fee: per year 130 000 rubles
If you want to join in during the study year and get an intensive course of a flexible duration, consider the following:
Created / Updated: 16 February 2016 / 9 November 2017