Full-time Bachelor-degree program

Duration: 4 years (8 semesters)

ECTS: 240

Fields of study: Political science

Language of instruction: Russian

Faculty of International Relations and Politics

Tuition fee:

240 000 ₽/year


The program is aimed at training professionals with the knowledge of 3 languages and ready to work in scientific, educational institutions, public bodies, business sector and non-profit entities and be responsible for language services, translation and interpreting, editing, consulting in the field of intercultural relations, conducting corporate language trainings.


  • Learning of Spanish and Chinese as languages currently most in demand. The knowledge of these languages opens up a wide range of career fields in international organizations, on the market for translation services and intercultural communication, in scientific, IT- and PR-projects with a focus on communication management.
  • Learning English during the entire period of study. English proficiency is required for an effective work in any industry and is a must to be involved in international projects as English is the global communication language.   
  • Students develop hands-on intercultural communication skills which enable to mediate various international projects, carry out consulting, management activities and run training courses in international companies.
  • Students develop translation, interpreting and editing skills which are in demand both in the field of language services such as in translation companies, media, PR agencies and in business and other entities involved in interlingual communication

Main courses:

  • Basic Linguistics
  • Practical course of a foreign language (Spanish, Chinese)
  • English as a foreign language
  • Practical course of translation
  • IT in linguistics
  • Intercultural communication theory
  • Cultural differences management
  • Corpus linguistics

Learning outcomes:

  • Skills of mediation at various events such as at press conferences, during negotiations, in meetings using a number of working languages
  • Skills to develop communication products complying with Russian and foreign languages standards in the analog and digital environment in the line with goals and objectives   
  • Applying technologies of mediation и conflict mediation in intercultural communications
  • Applying methods of linguistic search and natural language to maintain information systems and language resources for different application areas
  • Understanding of key trends in development of interlingual and — cultural communication in various segments of society
  • Applying tools and technologies for translation of texts in various genres according to operational communication objectives

Career opportunities

  • language service professional
  • intercultural communication consultant
  • executive assistant
  • translator-assistant
  • interpreter / guide
  • linguistic analyst
  • copywriter
  • international communication consultant
  • international manager

Program director: Andrey Yakovlev

Office: 7, Tuchkov lane, Vasilievsky Island, St. Petersburg, 199178, Russia

Phone: +7 (812) 740-59-72