The Russian language is one of the most widely spoken in the world. It is a language of business, education, research, and international relations.

The programme aims

Train qualified in-demand specialists in teaching Russian as a foreign language.

Programme’s advantages

The programme has been accredited by the National Centre for Public and Professional Accreditation

Upon completing the programme, you will be able:

  • to teach Russian as a foreign language at any school or university;
  • to work with international students;
  • to carry out effective cross-cultural communication;
  • to work with relevant certification systems


During the course of study, you will gain in-depth knowledge, practical skills, and experience in the field of communication technologies and communication management. You will learn how to form effective partnership processes aimed at forming public opinion, achieving cooperation and recognition. You will learn how to work with text, plan, organize and coordinate communication projects aimed at different audiences. Knowledge in the field of linguistic conflict studies communication management, design of mass communications, Internet and SMM communications will allow you to engage in communication support of PR campaigns, creative activities, as well as provide communication consulting with the specifics of the target audience and the possession of different speech registers taken into account.

Duration of the Programme

2 years.

Programme type


Language of instruction



Institute for the Humanities

Courses & Study Load

Number of ECTS credits: 120

Core disciplines: basics of philology, foreign languages, Polish language in cross-cultural communication, theory and practice of teaching Polish as a foreign language, translation practice and basics of translating.

Professional Training / Internships

  • Yu.A. Gagarin Gymnasium
  • IKBFU's partner universities in Poland
  • Regional companies and organisations

Career Opportunities

Graduates exercise their skills in a wide range of fields:

  • education (schools, language and cultural centres)
  • translation (Russian and international adminsitrative, commercial, legal, non-profit, and cultural organisations)
  • Russian-Polish cooperation (Russian and Polish embassy and consulate centres)
  • academia (contributions to dictionaries and textbooks)
  • research

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.



Degree Programme Manager
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Language of instruction: Russian / English