Russian as a Foreign Language Programmes

Russian as a Foreign Language Programmes

UdSU Russian language programmes are aimed at those who

  • wish to apply for degree studies in Russian universities;
  • are enrolled in UdSU degree programmes and need to further develop their Russian language competence;
  • are interested in the Russian language and culture.

Why choose our RFL courses:

  • over 25 years of experience;
  • academic excellence (experienced teaching staff, up-to-date teaching technologies);
  • suit various levels of the Russian language proficiency (A0-C1);
  • develop speaking, listening, reading, writing skills;
  • diverse cultural programme;
  • small groups (up to 12 students) or individual studies;
  • preparation for the Test of Russian as a Foreign Language (TORFL);
  • reasonable prices.

Document Pursued: Transcripts of Records with detailed information on the level and academic load of the course, total credits and final grades are issued upon completion of the RFL courses.

Udmurt State University offers the following Russian as a Foreign Language programmes in academic year 2019-2020:

Summer School of Russian Language arts
Programme Entry level* Target level* Duration Total workload (in academic hours) ECTS Tuition Fee*
1. Preparatory course of Russian language and specialized subjects A0 B1 September 2019 – June 2020 (academic year) 1080 67 105 000 RUR
2. Russian language course for beginners A0 A2 September 2019 – June 2020 612 41 78 000 RUR
3. Russian language course (basic, intermediate, upper-intermediate) A1-B1 A2-B2 September 2019 – June 2020 400 26 70 000 RUR
      September 2019 – December 2019 200 13 35 000 RUR
4. Russian for advanced students B2 C1 September 2019 – June 2020 (academic year) 120 8 25 000 RUR
5. Individual course of Russian as a foreign language all levels - not less than 5 lessons per week - 1 360 RUR
6. Summer School of Russian Language arts A0 – B1 July 9 – till July 30, 2019 71 5 32 000 RUR

*Description of levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference can be found here.

**1 academic hour is 45 minutes.

***Language classes are free for some exchange students in accordance with bilateral agreements.

Application procedure

Application deadline for language classes: July 15, 2019

Application deadline for Summer Schools: May 30, 2019

Application steps:

  1. Fill in the application form.
  2. Print and sign the filled out application form, and then forward it to us scanned along with a scanned copy of your passport (all pages).
  3. Receive a contract for educational service.
  4. Sign the contract if you agree with all conditions.
  5. Make the prepayment (in the amount of 40%) according to the contract.
  6. Apply for the invitation. The preparation of the invitation takes 20 working days.
  7. Receive the invitation (we will process an e-Invitation, you will receive a code via e-mail and will be able to apply with this code to the Embassy).
  8. Apply for a visa to Embassy of Russian Federation in your country. Please, fill in the column ‘Which embassy or consulate of the Russian Federation abroad processes your visa?’ in the Application Form carefully.
  9. Send us a scanned copy of your visa as soon as you receive it. PDFApplication form

Accommodation facilities

UdSU international students enrolled in the RFL programmes can choose to be accomodated in the university dormitories where foreign and Russian students live together or they can rent a flat off-campus. On-campus accommodation fee: 2 500–3 500 RUR per month (approx. 40-50 $)

Extra fees

Medical examination (X-Ray test, dermatologist, therapist) – approx. 500 RUR

Medical insurance – 4000 RUR per 1 year


International Education Center (IEC)

Head of IEC: Ms. Tatiana Savchenko e-mail: phone: +7 (3412) 916-181

Officer of IEC: Ms. Marina Kruchinina e-mail: phone: +7 (3412) 916-181

Before you start your application, please take an on-line test of Russian as a foreign language following the PDFInstruction.

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