About Institute
Educational Programs
International Students Education in SPbPU (SPbSPU)
International Programs of IIEP
Students Life



Head of Department: Associate Professor  Irina I. Baranova

Tel.: +7 (812) 322-56-32 ad. 307 (309)
Fax: +7 (812) 534-13-65


E-mail: [email protected]


Department staff: 36 members, including 2 professors, 17 senior lectures.


Department is a member of International Association of lecturers of Russian language and literature and participate in activity of Main Center of testing international students in Russian language of Russian Federation Ministry of Education.


On the base of the department were created: 




Core subjects:


  • Russian language as foreign language
  • Russian literature of XI-XIX centuries








Department tests international students for 1 and 2 Russian language proficiency levels and gives the certificate of the state system of testing international students on Russian language.


Improvements of professional skills for lectures - philologists.

IIEP spends a set of listeners on the course "Technique of training of foreign students to Russian at a stage of university foundation program" (TORFL) 2 programs: program № 1 for lecturers with operational experience with international students; program № 2 for beginning teachers.


Course program includes:

  • Lectures
  • Consulting
  • Master-classes in the area of teaching Russian language as foreign language at a stage of university foundation program.