Russian Language Courses

The Pushkin State Russian Language Institute provides a wide range of educational services in the field of teaching Russian as a foreign language.

Online programs are provided in a form of group classes.

Individual tuition may be provided on a one-to-one basis.


Training takes place in a remote format using the ZOOM platform and the web-portal "PushkinOnline".

The schedule of the individual classes for adults is set by agreement. The tuition fee for the individual classes is 1,450 rubles per 1 academic hour (= 45 minutes) from September 1, 2020.

Taking an intensive program students acquire Russian language skills in short time. Remedial courses in grammar, vocabulary development and style are also available.

Advanced students can also choose the lectures or workshops on:

  • diverse topics of the Russian language,
  • literature,
  • culture and civilization,
  • Business Russian (communication and correspondence).

Programs of Russian as a foreign language

Program title Classes start and end dates Target audience Training period Complexity of training Training schedule
Start: Practical Course of Russian as a Foreign Language (Level А0) complete beginners. 2 months. 48 academic hours: 16 hours – distant classes with a teacher, 32 hours – self-training. 2 hours per week – classes with a teacher, 4 hours per week – self-training.
Practical Course of Russian as a Foreign Language (Level А0+) 01.09.2020; 01.10.2020; 02.11.2020; 01.12.2020 those, who have studied Russian for 2-3 months. 2 months 48 academic hours: 16 hours – distant classes with a teacher, 32 hours – self-training. 2 hours per week – classes with a teacher, 4 hours per week – self-training.
UPGROWTH: Practical Course of Russian as a Foreign Language (Level А1-А1+) 01.09.2020; 01.10.2020; 02.11.2020; 01.12.2020 Those, who have mastered A1 level of Russian. 2 months 48 academic hours: 16 hours – distant classes with a teacher, 32 hours – self-training. 2 hours per week – classes with a teacher, 4 hours per week – self-training.
DEVELOPMENT: Practical Course of Russian as a Foreign Language (Level А2) 01.09.2020; 01.10.2020; 02.11.2020; 01.12.2020 those, who have mastered A2 level of Russian. 2 months 48 academic hours: 16 hours – distant classes with a teacher, 32 hours – self-training. 2 hours per week – classes with a teacher, 4 hours per week – self-training.
IMPROVEMENT: Practical Course of Russian as a Foreign Language (Level А2+/В1) 01.09.2020; 01.10.2020; 02.11.2020; 01.12.2020 those, who have mastered A2 level of Russian and want to improve. 2 months 48 academic hours: 16 hours – distant classes with a teacher, 32 hours – self-training. 2 hours per week – classes with a teacher, 4 hours per week – self-training.
NEW! Russian Language Weekend Program (Level A1) 01.12.2020, 01.02.2021, 01.03.2021, 29.03.2021, 03.05.2021 foreign nationals who had been studying Russian for 4-5 months already 2 months 2 academic hours a week - classes with a teacher, 4 academic hours a week - self-training on Saturdays, 5 PM till 6.30 PM Moscow time
SUCCESS: Practical Course of Russian as a Foreign Language (Level В1+) 01.09.2020; 01.10.2020; 02.11.2020; 01.12.2020 those, who have mastered B1 level of Russian. 2 months 48 academic hours: 16 hours – distant classes with a teacher, 32 hours – self-training. 2 hours per week – classes with a teacher, 4 hours per week – self-training.
ACHIEVEMENT: Practical Course of Russian as a Foreign Language (Level В2+) 01.09.2020; 01.10.2020; 02.11.2020; 01.12.2020 those, who have mastered B2 level of Russian. 2 months 48 academic hours: 16 hours – distant classes with a teacher, 32 hours – self-training. 2 hours per week – classes with a teacher, 4 hours per week – self-training.

Programs of teaching Russian as a foreign language
to students of philological training profile

Program title Classes start and end dates Target audience Training period Complexity of training Training schedule
Practical Course of Russian for Philologists (Level В1) The start and end dates are set as the groups are completed for foreign universities students of philological profile. 1 month 128 academic hours: 64 hours – distant classes with a teacher, 64 hours – self-training. 16 hours per week – classes with a teacher, 16 hours per week – self-training.
Practical Course of Russian for Philologists (Level B2) The start and end dates are set as the groups are completed for foreign universities students of philological profile. 1 month 128 academic hours: 64 hours – distant classes with a teacher, 64 hours – self-training. 16 hours per week – classes with a teacher, 16 hours per week – self-training.
Practical Course of Russian for Philologists (Level С1) The start and end dates are set as the groups are completed for foreign universities students of philological profile. 1 month 128 academic hours: 64 hours – distant classes with a teacher, 64 hours – self-training. 16 hours per week – classes with a teacher, 16 hours per week – self-training.

Сertificates of Attendance are issued upon completion.


TO ENROLL FOR A COURSE AT THE INSTITUTE YOU SHOULD:

  • Send to the Institute your completed application form and a photocopy of your passport.

    The Institute will contact you by email within 10 days of getting your application form. If you didn't receive any answer from the Institute within 10 days, please send an email with your first and last name, country and the date of filling out the application to GNKuptsova@pushkin.institute.

    Important: Your passport should be valid for the period of study.

    Address:

  • The Pushkin State Russian Language Institute announces the following educational programs to be conducted in full-time mode in 2020/2021 academic year:

    1. Practical Course of Russian as a Foreign Language

    An intensive course of speech practice for students who want to improve their level of Russian language proficiency in various types of speech activities (speaking, reading, listening, writing).

    Target audience: foreign students learning Russian (level А0 to В2+).

    Tuition mode: full-time.

    Training period:1 to 10 months.

    Complexity of training: 96 academic hours per month (24 academic hours a week). 1 academic hour = 45 minutes.

    Starting dates:

    • 01-Sep-2020 (all levels);
    • 28-Sep-2020 (level А1 and higher);
    • 02-Nov-2020 (level A1 and higher);
    • 01-Feb-2021 (all levels);
    • 01-Mar-2021 (level A1 and higher);
    • 29-Mar-2021 (level A1 and higher).

    Tuition fee: 25,000 rubles per month.

    Classes are held 4 days a week from 9 AM till 2:30 PM with lunch break.

    Individual tuition is provided on a one-to-one basis.

    Group classes are conducted from 9.00 AM.

    Individual classes may be scheduled by mutual agreement.

    Taking an intensive program students acquire Russian language skills in short time. Remedial courses in grammar, vocabulary development and style are also available.

    Advanced students can also choose lectures or workshops in

    • diverse topics of the Russian language,
    • literature,
    • culture and civilization,
    • or take a course in Business Russian (communication and correspondence).

    Students are provided with course materials and have full access to all Pushkin State Russian Language Institute facilities and resources including:

    • language labs,
    • video and computer-equipped classes,
    • library,
    • audio, video and software developed at the Institute.

    Сertificates of Attendance are issued upon completion.

    TO ENROLL FOR A COURSE AT THE INSTITUTE YOU SHOULD:

    • Send to the Institute your completed application form and a photocopy of your passport.

      Please note that the application deadline is 2 months prior to the starting date of the course chosen by you.

      The Institute will contact you by email within 10 days of getting your application form. If you didn't receive any answer from the Institute within 10 days, please send an email with your first and last name, country and the date of filling out the application to GNKuptsova@pushkin.institute.

      Address:

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