Russian language for Business Communication

SESSION 1: 06 – 26 AUGUST, 2018 

Do you want to use Russian Language with confidence in your professional life? Join this Summer School!

Today Russia is one of the world’s most promising and prospective fields for doing business and a key player in the major industries. Learning Russian Language now is a smart investment in your future success. This intensive program is designed for those who would like to learn how to use the Russian Language in professional life and understand how Russian business works. And St.Petersburg with its rich history and arts will definitively inspire you for further achievements!

Speak as Professional: Russian Language for Business
Speak as Professional: Russian Language for Business
Speak as Professional: Russian Language for Business

Program dates:

Arrival: August 04 – 05, 2018 (session 1), August 25 – 26, 2018 (session 2)

     Session 1: August 06 – 24, 2018

     Session 2: August 27 – September 14, 2018 
Departure: August 25 – 26, 2018 (session 1), September 15 – 16, 2018 (session 2)

Indoor classes are enhanced with the field trips, case studies, group and individual activities. All the courses are developed in accordance with the international standards and can be recognized as a period of study abroad.

Prerequisites: your level of Russian language proficiency should be over A2.

ECTS credits (total): 6.0


Russian Language for Business Communication (sessions 1 and 2): 4.5 ECTS
Russian Business Culture and Communication (session 1): 1.5 ECTS
Intercultural Business Communication (session 2): 1.5 ECTS

Participation fee:  480 Euro 

Participation fee includes tuition fees, cultural activities, field trips, study materials, visa support (Invitation letter issuance).

Deadline for application:

  • for non-EU citizens: May 28, 2018
  • for EU citizens and citizens of visa-free countries: June 25, 2018

Course description

Cultural program

The cultural program includes:

  • full-day bus trip to Peterhof, the former imperial residence, famous for its amazing fountain and museum ensemble. Along with visiting the Grand Palace you will enjoy the walk in the Upper- and Lower parks and see numerous fountains, including the Grand Cascade and the Samson Fountain
  • bus trip to Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo), the former imperial residence, famous for its palace and park ensemble. You will visit one of the most beautiful palaces — Palace of Russian Empress Catherine the Great. The peak of this excursion will be a visit to the world-famous Amber Room reconstructed in 2003
  • Excursion to the Hermitage, one of the world’s largest and oldest museums of fine art.
  • Farewell Boat trip along the Neva River

All the trips listed above are included in the participation fee and are available to the students of this module at no extra charge.

Tutors' support and intercultural experience

To make your experience as safe and rich in impressions as possible, we have a team of tutors  providing you with constant support and friendly assistance, be it airport pick-up or additional speaking practice or a company for exploring the most breathtaking places of St.Petersburg. 


Our students are provided with accommodation in the University dormitories on campus. All dormitories are located in a walking distance from the University.

Application procedure

For the application package please contact the Program director via e-mail.

Program director:

Tatiana Kovalenko (Mrs.)
Head of International Short-term Programs Dept.
Russian Language & Russian Studies
Higher School of International Educational Programs
e-mail:  ,
Tel: +7 812 606 62 34