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Russian language at RUDN University

The Russian language is one of the most wide spread languages in the world, definitely the largest Slav language and the most wide spread in Europe both geographically and by the number of people speaking Russian as their native language. More than 400 million people all over the world have Russian as a native language.

Students in everyday life will need Russian for comfortable communication. You won’t be able to do without it in shops, cafes, museums, theatres and cinemas. You will need at least basic communication level.

RUDN University has one of the best schools of Russian as a foreign language. It is RUDN University professors who teach Russian to foreign astronauts in Gagarin astronauts training center.


RUDN University is the world leader in teaching Russian as a foreign language and we offer you unique programs:

  • Start learning Russian before the academic year in the Moscow Summer School.

You will not only have intensive classes but an exciting culture program featuring Russian history and traditions.


Moscow Summer School
Room 111, Miklukho-Maklaya Str. 10/2,
117198 Moscow, Russia.
Telephone: +7 (495) 434-65-01, 434-07-65
Fax: +7 (495) 434-65-01

  • University students can choose any convenient form of classes (group or individual) of any level at the Faculty of the Russian language and general educational disciplines.

Training center
Faculty of the Russian language and general educational disciplines

Room 203 or 215, Miklukho-Maklaya Str. 10/3,
117198 Moscow, Russia. 
Telephone: +7 (495) 433-00-01, 787-38-03 (15-13)

  • Studying Russian is a good opportunity for those who want to know Russia. Russian is one of the most frequently learnt languages in the world. To understand culture one has to understand the language. We invite you to Bachelor’s and Master’s programs Russian Studies.