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Areas of activities

The main activities of the Institute of Russian Language and Culture are:

  • preparing foreign entrants for study at MSU and other higher educational institutions in Russia as part of a programme of the preparatory faculty, including the teaching of Russian as a foreign language and preparing general subjects;
  • training Russian language and humanities students from foreign universities who come to Russia on a language placement;
  • preparing for testing and testing of Russian as a foreign language for foreigners, economic migrants and Russian citizenship applicants;
  • developing and conducting advanced training courses;
  • developing and implementing educational programmes, courses, textbooks and manuals on Russian as a foreign language and Russian as a second language;
  • developing and implementing training systems for all foreigners, regardless of profession or age, wishing to learn Russian in Russia or abroad;
  • developing and implementing testing systems and standards for the evaluation of proficiency levels of Russian as a foreign language and Russian as a second language, preparing test materials for foreigners, economic migrants and Russian citizenship applicants;
  • organising seminars and conferences relating to the problems of preservation, dissemination and teaching of Russian abroad and in national schools in Russia; participating in public and grant programmes.
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