Faculty of Philology

Admission Requirements for foreign citizens

Faculty of Philology admits foreign citizens to all basic educational programmes:

Specialist programme (5 years) – «Intercultural communication theory and practice» and «Foreign cultures and languages teaching methodology».

Bachelor programme (4 years) – «Philology» («The Russian language and Russian literature», «Russian as a foreign language», «Foreign languages and literature»- Bulgarian, Serbo-Croatian, Czech, Polish, Slovak, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Hungarian, Dutch, Albanian, New Greek, «Classical philology», «Linguistic theory», «Phonetics and speech communication», «Bible studies»), «Linguistics and intercultural communication» («English translation», «French translation», «Italian translation») and «Linguistics» («Applied linguistics»).

Master programme (2 years) – «Philology» («Foreign literature», «Theory of literature», «Folklore study and mythology»), «Linguistics» («Slavonic languages», «Foreign languages», «Classical languages», «General linguistics», «Comparative linguistics», «Romance and German linguistics», «Sociolinguistics», «Psycholinguistics», «Structural, applied, and mathematical linguistics», «Theory of translation and inter-linguistic communication»).


Foreign citizens may be admitted on a paid basis. Educational process is provided only in Russian language.

For the consideration of the possibility of your education on the individual contract basis you should provide the result of the Test of Russian as a foreign language (TORFL):

the 1st level (TORFL-I) for the specialist and bachelor degree educational programme,

the 2nd level (TORFL-I, II) for the master degree educational programme.

For the master degree educational programme one should also take an exam in oral and written form according to your master programme.

The fee does not include accommodation fees, medical service fees, documents processing for the invitation fees, testing fees and other expenses related to residing in the RF.

Payments are provided in Russian rubles.