Summer and winter schools

Psychology of Peaceful Co-Existing: Historical Experience of Multiculturalism of the Republic of Tatarstan 2018

DAAD Summer School "Psychology of Peaceful Co-Existing: Historical Experience of Multiculturalism of the Republic of Tatarstan " will take place in Kazan (Russia) – the center of crossing orthodox and muslim cultures.

The program will present a historical experience of the Republic of Tatarstan in multicultural psychological approach, behavioral models of Russians and Tatars in the context of long and peaceful co-existing in one cultural environment. The program contains learning mass-media immunity competence, intercultural relation competence, comparative characteristics of Russian and Tatar identities, language competence in multi-cultural environment, peculiarities of Russian philosophic thought, psychology of family interactions and values respecting in interethnic families in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russian language. Students will take additionally a number of psychological trainings on psychology of public speaking, emotional competence and goal-setting competence in Academy of Creativity and Development “Constellation of talents” and psychological center “Eventus”.

Who can take part?

  • Graduate, undergraduate, post-graduate students

When?

  • 06 August 2018 - 26 August 2018

Where?

  • Kazan – the third capital of Russia

The program contains:

  • Lectures
  • Workshops
  • Visiting professional organizations
  • Historical excursions
  • Short Russian language speaking course

Language:

  • English and Russian

Will document will I get?

  • Certificate of attendance and participation in English as well as 3 Credit Points (ECTS)

How can I apply?

Summer/Winter Russian Language School

One of the most important focus areas for us is teaching Russian as a foreign language. Summer/Winter School consists of intensive Russian language courses and acquaintance with Russian culture. Courses are conducted in the equipped up-to-date classrooms of Kazan Innovative University named after V. G. Timiryasov (IEML). The program offers a varied program of excursions and leisure activities. In the summer you will be provided with a peer-guide who will help you during your stay.

Language training programs for different levels of Russian proficiency (from full beginner) of the following duration:

  • Two weeks (60 academic hours) ($220)
  • Three weeks (60 academic hours) ($220)
  • Four weeks (80 academic hours) ($320)
  • Six weeks (120 academic hours) ($385)
  • Eight weeks (160 academic hours) ($515)

School language: English/Russian

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Accommodation: 

  • Russian host family (breakfast and dinner are provided) ($140/week)
  • Students hostel equipped with swimming pool, sauna and café ($25/week)

Application deadline: November, 10th (winter), May, 1st (summer)

Contacts: internoffice@ieml.ru

Psychological Competence School

The School consists of theoretical and practical classes. They will help the Attendees to reveal all features of their characters. It will teach how to take advantage of them in different life situations, to set aims and achieve them. Highly experienced professors and practitioners will share their work methods and will immerse students into psychological and multi-cultural environment. That’s why the School will be beneficial for both specialists and amateurs in Psychology.

The program concerns the following aspects: 

  •  Emotional competence
  •  Communication and presentation
  •  Mass-media invulnerability
  •  Goal-setting
  •  Language in multi-cultural environment
  •  Intercultural relations
  •  Developmental psychology
  •  Russian language

Duration: 4 weeks ($300)

School language: English

Accommodation:

  • Russian host family (breakfast and dinner are provided) ($140/week)
  • Students hostel equipped with swimming pool, sauna and café ($25/week)

Application deadline: June, 1st

Contacts: internoffice@ieml.ru

Peculiarities of Russian Civilization

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This program consists of the following sections:

  • Russian language in the context of intercultural dialogue (20 academic hours)
  • Controversial moments of Russian history: modern-day attempt to interpret them (20 academic hours)
  • Peculiarities of Russian philosophical thought (20 academic hours)
  • Russian culture in the context of World Art (20 academic hours)
  • Russian mentality identity: search for origins and meaning (20 academic hours)

Duration: 2 months ($335)

School language: Russian

Language proficiency: Russian B1 and higher

Accommodation:

  • Russian host family (breakfast and dinner are provided) ($140/week)
  • Students hostel equipped with swimming pool, sauna and café ($25/week)

Application deadline: April, 1st

Contacts: internoffice@ieml.ru



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