Level of education: Master programme

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 2 years

Language of instruction: Russian

Areas of specialisation: Foreign Cultural Studies

Main educational courses

  • Introduction to Gender Studies
  • History of Arts
  • History of National Literature
  • Area Studies

Areas of specialisation: Foreign Literatures

Main educational courses

  • History and Methods of Literary Studies
  • History of Arts
  • History of Aesthetics
  • Narratology
  • Poetics of Drama
  • Style as a Cultural Phenomenon

Areas of specialisation: Comparative Literary Studies

Main educational courses

  • Intermedial Aspects of Comparative Studies
  • History of Comparative Studies
  • Literary Translation in the Light of Comparative Studies
  • Methods of Comparative Analysis: Literature and Science, Literature and Other Arts
  • Comparative Study of Literary Topoi


  • Concepts of Modern Literary Theory
  • Semiotics
  • Philosophy of Language


The programme is aimed at training specialists capable of research, training and project development in the field of foreign philology, cultural studies of foreign countries and comparative literary studies, depending on the profile of training.

The graduates can pursue a career of teachers of foreign literatures at secondary and higher education institutions, literary critics and publishers.

Interested in this programme — set up your personal account to proceed with your application.