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Russian Language Programmes

Lobachevsky University offers courses for everyone to learn Russian.

In the classroom, students will learn to correctly pronounce Russian sounds, read and write in Russian, as well as to understand texts of varying complexity and maintain a conversation on a variety of topics.

Classes are held in groups in accordance with the students' level - from elementary to competent knowledge.

The program offers:

  • • intensive study of the Russian language with any starting level
  • • training in international groups
  • • latest teaching methods and modern teaching aids

If students study Russian for professional purposes, UNN offers the program "Russian language in professional communication".

Students can choose from the following areas of the module of the professional Russian language:
— Humane sciences
— Economics
— Natural science
— Engineering and technology
— Medicine and biology

Thus, the students themselves choose the orientation of the module taking into account their professional preferences. The module of the professional Russian language allows students to get acquainted with the special vocabulary and grammar typical for the language of a certain specialty.

At the end of the course, students can take an international exam to determine the level of the Russian language proficiency in the TORFL system (Test of Russian as a Foreign Language). 


Duration & Tuition fees
1 year course  – 170 000 RUB
Accommodation and meals are not included in the price.


Entry requirements
1. Valid International Passport (the passport should be valid for at least 18 months upon your arrival date in Russia)
2. Motivation Letter and CV
3. Applicant must be physically and mentally fit to undertake the programme.


How to apply
a) Apply for Admission ONLINE
b) Submit a copy of your international passport (all fulfilled pages);
c) Submit a medical certificate which confirms no contra-indications for study abroad and tuberculosis & HIV test. The certificate should be issued not earlier than 3 months before the application date.