Summer School of Russian Language and Culture

Summer school of Russian language and culture has been held at Udmurt State University (UdSU) since 1995. Every year participants from all over the world (Belgium, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Spain, Italy, South Korea etc.) come to Izhevsk city to learn Russian language and get acquainted with Russian and Udmurt culture.

The course programme is flexible to language proficiency. Our teachers are highly qualified and multi-lingual with a background of a successful international experience. Practical course of Russian language comprises 52 teaching hours. Integrated practical training and social activities also cover basics of Russian Studies, demonstrating cultural peculiarities, living conditions and life styles of three major ethnic groups represented in the Udmurt Republic: Udmurts, Russians and Tatars.

During these 3 weeks you will be involved in an active cultural programme:

  • visit the Motherland of the great Russian composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky;
  • make your own hand-made souvenirs at Russian folk art workshops;
  • join a master class of Russian and Udmurt traditional dances;
  • get acquainted with Udmurt folklore at the open air museum “Ludorvay”;
  • explore the city and its outskirts in a warm and helpful company of a buddy;
  • See the place where the world-famous weapon designer Mikhail Kalashnikov lived and worked.


Students are accommodated in comfortable double rooms of the students dormitory located in the walking distance of the University campus.

Duration: July 8, 2019 – July 26, 2019
Target Group: people from all over the world excited to acquire new cross-cultural experience and interested in practicing Russian language skills with native speakers;
Key Concepts: Russian language and culture, history, traditions, multi-cultural environment;
Application deadline: June 01, 2019 (EU citizens), May 15, 2019 (Non EU citizens)
Document Pursued: Transcript of Credits


The Summer school fee (intensive language course (4 ECTS), culture studies lectures, main cultural program, buddy assistance, application fee, lunch breaks): 430 €

Optional 10-hourse subject-orientated modules (Regional studies/ Udmurt language survival course/ Oil and Gas Engineering): 45 €

Accommodation fee: 35 €

Contact us:

phone +7 (3412) 916-181
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