Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University

Degree Programmes

Linguistics «Conference interpreting»

Programme Information

The Programme aims to train qualified specialists in simultaneous and consecutive translation.

Programme’s advantages

The Programme has been developed in view of market requirements to train specialists in conference interpreting and cross-cultural communication. The programme provides theoretical knowledge and develops practical skills in consecutive, simultaneous, and written translation.

Upon completing the Programme, you will be able to:

  • take part in organising conferences, symposia, workshops, negotiations, and other events with two or more working languages;

  • manage teams of linguists solving research or production problems.

Programme Description

45.04.02 . Linguistics. Conference interpreting.

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; history, culture, and art of the first foreign language country; general linguistics and history of linguistic ideas; cultural linguistic aspects of conference interpreting; theory of oral translation; protocol and ceremony; professional discourse; simultaneous translation from the first foreign language into Russian


Kaliningrad branch of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department of International and Intermunicipal Relations of the Kaliningrad City Council, Government of the Kaliningrad region.

Students participate in the Erasmus+ academic mobility programme.

Professional Training / Internships
Career Opportunities

Graduates have a wide range of opportunities. They are employed by foreign policy bodies, Russian and international organisations, public authorities, and 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