taught in Russian

Level of education: Bachelor programmes

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 4 years

Main academic courses

  • French Lexis, Grammar and Phonetics
  • History and Geography of France
  • History of French Literature
  • History of French
  • French Lexicology
  • French Stylistics
  • French Studies
  • Methods of Teaching French
  • Theoretical Issues in French Grammar
  • Translation Theory and Practice
  • Second Romance Language
  • Introduction to Romance Philology
  • History of Russian and Foreign Literature
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Modern Russian
  • Latin
  • English
  • History of Philosophy
  • Logic
  • Psychology and Pedagogy
  • Computer Science and Internet Technology

Our advantages

  • Interpreting and translation skills, intercultural communication skills, in-depth knowledge of the history and culture of the target language countries
  • Proficiency in various methods of linguistic analysis, methodological foundations of teaching foreign languages and research skills in linguistic areas
  • Internship opportunities in a target language country
  • Unique simultaneous interpreting and written translation classrooms, experimental laboratories.

Practical training and future career


  • Internships at translation companies, international departments, and St Petersburg University Social Translation Clinic
  • The graduates can work as translators and interpreters proficient in two foreign languages, bilingual tourist guides, language instructors, editors, personal assistants, employees of publishing houses, mass communication specialists, and researchers.