Russian Language Summer School at the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation

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Russian Language Summer School

Russian Language Summer School

at the Financial University

under the Government of the Russian Federation

July 12 – August 2, 2017

Would you like to speak one of the most widespread languages in the world and the most widely spoken in Europe? Would you like to understand one of six languages officially used in UN, UNESCO and other international organizations? Would you like to become one of more than 260 million people who speak Russian?  If you answered “YES” at least twice, it is a strong reason to join the Russian Language Summer School at the Financial University.

The School will work from July 12 till August 2, 2017 in Moscow. You will have a unique opportunity to combine studying the Russian language with a varied cultural programme giving you a chance to see the key sights of the Russian capital.

The training groups will be composed according to the participants’ language proficiency with a total number of 7 to 10 students in each group. Upon completing the course, the School participants will obtain a relevant certificate issued by the Financial University.


The biggest part of Summer School activities (studying, accommodation and meals) will be concentrated at the Financial University campus located on Leningradsky Prospekt, one of the widest and busy streets of Moscow. It is a part of the old road leading from Moscow to the towns of Tver and Novgorod, which also connected Moscow and St-Petersburg in mid-18th century.  The main symbols of Russia, the Red Square, the Kremlin, the Bolshoi Theater, Christ the Savior Cathedral, the Tretyakov Gallery are all easily accessible from the campus. You can use a subway or ground transport to get there.


The School offers you the following: 

  • Preliminary tests;
  • Russian language classes (70 hours) that include reading, writing, speaking, listening practice and lessons of phonetics and grammar;
  • Final tests and individual consulting sessions that will depend of the test results; 
  • Recommendations for the further self-study of the Russian language;
  • A short series of lectures on the History and Culture of Russia taught in English (10 hours);
  • A short series of lectures on International Economic Policy of the RF taught in English (6 hours);
  • A cultural programme.

 The beginners’ course will provide you an opportunity:

  • To learn the Russian alphabet and the basics of writing rules
  • To learn the basics of the Russian grammar
  • To learn the most common phrases and words
  • To learn the vocabulary needed for use in everyday life, e.g. in shops, cafes, on the street, in transport, etc.