Deadline for applications: December 1, 2017
Tomsk State University, a leading research university in Russia, invites foreign BA, MA and PhD students to its winter schools. Tomsk State University, a fully comprehensive institution (est. 1878, 2 Nobel Prize winners), offers winter and summer schools in different subjects: from intensive language training in Russian to different skill level training in the field of biology and
Tomsk State University is planning two winter schools during this winter break, January-February 2018. The Winter School of Intensive Russian will be held January 22 – February 3, 2018.
Winter School of Intensive Russian
Dates: 22 January —03 February 2018
Target Group: Humanities and Natural Sciences students with an intermediate level of proficiency in Russian.
Language: Russian (besides the arrival day and orientation meeting)
Cultural Program: Sightseeing tour around the city, museums, concerts of classical, Russian folk and popular music, theatre, picnics, etc.
Number of students: min. 8
Food and Accommodation: University residence hall (3 pers. per room), coffee breaks
Course Fees: 40 000 rubles (tuition, airport transfer, cultural program, studying materials, coffee breaks, accommodation)
All participants are guaranteed accommodation in the new TSU dormitory.
Transportation to Tomsk and back: paid by the students.
Application Deadline: Extended to Dec. 1 2017
Documents to be attached to the application form:
- A brief CV in Russian indicating proficiency in Russian (attach a scanned copy of supporting documents, if any).
- A completed application form.
- A copy of passport for an invitation
- A completed TSU visa application form
The Winter School–2018 provides 40 hours of classroom instruction in the Russian language (20 hours a week).
The curriculum includes:
- Intensive speaking and writing
- Advanced grammar topics
- Advanced listening and pronunciation skills
- Practical stylistics
- Discussion of current socio-political and cultural issues
- Introduction to Russian media and work with various types of media texts
- Introduction to the culture and history of the Siberian region of Russia
The cultural program will include a city tour, museums of local lore, art, Slavic mythology as well as TSU museums; the Siberian Botanical Garden (the oldest beyond the Urals); concerts of classical, Russian folk and popular music; classical and puppet theatres.
Each participant of the Winter School enjoys guidance of the student volunteer organization “TSU-Online” for better adaptation in the new environment.
International Students Services Centre
Tomsk State University
3a Buyanovskiy Lane,
Office 15, Tomsk, Russia,