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Russian Language and Culture Summer School "Siberian Holidays"

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The fastest, most efficient and interesting way to learn language is to visit native country of the language. It is better to learn Russian in Russia!

Jacopo Nardiello (Italy): «I have been learning Russian for 1 month now. I started from the very beginning I had been studying for 1 week before I came here. About my Russian teacher she is nice, she is great really. She understood properly the level. It is just me and a French guy. She is driving us in the Russian language properly. It is difficult, but it works. The arrangement, the organization is great. I would say problems always happen. But you should consider how the university helps facing them. And I can say that here everybody helped me a lot in all the small steps. ...»

Tomsk Polytechnic University offers a wide range of courses of the Russian language and authors programs on the basis of the Summer School.

  • The purpose of the Summer School is to raise the level of the Russian Language proficiency and get acquainted with Russian culture.
  • Courses of the Russian language in the Summer School are available both for beginners and those who want to improve knowledge of the language.
  • Authors programs allow the students to:
    • learn about culture, literature and history of Russia (Siberia in particular);
    • get acquainted with Russian folklore;
    • visit «Siberian Athens» the student town;
    • learn about life in Siberia.

Russian Language and Culture Summer School program description

Course duration

3 weeks (60 academic hours)

Note! Total number of hours depends on the program chosen.

Training period

17.07.2017 05.08.2017 and 07.08.2017 - 26.08.2017

Language of instruction



from Monday through Friday 10.25 till 13.55,
after 14.30 cultural program

Tuition fee

  • Education program: 28 000 RUR
  • Application fee: 75 EUR
  • Flexible cultural program according to your chouce ~ 6000 RUR

CERTIFICATE upon completion certifying training in the Summer School!

Training for the international exam - Russian as a second language (TORFL) and passing of A1-C2 exam with the state certificate after completion is possible.

Testing is conducted prior to the course in order to evaluate the language proficiency of students, training objectives and formation of groups.

  • TPU hotel-type hostel No.15

    Hotel-type hostel of Tomsk Polytechnic University is a modern building located not far from the main building in the TPU campus and equipped with the electronic security system.

    For conveniences sake of guests there are kitchens, paid laundry, room for self studies. The rooms are equipped with refrigerators, TV-sets, telephones. There is a cafe on the first floor of the hostel. The fee includes cleaning of rooms.

    Accommodation fee per month:

    • Single room — 3600 rubles
    • Place in a double room — 2700 rubles
  • TPU hostel No. 19

    Sectional type hostel. 2 and 3 people in a room. 4 rooms, shower and sanitary conveniences in a section. Each floor has classrooms, kitchens, laundries and drying rooms. There is a canteen on the first floor of the hostel.

    There is a gym, English speakers club, dancing room, art school, academy of photography etc in the hostel.

    Accommodation fee per month:

    • Place in a double/triple room (beds, a wardrobe, tables) — 800 rubles
    • Place in a double/triple room (beds, a wardrobe, tables, a TV set / a fridge)— 1040 rubles

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