Bachelor's degree program “Linguistics” | Siberian Federal University

Bachelor's degree program “Linguistics”

Language is just one common area associated with Bachelor in Linguistics programs, but there is more to this discipline. The vast scope of linguistics degrees means that you will learn about language through a wide range of diverse disciplines, in an attempt to understand how language works.

Core skills

Linguistics will give you specific expertise in your areas of interest, but will also provide you with many more general, transferable skills. Common skills gained from linguistics bachelor include:

  • Interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary skills
  • Analytical skills, and the ability to turn raw data into hard findings
  • Team-working skills
  • Critical and lateral thinking
  • Understanding of the subject-specific lexicon
  • Problem-solving skills
  • A wide and in-depth understanding of language which can be applied to other areas
  • A framework for keeping pace with developments in a constantly evolving field
  • Self-management skills
  • Time management and organization skills
  • Excellent communication skills, and the ability to present information to both laymen and experts
  • Interpretation and translation skills

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Duration: 4 years (240 ECTS)
Starting date (each year): September, 1
Study intensity: Full-time
Delivery mode: Blended
Type of degree: Bachelor in Linguistics
Language: Russian
Tuition fee (per year): The price will be announced soon.
Application deadline: June 30
Accommodation: On-campus accommodation is available in double and triple-occupancy rooms (€ 20 per month)
Practicalities: Airport transfer and invitation letter for a Russian study visa are provided by the University

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The program consists of theoretical and practical courses, such as:

  • Russian Language History,
  • Introduction to Russian Philology,
  • Russian Lexicology,
  • Russian Stylistics,
  • Theoretical and Practical Grammar of Russian,
  • Russian Literature,
  • Business Russian,
  • Text Analysis and Interpretation,
  • Business Communication Translation,
  • Russian Cultural Studies.

To study linguistics you will need to have a multidisciplinary mind and be open to learning new things in varied ways. If you do decide to study linguistics, once you graduate, a wide range of specialized careers will be open to you.

Students can choose various forms of academic mobility (year courses, term courses, summer or winter language schools, intensive and individual courses).

The educational activities include classroom teaching, workshops and internships, in order to acquire wide-ranging skills that can be readily transferable into the world of work. Knowledge acquired by students will be assessed through written and oral exams during the entire university career. Some of the courses are available Some courses are available online on the platform MOODLE.

The department has qualified (Candidate of Philology) lecturers and teachers with abroad experience who can prepare for TORFL of all certificate levels as well as testing for admission to citizenship of the Russian Federation.

Students from different countries (UK, Germany, Spain, USA, Canada, Turkey, China, Korea, Japan, Australia, South Africa) have graduated from the department.

Dr. Tatiana Verenich, Department Head
The Department of Russian as a Foreign Language

Tel.: +7 391 206-27-36
E-mail: tverenich [at] sfu-kras [dot] ru

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Please contact our Department of International Educational Programs, SibFU

e-mail: study [at] sfu-kras [dot] ru
phone: +7 391 206-39-28
fax: +7 391 206-21-66
address: 82/6 Svobodny pr., room 427, Krasnoyarsk, 660041 Russia

Skype: StudyatSibFU

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The University

Today Siberian Federal University (SibFU) with over 35,000 students enrolled in its programmes is one of the most actively developing universities in Russia. Annually more than 200 visiting professors — leading scientists from UK, Germany, Spain and USA — deliver their lectures at SibFU.

The University is a winner of the Russian Government grants supporting research projects under the guidance of top-level scholars from Russia and all over the world.

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Krasnoyarsk is the administrative capital of Krasnoyarsky kray — second largest region of Russia. It is a big industrial and educational centre with a population of more than 1 million people, and also an important junction of the Trans-Siberian Railway.

The city is located on the banks of the Yenisey River in the valley formed by the Eastern Sayan Mountains. Nature reserve Stolby ("pillars") has become the city’s visiting card.

Among the famous people born in Krasnoyarsk are artist Vasily Surikov, opera singer Dmitri Hvorostovsky, biathlete Evgeny Ustyugov, skeletonist Alexander Tretyakov and ice-hockey player Alexander Semin.

In March 2019 Krasnoyarsk proudly hosted the XXIX Winter Universiade.


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