Russian Language Preparatory Department

4.jpgRussian Language Preparatory Department of Kazan Innovative University named after V. G. Timiryasov (IEML) conducts the year-long Russian language courses.

The Preparatory Department works on the basis of Department of Russian language and Linguistics. The main task of the Department is to prepare the students from different parts of the world with limited or no Russian language proficiency for further entering to any Russian higher education institution, introduction to the system of Russian education, history and culture, adaptation to living conditions, entering to the specialty which they plan to study. At the end of the course students pass the test of Russian as a foreign language (TORFL).

Students from the USA, Nepal, India, China, Korea, Sri-Lanka, Uganda and many other countries take courses in the Preparatory Department. High-qualified lecturers with rich experience teach them. Our lecturers annually take retraining courses and use the most modern and effective methods in teaching. The students of the Preparatory Department do not only learn Russian language but also take part in cultural and extracurricular activity of the University.

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The Preparatory Department of KIU (IEML) opens ample opportunities for foreign students in Russia and supports their personal, professional and cultural development.

Students can use all the facilities of education and living. Lessons take place in equipped up-to-date language laboratories. Every educational building has a comfortable café where students can try traditional food. Our students can live in a comfortable University hostel which locates in the center of the city, use free library and e-library, swimming pool and gym.

Application documents:

  • scan of the passport*;
  • certified translation of the passport to Russian Language;
  • scan of documents of school education (before the documents should be legalized in the Embassy of the Russian Federation in your country– the procedure is called “Embassy legalization”)*;
  • certified translation of legalized documents of school education to Russian Language (in the Embassy of the Russian Federation in your country)*;
  • signed agreement;
  • payment certificate;
  • medical certificate, confirming that a student does not have fatal illnesses and infections;
  • certified translation of the medical certificate confirming that a student does not have fatal illnesses and infections.

*main documents which should be provided first of all

Documents should be sent to

Program duration: 10 months

Program start date: September 1

Application deadline: July 1

Tuition fee: 130 000 RUB


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