Spanish

45.03.02In english and russian

Level of education Bachelor

Type of instruction Full-time

Duration 4 years

Programme description
  • The bachelor’s programme ‘Spanish’ is designed to train multi-skilled experts in intercultural and interlingual communication, translation and interpreting, and Spanish language teaching. While studying, students have an opportunity to take part in exchange education programmes and study at one of the partner universities abroad
  • Students receive a rigorous general philological and linguistic education following the carefully preserved traditions of the St Petersburg School of Linguistics. It enables students to continue their studies in the chosen field, and advantageously solve specific professional tasks in a variety of activities
  • Graduates have: a professional command of several foreign languages; extensive knowledge of the culture of the respective languages and regions; and in-depth linguistic and general humanitarian knowledge 
Main courses
  • Vocabulary, Grammar and Phonetics of the Spanish language
  • History and Geography of Spain
  • History of Spanish Literature
  • History of the Spanish Language
  • Lexicology of the Spanish language
  • Spanish Stylistics
  • Spanish Studies
  • Methods of Teaching Spanish
  • Theoretical Grammar of the Spanish Language
  • 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, cross-cultural communication skills and in-depth knowledge of the history and culture of the target language countries
  • Knowledge of various methods of linguistic analysis, methodological foundations of teaching foreign languages, and skills of research work in linguistic areas
  • Possibility of training in the target language country
  • Unique classes of simultaneous and consecutive interpreting, experimental laboratories.
International relations

Students have an opportunity to study at partner universities in target language countries

Practical training and career opportunities

Internships are held at translation companies, international departments and St Petersburg University Social Translation Clinic

Graduates are ready to work as: translators and interpreters with knowledge of two foreign languages; escorting interpreters; foreign language teachers; editors; and personal assistants. They can also work in publishing houses and in the field of mass communication, and be involved in research activities