Level of education: Master programme

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 2 years

Language of instruction: German

Main academic courses

  • German as a Foreign Language: A Propaedeutic Course for Master's Students
  • Programme Requirements and Classes Planning
  • Professional Competences of a Teacher of German and Classes Design
  • Teaching and Learning Materials and Multimedia: Development and Use
  • 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


The process of training involves: teaching and research practice at St Petersburg University; and teaching practice at the partner institutions in Germany.


  • Teachers of higher educational institutions
  • Teachers of secondary schools, gymnasiums, centers of German culture, and foreign language courses
  • Specialists in intercultural communication
  • Editors
  • Philologists for scientific and publishing activities

Organisations where our graduates work

  • Secondary schools, language schools, universities
  • German-Russian Meeting Centre
  • Representative offices of German companies in Russia
  • Companies working in culture and tourism areas
  • Media companies

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