Institute of Foreign Languages


Institute of Foreign Languages, established in 1948, is the biggest department in the University. Today more than 3000 students study the most popular languages, such as English, German, French, Chinese, Spanish, Italian, Polish and Czech here. The Institute offers a «traditional» approach to studying foreign languages and a classical education in this field.

Students do internships at schools and gymnasiums, translation companies, international publishing houses. The Institute is proud to employ the best national and international  specialists in the linguistic field and offers its students double-degree pograms  together with Pedagogical University of Cracow (Poland). The high level of education allows students to continue their graduate studies abroad, in American and European universities.




  • Theory and methods of teaching Russian as a foreign language
  • Theory and methods of teaching foreign languages and cultures
  • Theory and practice of intercultural communication
  • Translation studies

Pedagogical education

  • Foreign language
  • Foreign language and global art culture
  • Two foreign languages


Pedagogical education

  • Theory and practice of teaching foreign languages in high school
  • Theory and methods of teaching developing foreign-language subjects
  • Methods for training an intereter for international organzations
  • Teaching foreign languages in polyethnic and polycultural environment


  • Functional linguistics and communication management
  • Foreign languages and intercultura communication
  • Theory and practice of translation
  • Theory and practice of teaching Russian as a foreign language
  • Linguodidactics and intercultural communication theory

Head of the Institute

Natalia I. Zamerchenko
+7 (495) 438 18 59,


119571, Moscow, Vernadskogo prospect Str, 88. Yugo-Zapadnaya metro station

+7(495) 438-18-21, +7(495)438-17-57