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Learn Russian at HSE Nizhny Novgorod

Summer Preparatory Course

for foreigners planning to study in Russia in the upcoming academic year  


Russian Language Summer Schools


Russian courses offered by request 

Academic highlights

  • Russian as a foreign language at all levels 
  • Russian studies: culture and history
  • Contemporary Russia: economy, business culture, government and politics
  • Adaptation courses and training

Courses that can be organized for students upon request:

Title

Description

Level required

Format

Course language

General Russian (levels А1 – C2)

Course focuses on both formal and informal language use and covers all aspects of lingual activity including reading, writing, listening comprehension, speaking as well as grammar and syntax

 

any

Group or individual

+ Seminars

Russian/Levels А1-А2 : Comments on English provided

Business Russian (economics and management,  politics, law, informatics)

 

Russian in business communication: terminology, stylistics, formal writing, negotiating and public speech

В1 – В2

Group or individual

+ Seminars

 

 

Russian

Russian History

Introduction to Russian history. Historical highlights from Medieval to Soviet times Russia.

 

From А2

Group:

Lecture course + seminars

Russian/English available upon request

Contemporary Russia

Introduction to history of Russia from Perestroika to present days. Social scene, art and popular culture in contemporary Russia.

 

From В1

Group:

Lecture course + seminars

 

Russian

Russian Literature

Introduction to Russian literature of the 19th and 20th century. Reading and discussion of selected works, study of biographies of major writers. 

 

From В1

Group or individual:

Lecture course + seminars

 

Russian

 

Russian Economy

Survey of national economy specifics, discussion and analysis of topics in present-day Russia economy, covering sectoral and regional markets, corporate culture and corporate-state relations.

 

any

Group:

Lecture course

 

 

Russian/English available upon request

 

Russian Government and Politics

Introduction to Russian political system and culture, discussion of government specifics, prominent political figures and phenomena in contemporary Russia.

 

From A2

Group:

Lecture course

 

Russian/English available upon request

 

Running Business in Russia

Exploration of present-day Russia business culture, etiquette and mentality. 

 

From В1

Group:

Lecture course + seminars + business games

Russian


Course duration and hours are discussed upon arrangement.

HSE Center for Russian Language and Culture also organizes:

  • Sightseeing tours around Nizhny Novgorod and its environs
  • Summer language courses

The HSE-Nizhny Novgorod also holds Summer Language Schools for international students in May-June and July

Contact Information:

Academic coordinator

Anastasia Tsvetkova

25/12 Bolshaya Pecherskaya Street

Office #410

Phone/fax: 007 (831) 416 9575

astsvetkova@hse.ru