Level of education: Bachelor programmes

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 4 years

Language of instruction: English and Russian


Main academic courses

  • Introduction to General Linguistics
  • History of Linguistics
  • Theoretical Phonetics and Phonology
  • Morphemics and Morphonology
  • Theoretical Morphology
  • Theoretical Syntax
  • Semantics and Pragmatics
  • Fundamentals of Lexicology and Lexicography
  • Modern Russian: A Theoretical Course
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Introduction to Anthropological Linguistics
  • Introduction to Generative Grammar
  • Functional Grammar
  • Fundamentals of Typology
  • Introduction to Psycholinguistics
  • Introduction to Sociolinguistics
  • Introduction to Cognitive Linguistics
  • Processing of Fieldwork Materials
  • Linguistic Databases
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Statistics in Linguistic Research
  • Ancient Greek
  • Latin
  • Old Church Slavonic
  • History of Russian
  • Fundamentals of Comparative and Historical Study of Indo-European Languages
  • Fundamentals of Diachronic Linguistics
  • Languages of the World
  • English
  • English: A Theoretical Course
  • Second Foreign Language (German / Spanish / French)
  • Third Foreign Language (Albanian / Latvian / Lithuanian / Modern Greek / Estonian / Finnish)
  • Various Special Courses
  • History of Ancient Greek and Roman Literature
  • History of Foreign Literature
  • History of Russian Literature


Our advantages

  • The programme provides a comprehensive linguistic education in general linguistics and language theory. Special attention is also paid to experimental research methods.
  • The curriculum of the programme includes a wide range of linguistic disciplines. Students acquire knowledge of theoretical, applied and experimental linguistics. They also master the competencies necessary for studying the language and solving various applied linguistic problems.
  • In-depth training in the theory of language involves the study of a wide range of living and dead languages (Ancient Greek, Latin, Old Slavonic). Students study English as the first foreign language, and a number of European languages of their choice as the second and third foreign language.
  • Final certification includes state exams in English and general linguistics, as well as public defence of their bachelor’s graduation projects.

Graduates of the programme:

  • Have good command of at least two living and three dead foreign languages;
  • know various methods of linguistic analysis in the field of theoretical and experimental linguistics; methodological fundamentals of teaching a foreign language; and research skills in the field of linguistics, psycholinguistics, and sociolinguistics;
  • have skills of field research and field data processing.

Career opportunities


  • Research associate
  • Lecturer at universities
  • Teacher of English or Russian language and literature at school
  • Translator / interpreter

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