Level of education: Bachelor programmes

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 4 years

Language of instruction: Russian

Main academic courses

  • Vocabulary, Grammar and Phonetics of the Swedish Language
  • History of Scandinavian Languages
  • History of Scandinavian Literature
  • Lexicology of the Swedish language
  • Translation Theory
  • Swedish Studies
  • Methods of Language Teaching
  • Theoretical Grammar of the Swedish Language
  • Second Scandinavian Language (Norwegian or Danish)
  • Introduction to Scandinavian Philology
  • History of Russian and Foreign Literature
  • Linguistics
  • Latin
  • English
  • History of Philosophy
  • Logic
  • Psychology and Pedagogy
  • Computer Science and Internet Technology
  • Physical Training

Our advantages

  • Continuity of traditions of the oldest scientific school of Scandinavian studies
  • Possibility of training in the target language country
  • Acquisition of skills of interpreting and translation, cross-cultural communication, and literary analysis
  • Studying the history and culture of the target language country
  • Comprehensive knowledge in the chosen field of specialisation
  • Interdisciplinary approach, unique author courses, and a wide range of problems and methodology of philological research
  • Active cooperation with foreign universities.



Graduates can work as interpreters and translators with knowledge of two foreign languages, guides-interpreters, teachers of foreign language, editors, secretaries, publishers, media workers, and researchers.

Organisations where our graduates work
  • Institute for Linguistic Studies, RAS
  • Scandinavian countries’ diplomatic missions
  • Tour operators
  • Information technology companies

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