Level of education: Master programme

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 2 years

Language of instruction: German

Main academic courses


  • Linguistic Fundamentals of Intercultural Communication
  • German and Russian Idioms in the Dialogue of Cultures
  • German and Russian Phraseology in Intercultural
  • Communication
  • German
  • Creative Writing in the Theory and Practice of Teaching German as a Foreign Language.
  • Introduction to the History of German Theatre and Cinema
  • History of Germany in German Literature
  • History of German Culture.
  • German Philosophy in the German Cultural Context
  • Translation Problems in Interlingual Communication
  • Comparative Typology of Russian and German: Grammar, Vocabulary
  • Theoretical and Applied Aspects of Functional Stylistics: the Style of Opinion Journalism, the Official Style, the Scientific Style


The process of training involves: teaching and research practice at St Petersburg University; and teaching practice at the partner institutions of Helmut Schmidt University or the University of Hamburg (Germany).



  • Translators
  • editors
  • philologists for scientific and publishing activities
  • teachers of higher educational institutions
  • teachers of secondary schools, gymnasiums, centres of German culture, and foreign language courses
  • specialists in intercultural communication

Organisations where our graduates work 


  • German-Russian Meeting Centre
  • Representative offices of German companies in Russia
  • Translation companies
  • Companies working in culture and tourism areas
  • Media companies

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