Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University

PhD Programmes

Linguistics and Literature «Germanic languages»

Programme Information

The programme aims to train highly qualified specialists in Germanic languages capable of introducing scientific and educational innovations.

Programme's advantages:

The programme adopts various technologies including linguistic ones that are widely used in different information systems, digital humanities tools including software, electronic resources and online resources.

Upon completing the programme, you will have:

  • the system of linguistic knowledge, including knowledge of basic phenomena at all levels of the language, specific linguistic laws, and styles;

  • the ability to apply scientific methods, methodological and theoretical foundations of Germanic Philology;

  • the ability to conduct independent research in Linguistics and Germanic Philology;

  • the knowledge of theoretical and methodological fundamentals required for successful research and teaching in the chosen field of science.

Programme Description

45.06.01 . Linguistics and Literature . Germanic languages.

Duration of the Programme: 3 years.

Programme type: Full-time.

Language of instruction: Array.

Courses & Study Load
ECTS credits: 180
Core courses:
  • History and Philosophy of Science,
  • Foreign Language

Selective Courses:
  • Scientific Research Methodology and Results Presentation,
  • Current Problems of the Field,
  • Germanic Languages,
  • Research Seminar,
  • Current Problems of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education.

  • main stages of Germanic languages history and development;

  •  historical development of Germanic languages dialects;

  • development of linguistic systems of Germanic languages;

  • corpus researches of Germanic languages.

Professional Training / Internships
Career Opportunities
Admission & Tuition

State-funded applicants (Russian nationals and  Russian speaking applicants from the CIS countries) are  expected to  take  the following exams:

  • Germanic Languages

  • Philosophy 

  • Foreign language



Darya ILINA, Programme Manager

Tel.: +7 4012 595 595 (3501)


Language: Russian, English

Admissions Office

14 A. Nevskogo ul., Kaliningrad, 236041

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