Level of education: Aspirantura programme

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 3 years

Language of instruction: Russian


Main academic courses

  • Aspirantura programme Seminar
  • European, Asian, African, Australian and American Aboriginal Languages
  • English
  • Spanish
  • German
  • French
  • Digital Culture (eLearning)
  • Digital Transformation in Modern Information Society (eLearning)
  • Adapting and Studying at the University (eLearning)
  • Research Work
  • Theoretical and Methodological Foundations for Studying Asian and African Languages
  • Teaching Practice
  • History and Philosophy of Science
  • Graduation Project Preparation


Resource opportunities for research

  • The M. Gorky Scientific Library of St Petersburg University;
  • Access to the university network of academic journal databases (including foreign ones) in their area of study;
  • Access to world information resources: Elsevier (Science Direct platform), the Digital Dissertation Library, EBSCO, and others.


Our advantages

The Aspirantura programme ‘Asian and African Languages’ is designed to develop among students a holistic view of the languages of the peoples of Asia and Africa. The subjects of professional activity of graduates are languages and all areas of interaction with the countries and peoples of Asia and Africa.