Faculty of Pre-university Education of the Belarusian State University

Courses of Russian as a Foreign Language

Courses of Russian as a Foreign Language are organized during September – June. The curriculum is based on module principle according to learners' wish: 20 hours a week within  4, 12, 18, 36 weeks (80 -720 hours) and includes the material satisfying the requirements of  certificate levels of language proficiency:

Elementary level: -    elementary communication (the language of survival);

    -     lingua-cultural adaptation;

    -     spoken Russian practice.

Basic level:          -     lexical-grammar correction course;

    -     intensive course of oral practice and reading;

    -     a course of professionally oriented language.

Advanced level:   -    the difficulties of Russian grammar;

    -    the language of business and commerce. Business correspondence;

    -     Russian and Belarusian culture and civilization ;

    -     spoken Russian.

      Learning is provided in the Russian language environment and represents an intensive course of studies. The intensity is supported by introduction in the course of studies some special modules: the Internet module, the module of authentic materials, the module of control testing.

     Studies are aimed at intensifying mental and creative activities of learners. Innovation technologies are used in the process of teaching to provide diversity of lessons introducing interactive role games, discussions on problems of intercultural communication, educational excursions and lingua-cultural events.


- Cost of invitation -$45;


- Tuition fees depend on intensity and terms:

                                      $310 – 2300.

- Accomodation  depends on the type of a dormitory and varies from $ 40 to $75 per   


- Extra services:  medical insurance , meeting at the airport or at the rail-way station,  

                             excursiontours, entertainment programs.