Russian for Engineers

Ulyanovsk is a city located in the Central Russia on two rivers - Volga and Sviyaga. The great river Volga divides Ulyanovsk into two parts – industrial “new town” and historically old part with museums, galleries, theaters and squares. The city is well-known for being a motherland of the Lenin’s family and aviation center. Ulyanovsk is a homeland of many remarkable Russian writers, scientists, artists and politicians. Ulyanovsk is a green cozy city but at the same time it is fast growing, attractive for foreign industry and tourist-friendly.

Ulyanovsk State Technical University is one of the centres for the Russian language in Ulyanovsk. UlSTU professors share their great experience and knowledge, thus our alumni are valuable and demanded specialists in the city and the country. Students from all over the world come to Ulyanovsk to study the Russian language (China, Iraq, UK, Germany, Austria, etc.). All students willing to attend full-time programs of UlSTU have a pre-course of the Russian language. Our highly-qualified tutors are specialists in working with foreign students. Since 2014 all students are able to pass exams and get certificates of their language level.

Educational program of Russian for Engineers is an intensive special-purpose Russian language course. The program offers classes of Russian language for students and specialists. Engineering fields offered are aviation, IT, power engineering, oil and gas engineering, mechanical engineering. Ulyanovsk State Technical University is a regional leader in teaching Russian language for international students entering Russian universities. Being a technical school UlSTU possess a lot of specialists in engineering fields working together with Russian teachers and providing students with skills in technical Russian.

Students with A2-B2 level of knowledge are invited. Certificate of knowledge is recommended, but not obligatory, placement test will be available for applicants. Classes are held in small groups and include theoretical and practical tasks and workshops with highly-qualified and skilled tutors of the Russian as a Foreign Language Department (RFL). Course also offers practical trainings in museums, historical sites and architectural landmarks of the Ulyanovsk region and its neighborhood, as well as industrial companies visits.

Upon completion students receive a certificate of a taken course, indicating the number of academic hours and credit points recommended, as well as study materials, workbooks and study books. International TORFL exam is also available for school students (upon request).

Entertaining part of the program combines sports activities, workshops, cultural museums, city tours, bicycle rides, camping, and many other events.

Participants of the Summer school are accommodated within walking distance from all educational buildings. The university also provides transport for students when arriving in the city.

During the School participants will be accompanied by student tutors and volunteers. It is recommended for students to form groups when arriving in Russia so the university specialist could meet them in Moscow and follow to Ulyanovsk (if applicable).


August 16 - September 19, 2020


Students with level of Russian of A2-B2, interested in Russian language, for future career and education in engineering fields (aviation, IT, power engineering, oil and gas engineering, mechanical engineering)

Placement test

Students with upper levels of Russian are required to take a placement test after enrollment in June.

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Participation fee

900 Euro, including: tuition, accommodation, lunch/day, cultural program (including welcome and farewell dinners), migration support, and transfer within the city

Deadline for applications

May 31, 2020

Documents required

- Application form (download from the homepage);
- Copy of international passport;
- Motivation letter;
- CV.


Discounts for partner universities’ students!

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