Level of education

Master programmes

Type of instruction



two years

Benefits of the programme

  • Unique courses developed by SPbU leading experts.
  • The programme is taught in German with some courses taught by native speakers.
  • Students have an opportunity to study at one of the partner universities.

Areas of specialization

  • Intercultural Communication: German-Russian Dialogue

Main educational courses

  • Introduction to History of German Theatre and Cinema
  • History of Germany in German Literature
  • History of German Culture
  • Creative Writing in the Theory and Practice of Teaching German as a Foreign Language
  • Linguistic Fundamentals of Intercultural Communication
  • German and Russian Idioms in the Dialogue of Cultures
  • German and Russian Phraseology in Intercultural Communication
  • German Philosophy in the German Cultural Context
  • German
  • Translation Problems in Interlingual Communication
  • Comparative Typology of German and Russian: Grammar and Lexis
  • Theoretical and Applied Aspects of Functional Stylistics: The Style of Opinion Journalism, the Scientific Style, the Official Style

Key skills

  • Ability to carry out qualified analysis of research findings; ability to document, summarize and consolidate research results
  • Ability to create, edit, summarize and systematize all types of business documentation, journalism texts, analytical reviews, etc.
  • Building predictive scenarios and development models for communicative and sociocultural situations
  • Development and implementation of integrated information impact programmes
  • Organization and management of research and development work when solving a particular problem

Career opportunities

Key positions

  • Educator (vocational and professional education, lifelong professional training)
  • Mediator
  • Records management specialist
  • TV host
  • TV and radio broadcasting media production specialist
  • Print media production specialist
  • Trade fairs and exhibitions specialist

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