Summer school

For Russian Language and Ukrainian Culture


The Summer Course of the Language Training Department (International Education Center) at V. N. Karazin Kharkov National University offers intensive Russian classes for learners of all levels – from beginners to advanced, everybody can find a course suitable to the individual requirements. Classes are taught in small groups by highly experienced trainers specially qualified for teaching “Russian as a Foreign Language”. Students can discover the most outstanding places of Ukraine as well as apply new language skills acquired during classes. Lectures and excursions will give participants the opportunity to learn about Ukrainian politics, history, society and culture, communicate with students and their families, get to know more about the latest events in Ukraine.

The list of language courses available for the Russian language summer programme:

  • Russian language (speaking, writing, grammar, etc.);
  • Russian lexicology and phraseology;
  • Russian literature;
  • Culture-oriented linguistics (language and culture);
  • Country-specific studies (history, geography and culture of Ukraine).

Participants can choose any sphere of the Russian language they would like to specialize in (diplomacy, politics, business, culture, etc.).

Target group Students and professionals who want to learn Russian and know more about Ukrainian politics, history, society and culture
Duration 1 – 15 July 2017
Application deadline 9 June 2017          
Payment deadline 16 June 2017          
Full-day course: Language classes incl. teaching materials, lectures, research projects, creative language learning, excursions, leisure activities (incl. soft drinks and coffee on class days) *.


Option 1: We accommodate participants of the summer course in the families of university teachers or students (Russian and English language speakers) (full board: breakfast, lunch, dinner; a separate room in the apartment of three-rooms). EUR 140 per week.

Option 2: Accommodation in one of the Kharkov hotels located nearby Karazin National University – Premier Palace Hotel Kharkov /, hotel Kharkov /, hotel Reikartz / Participants are asked to make hotel reservations by themselves. They are also advised to reserve their hotel rooms as early as possible, not later than 16 June 2017.

Contact Victoria Miseneva
+380 971312016

*Price for the Russian Language Course depends on the number of participants in the group