Russian as a Foreign Language

International Joint Educational Programme

«Russian as a Foreign Language»

(in the line of 45.04.01 – «Philology», master's programme)

Partner university: Masaryk university, Brno, Czech Republic

Length of study: 4 semesters (degree course in the Partner University for 1 semester)

Mode of study: full-time

Language of instruction: Russian

Purpose: Training of skilled professionals, having knowledge of Russian Teaching Methodology and able to work in Russia or abroad.

Conception: Training of students includes courses of general scientific and professional cycles, a special place among them occupy some disciplines, in terms of which skills of Russian teaching in foreign audience form (for more detail, see http://philology.tsu.ru/node/615). Exchange education in the Partner university for Czech students is intended to upgrading of communicative competence and enhanced studying of selected aspects of modern oral and written communication, for Russian students it is action-oriented (teaching of foreign students and development of teaching and learning aids).

Exchange education assumes that second year students taking their training course in the Partner university during the semester (basis for «Agreement for a student exchange project» from 1st of March, 2013) are to hear minimum 5 courses and to get minimum 30 ECTS credits (basis for «Additional agreement» from 28th of January, 2015).

Demand for Masters of the Program: graduates are in demand as teachers of Russian as a foreign language by institutions of learning in Russia and abroad.

Enrollment: Candidates may send an application in the Program in any of Partner universities, at that they need to abide by the admission rules of corresponding institution of learning.

Program's coordinators / Contacts:

• TSU

Russia, 634050, Tomsk, Lenin Str. 34, Chair of Russian Language

Kryukova Larisa, candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor of Russian Language chair, lar-kryukova@yandex.ru

• Masaryk university

Czech Republic, 603 00, Brno, Pořiči 9, Chair of Russian Language and literature

PhDr. Mgr. Koryčánková Simona, Ph.D., Head of Russian Language and literature Chair korycankova@ped.muni.cz