Preparatory department «Russian as a foreign language»


Saint-Petersburg State University of Culture invites foreign nationals to apply for full-time training at the Preparatory Department in additional general education programmes (humanities) for 2020/2021 academic year:

Programme title

Programme workload

Contact hours

Purpose of training


Russian as a foreign language

1200 hrs

800 hrs

Preparation for entering higher education institutions in Russia with further tuition in Russian



392 hrs

100 hrs



392 hrs

100 hrs


Social Science

 392 hrs

100 hrs


2376 hrs

1100 hrs



Training is provided in Russian

Training is conducted by high-class professionals experienced in tuition of foreign nationals.

Course books and educational hand-outs are provided for students free of charge.

Students have access to the University library.

Training period: 01.10.2020 — 30.06.2021.

Holidays: 31.12.2020 — 10.01.2021.

After successful final assessment graduates of Preparatory Department of Saint-Petersburg State University of Culture are issued the Certificate with the Supplement including information on achievements in each educational programme.

Cost of training at Preparatory Department in 2020/21 academic year is 200 400, 00 (two hundred thousand four hundred) roubles. Payment can be made in two installments.

Students of Preparatory Department are provided with accommodation at the student hostel (at additional cost).

Dormitories are located at:

  • St. Petersburg, Lanskoye Shosse (Highway), 9, Building 1, lit. A;
  • St. Petersburg, street Lenskaya, 6, Building 1, lit. A.

To apply for training at the Preparatory Department of Saint-Petersburg State University of Culture you need to:

  1. Fill in the Application;
  2. Print out and sign the Application;
  3. Scan the Application in .pdf;
  4. Fill in the Contract for provision of paid educational services;
  5. Print out and sign the Contract;
  6. Scan the Contract in .pdf;
  7. Scan the passport (pages with your personal data and your photo) in .pdf; + translation of this document
  8. Scans of Application, Contract and passport should be sent to (Subject: Training at Preparatory Department).