Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University

Degree Programmes

Linguistics «Theory and methodology for teaching foreign languages and cultures»

Programme Information

The Programme aims to train highly qualified teachers of foreign languages for schools, secondary vocational institutions, and universities.

Programme’s advantages

Graduate’s professional prospects lie with language training, interlinguistic communication, cross-cultural communication, linguistics, and new information technology.

Upon completing the Programme, you will be able to:

  • provide linguistic support for different professional spheres,

  • employ advanced training and performance assessment techniques,

  • develop training materials, using current information resources and technology.

Programme Description

45.04.02. Linguistics. Theory and methodology for teaching foreign languages and cultures.

Duration of the Programme: 2 years.

Programme type: Full-time.

Language of instruction: Russian.

Institute: Institute for the Humanities.

Courses & Study Load

Number of ECTS credits: 120

Core disciplines: history and methodology of science, university pedagogy and psychology, general linguistics and history of linguistic ideas, theory of teaching foreign languages at a university, first foreign language practice, world literature, conflict studies, current technology for teaching foreign languages, culture of non-native speech in the first foreign language country, language and society.


Schools of Kaliningrad and the Kaliningrad region. Students participate in the Erasmus+ academic mobility programme.

Professional Training / Internships
Career Opportunities

Graduates are proficient in two foreign languages, which makes them eligible for employment by:

  • Russian and international companies,

  • Public authorities,

  • tourist companies,

  • language centres.

Admission & Tuition

To enter a Master's programme  applicants are  required to take the following exams:

  • Written exam  (or a test)  in the chosen field of study (100 points maximum)

  • Foreign language (a pass or fail  test)

We also accept international certificates of proficiency in English

Cambridge exam: PET, FCE, CAE, CPE; IELTS; TOEFL or

German: Goethe-Zertifikat A2, Goethe-Zertifikat Fit in Deutsch, Goethe-Zertifikat B1 / B2 , -Goethe-Zertifikat C1, Goethe-Zertifikat C2: GDS, test DaF, DSD B2 / C1, - telc A2 / B1 / C1 / C2, -ÖSD, -DSH.


Darya ILINA, Degree Programme Manager

Tel. + 7 4012 595 595 (3501)


Languages: Russian, English

Admissions Office

14 A. Nevskogo ul., Kaliningrad, 236041

+7 (4012) 59-55-96
fax: +7 (4012) 31-33-33