The Institute of Philology and Cross-Cultural Communication is inviting you to the 6th Summer School of the Russian Language and Culture in Arkhangelsk, June 15-29, 2014.
We implement a unique idea – Arctic region-oriented Russian language study, including:
- The Land of Pomors: Traditions and Culture;
- Northern Texts;
- Past and Present of The Russian North;
We teach Russian to students with any language proficiency level:
- Elementary level/ basic level – you do not speak Russian at all or just begin to study the language;
- 1st certificate level – you are already familiar with basic rules of Russian grammar, you can read, speak and write in Russian;
- 2nd certificate level - you can speak Russian quite fluently, but want to perfect your language skills.
- the development of your linguistic competence;
- highly-qualified teachers with strong background in teaching Russian as a foreign language;
- a unique teaching technique (intermediate language + authentic language environment);
- individual approach for each student by using authentic language material;
- additional subject-oriented courses by leading university professors;
- small groups (class size is limited to a maximum of 10 students);
- official university certificate stating the number of academic credits earned (3 ECTS);
We offer an interdisciplinary course program (60 academic hours) consisting of:
- language classes;
- additional subject-oriented modules (“Economics and Enterprise in The Russian North”, “Russian Politics and History”)1.
We organize a special program to expand your cultural knowledge in the authentic setting of the Russian North.
The program includes:
- excursions and visits to museums (to explore the wooden architecture, traditions and culture of the Pomor people), concerts and theatre performances;
- workshops, discussion clubs, round tables;
- integration into our university every-day life;
- tours and walks in Arkhangelsk.
Advantages of our Summer School in Arkhangelsk:
- authentic culture of the Russian North;
- “White nights” and the unique northern nature;
- the annual festival of street theatre performances;
- friendly volunteer assistants and hospitality of the Northern Russia.
Number of academic credits allocated – 3 ECTS
Tuition fee2: 10 000 rubles (230 EUR),
Visa fee, Travel expenses, accommodation and lunch costs – covered by the applicant3
The application deadline: March 15, 2014
For more information, please refer to: http://narfu.ru/ifmk/ss/eng.php
Contact person:Maxim Martynov,
tel: +7 960 018 53 03
Institute of Philology and Cross-Cultural Communication,
Northern (Arctic) Federal University,
Russia, Arkhangelsk, 7 Smolny Buyan
1 For information on lectures included into subject-oriented courses, please, refer to our next information notice
2 Subject to downward revision
3 You can apply for student fellowship support programs, e. g.