Level of education: Bachelor programmes

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 4 years

Language of instruction: Russian


Main academic courses

  • German
  • Listening Comprehension
  • German Studies
  • Austrian and Swiss Studies Through Language
  • German Lexicology
  • German Word Formation
  • German Stylistics
  • History of German
  • German Phraseology
  • Theoretical Issues in German Grammar
  • Linguistic Analysis of Utterances and Texts
  • Introduction to Translation Studies
  • Translation
  • Translation of Social and Political Texts
  • Literary Translation
  • Consecutive Interpreting
  • Text Theory
  • Methods of Teaching a Foreign Language
  • Modern German Literature
  • Gothic
  • Latin
  • English

Our advantages

  • The opportunity to learn German in a group for beginners or improve your German language proficiency at the university level, and to get acquainted with the main issues in Germanic studies
  • Preparation for the C1 level qualification followed by taking this exam at the Goethe-Institut building
  • Unique academic staff consisting of experts in the priority areas of modern linguistics, including visiting German experts from partner universities and DAAD lecturers – native German speakers
  • Strong networking with employers providing effective internships and consulting support for graduation projects
  • Modern technology and teaching methods, achievements of the Russian and German methods and didactics of teaching foreign languages at higher education institutions
  • Training courses for those looking to study at St Petersburg University in master's degree programmes including: "Language and Communication: German", "Intercultural Communication: German-Russian Dialogue", "Simultaneous Interpreting: German", "Translation Theory and Cross-Linguistic Communication: German", "Germany and Eastern Europe in the Context of Interlingual and Intercultural Communication"
  • Partnership with the leading German universities (the Universities of Berlin, Bremen, Hamburg, Heidelberg, Greifswald, Jena, Kiel, Leipzig, Paderborn, Potsdam, Trier, Frankfurt, Erfurt, etc.); with the opportunity to participate in international academic mobility programmes within the framework of St Petersburg University inter-university agreements (one semester at a partner university) and in the DAAD competition.



  • Secondary school teacher
  • Teacher at institutions of additional education
  • Translator / interpreter
  • Bilingual tourist guide
  • Guide
  • Head / manager of international projects
  • Specialist at the department of international relations of cultural and art institutions
  • Editor at international departments of mass media
  • Executive assistant

Organisations where our graduates work

  • School No 605 with In-Depth Study of the German Language, Vyborgsky District of St Petersburg
  • St Petersburg Classical Gymnasium No 610, Vyborgsky District of St Petersburg
  • Peterschule German Gymnasium
  • National School of Bilingual Tourist Guides
  • German – Russian Chamber of Foreign Commerce
  • T-Systems Company
  • Roscongress Foundation
  • NRW. INVEST Germany GmbH

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