taught in  Russian

Level of education: Bachelor programmes

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 4 years

Main academic courses

  • Bengali
  • Indian Etiquette
  • Historical Grammar of Hindi and Theoretical Aspects of Hindi Grammar
  • Linguistic Tradition in Ancient India
  • Hindi Literature
  • Linguistic Analysis of Text
  • Pali
  • Ancient and Medieval Indian Literature
  • Telugu
  • History of India
  • Scholarly Literature in Sanskrit
  • Classical Sanskrit Drama
  • Sanskrit Poetics
  • History of Medieval Religious Teachings
  • Contemporary Ramayana Tradition
  • Medieval Hindi Poetry
  • Modern Hindi Poetry
  • Geography of India
  • Culture and Ethnography of India
  • Urdu
  • Sanskrit
  • Sanskrit Hymnic Poetry
  • Hindi
  • Social, Political and Economic System of India
  • Sanskrit Metrics
  • Indian Mythology
  • Religious and Philosophical Texts of Hinduism
  • Introduction to Main Field of Study

Our advantages

  • Experienced academic staff
  • Development of language competences stimulated by a bilingual learning environment (the programme is taught in Russian and English)
  • Student exchange opportunities at partner universities for one semester, a nine-month internship at the University of Hindi (Delhi, India) supported by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations
  • Practical training and internships at the leading research institutions of St Petersburg, such as the Museum of the History of Religion and Oriental Manuscripts Institute, and the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Networking with potential employers during regular career days, workshops and training organised by companies.