Level of education: Bachelor programmes

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 4 years

Language of instruction: Russian


Main academic courses

  • Danish (Practical and Theoretical Issues in Danish Grammar, Listening Comprehension, Speech and Writing Practice, Home Reading) 
  • Danish Lexicology
  • Danish Stylistics
  • History of Language, including Gothic, Old Icelandic, and Old Danish
  • Danish Studies
  • Translation Theory
  • English
  • Latin
  • Second Scandinavian Language (Norwegian or Swedish)
  • History of Scandinavia
  • History of Russian Literature: 19th – 20th Centuries
  • History of Ancient Greek and Roman Literature
  • History of Foreign Literature
  • History of Scandinavian Literature

Our advantages

  • The possibility to learn Danish from scratch – it is the official language of the Kingdom of Denmark, the country with which we have long-standing cultural and historical ties
  • Uniquely designed lecture courses of St Petersburg teachers
  • A wide range of issues and research methods in the field of Scandinavian studies in synchrony and diachrony
  • Participation in joint events organised by cultural institutions of target language countries and consulates: the Consulate of Sweden and Norway; the Danish Institute of Culture; Dutch Institute in St Petersburg.

Career opportunities


Graduates are ready to work as: translators and interpreters with knowledge of two foreign languages; escorting interpreters; foreign language teachers; editors; and personal assistants. They can also work in publishing houses and in the field of mass communication, and be involved in research activities.

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