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 held during the period from September to June. The curriculum is based on module principle according to learners' wish:

20 hours per week within 4, 12, 18, 36 weeks accordingly (est. 80 -720 academic hours) and meets 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.

     Training is provided in the Russian language environment and provides students with an intensive course of studies. The intensity is achieved by introduction of some special modules into the course of studies: 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 USD;


- Tuition fees depend on intensity and number of semesters and vary from 310 to 2300 USD accordingly.


Accommodation fees depend on the type of a dormitory and vary from 40 to 75 USD per   


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

                             sightseeing tours, entertainment programs.