The Russian language at the Mining University (for special purposes)

Short-Term Programmes

The Russian language at the Mining University (for special purposes)

The program of the international summer school “Russian at the Mining University (for special purposes)” was developed by the teaching staff of the department of the Russian language and literature.

The program offers practical classes for a course that solves problems in the field of scientific and business communication in Russian.

Conversation topics will be devoted to international cooperation in professional activities, the specifics of business communication on issues related to specialties that interest program participants.

The program expects to introduce the cultural characteristics of Russia, the traditions of the Russian people. Students will be able to master the skills and abilities of speaking and writing. The program provides training for the creation of a scientific report in writing and oral public speaking.

In addition to practical classes, participants are provided with excursions to the most interesting places of the city. Program participants will see the sights of the northern capital, visit world-famous museums (the Hermitage, the Russian Museum, Kunstkamera, etc.), famous St. Petersburg churches, and take part in excursions along the rivers and canals of St. Petersburg, Nevsky Prospect, the Summer Garden and the Champ de Mars, Peter and Paul Fortress. They will be able to visit the theaters and various museums of the city, which will enhance their professional communication skills, as well as create a positive image of St. Petersburg and Russia as a whole.

Specialists from various professions, students, graduate students and young scientists and all who are interested in Russian culture, who wish to develop their communication skills in the Russian language in the professional field are invited to participate.

Target group
Undergraduate / Graduate / Postgraduate
Quantity of participants
From 10 to 20
B2 English level / Basic knowledge of the specifics
13 days
Summer School Programme
Cultural Programme
Residence hall
300 €
Main subjects
  • Russian for intermediate level students
  • Elements of Russia’ country studies
  • Elements of History of Russia
  • Elements of Russia’ cultural studies (famous Russian writers closely connected with Saint-Petersburg)
  • Sight-seeing tours
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