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Short language programs
|Russian Language as a Foreign in the Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication||https://kpfu.ru/philology-culture/uchebnyj-process/uchebnye-plany|
|Fee-paid Programs offered by Kazan International Linguistic Center||https://kpfu.ru/eng/academic-units/humanities/philology-culture/academic-programs/learn-russian|
|Winter Language School||https://kpfu.ru/eng/academic-units/humanities/philology-culture/academic-programs/winter-language-school|
|Summer Language Course||https://kpfu.ru/eng/academic-units/humanities/philology-culture/academic-programs/summer-language-school|
|Institute of International Relations||https://kpfu.ru/eng/academic-units/humanities/institute-of-international-relations/structure/higher-school-of-foreign-languages-and-translation|
The application process
Spring semester: December 1
Fall semester: July 1
For exchange students
Coordinator of a partner university e-mails firstname.lastname@example.org with a nomination that includes the following documents:
- Nomination letter
- Application for exchange
- Copy of passport (only the page with personal details) with indication of the full name in Russian transliteration
- Learning agreement
For fee-paid students:
In order to take part in the Special Russian Language Program you need to submit the next documents:
- 2 first pages of valid passport (pages with a photo and name) with indication of the full name in Russian transliteration
- The letter from your university, which confirms your status of student
- Application for non-degree programs
After receiving the necessary documents, we will issue a contract specifying the payment details for the program. To receive an invitation, you will need to pay 50% of the program cost (if you apply for a one-year program) and 100% of the program cost (if you apply for a semester program or less).
Language of instruction
Russian, except English-taught educational programs. Students should have sufficient proficiency in Russian to be able to follow courses and write exams (level A2 required).
In the Russian Federation the academic workload is evaluated in «академические часы» (academicheskie chasy – academic hours or AH) and RF Units. 1 AH = 45 minutes and 1 RF Unit = 36 academic hours or 27 astronomical hours. RF Units represent the time spent on studying in accordance with the required curriculum: class attendance, self-study assignments, revision and taking exams, preparation and writing of a final or a research project. 1 RF Unit = 1 ECTS Credit.
|5- «отлично» – otlichno – excellent||86% and more|
|4 – «хорошо» – khorosho – good||71 – 85%|
|3 – «удовлетворительно» udovletvoritelno – satisfactory||55 – 70%|
|2 – «неудовлетворительно» neudovletvoritelno – fail||54% and less|
|«незачтено» nezachteno||not passed|
Note: The lowest passing grades are « удовлетворительно» (satisfactory) and «зачтено» (passed).
|Л – лекции||Lecture|
|С – семинар||Seminar|
|ПЗ – практические занятия||Practical Training|
|СК – специальный курс||Special Course|
|Л – лабораторные занятия||Laboratory|
After finishing the program they receiving academic transcript. The transcript is prepared within a week after submission of student’s record book. The transcript can be given to student directly or the university can send the scanned version to the sending university upon request.
Students who are citizens of EU and in other most cases must apply for a student visa at the nearest local Russian Embassy or Consulate BEFORE they come to Russia. The KFU provides visa support for international students. A formal invitation from the KFU is required to get a student visa. More details here
All exchange students are guaranteed a campus accommodation. Accommodation fee starts from 600 RUB per month.
The dormitory check-in requires medical documents such as X-ray, RW blood test (test for syphilis).
X-ray is valid one year, RW test is valid ONLY 10 days that are why you should do it just before you travel to Kazan (or you can also take medical tests in Kazan student clinic). Medical documents should be translated into Russian language with notarization. You will also need to submit Physician’s report from the Kazan student clinic.
It would also be necessary to take 10 (matte colour) photographs, size 3Х4 cm.
Before arrival in Kazan readable scanned copies of the following documents must be sent to email@example.com: