The Summer University at the HSE is a new initiative designed to provide students, PhD candidates, postdocs and professionals from around the world with unique opportunities to enhance their knowledge in area studies and beyond. Offering a broad interdisciplinary selection of courses, the Summer University is open to all students and will be of particular interest to those who study International Relations, History, Political Science and other social sciences and the Humanities. Many of the courses, taught in English, focus on politics, history, economics and culture of Russia and Eurasia. This year we also introducing a new selection of Computer Science and Math courses.
If you always dream to learn one of the most complicated languages, but was afraid to start, this course for beginners is for you. After completion of the course, you will be able to communicate on everyday themes, you also be able to read and write short texts, and will know the bases of the grammar. It will help you toexpress your own thoughts, make purchases in a shop, use the local public transport, discuss the weather with people around, etc. If you are got acquainted with the basic grammar of the Russian language and you can support a dialogue in some routine situations, and you want to enrich your active and passive vocabulary and refine your knowledge in grammar, this course of medium level is for you.
You will get the necessary training to improve your command in both oral and written form. You will feel free to communicate with native speakers and cope up with a significant number of problems and tasks you encounter in the everyday life. After completion of the course for advanced students, you can satisfy your main communicative needs in all areas of communication and pursue professional activities in Russian language. You will be able to speak fluently, understand and appreciate Russian culture.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
• Russia in the Changing World
• Understanding Russian Economy: Problems of Transition or Transition to Problems
• Russian Space and Russian State
• Mastering Russian through Global Debate
Politics and International Relations
• EU–Russia Relations and the Future of Europe
• Rising Powers in World Politics
• US-Russia Relations between the Cold Wars
For more information, please visit the program website.
Prof. Andrei Melville
Prof. Vladimir Zuev
You only need to take one of these language tests:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Take IELTS test
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).
Programme fee covers:- tuition,
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