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Master programs

To learn more about how to enrol in a master's program at SFedU, please, follow the link: Иностранным абитуриентам.


45.04.01 Philology "Theory of translation and intercultural communication" 

45.04.01 Philology "International Studies: Languages. Cultures. Diplomacy."  (in English) - Enrollment for 2023 ac.year is closed

44.04.01 Pedagogical Education «Russian as a foreign language / The Spanish language in the field of international education»

45.04.01 Philology + 51.04.01 Cultural studies «Cross-cultural communication, public relations and foreign languages from the perspective of the modern leadership Paradigm»


To apply online: https://admissions.sfedu.ru/


Entrance exam consists of two parts which together can bring you 100 score. Attention! Entrance exam Portfolio isn't part of the SFedU master students-to-be Portfolio Competition. 

Instructions for a comprehensive exam (portfolio + interview) 









45.04.01 Philology "Theory of translation and intercultural communication"

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Presentation of the program

Entrance Examination 2023

Degree: master

Duration of training: 2 years

Format of education: full-time

Language of education (depending on the specialization):

English and Russian, Spanish and Russian; German and Russian (depending on the results of the selection)

II and III Foreign Languages: Chinese, Arabic, English, Spanish

Accreditation: professional

Scholarship Positions: 24

Paid Positions: 5


Entrance Examination:

Internal entrance examination comprising portfolio exam and interview


Entering on the basis Federal University Olympiad


Goals of the Educational Program:

Training of highly qualified specialists in the field of intercultural communication and translation, who:

  • Professionally use several foreign languages;
  • Are mobile, flexible and competitive;
  • Have competences relevant for working in different professional spheres;
  • Are able to adapt to changing needs of job market and to obtain relevant skills and knowledge on their own.


Basic courses:

  • Translation: theory, practice and innovative technologies in education;
  • Paradigm of modern humanitarian knowledge: socio- and psycholinguistics, cross-cultural pragmatics;
  • Philology in the system of modern humanitarian knowledge.

Profile courses:

  • Stylistic problems of translation and special translation – web-module with foreign universities;
  • Problems of intercultural communication in modern world;
  • Foreign language of professional communication;
  • Business language (first foreign);
  • Culture of speech workshop;
  • Second foreign language: Chinese/Arabic/English/Spanish;
  • Third foreign language (elective): Chinese/Arabic;
  • National culture within the context of Literature;
  • Relevant problems of Roman and Germanic Philology;
  • Cross-cultural Intelligence and Soft Skills: linguo-cultural and cognitive studies;
  • Development of cultural identity in the aspect of linguistic modeling;
  • Logic, Reasoning and Critical Thinking // International Business.


Advantages of the program:

  • Fundemental training in the translation, cross-cultural, communicative and philological spheres;
  • Interdisciplinary education;
  • Joint web-modules with foreign and Russian universities and double degree programs;
  • Acquisiton of practical skills of intercultural communication during education;
  • Participation in the programs of academic mobility with foreign partner universities, including ERASMUS+ program;
  • Usage of advanced education methods and innovative language teaching techniques with the implementation of high technology;
  • Choice of a personalized educational path;
  • Disciplines taught in foreign language;
  • Participation in students’ scientific communities, international scientific, education and cultural projects and university’s grants.


What the program provides:

  • Work practice abroad;
  • Translation practice in the companies and organizations of real economic sectors;
  • Participation in providing interpretation service for commercial structures;
  • Learning up to 3 foreign languages, including Chinese, Spanish and Arabic;
  • Participation in foreign and Russian partners’ web-modules;
  • Participation in full-time and online academic mobility programs of Russian and foreign universities, including EU programs;
  • Participation in International Academic Readings with lecturers from leading Russian and foreign universities;
  • Participation in international conferences;
  • Project activity alongside students of partner universities;
  • Realization of research potential of students through participation in students’ scientific communities;
  • Participation in the university’s cultural and scientific events.


Alumni Perspectives:

Areas of employment:

  • Translation activity;
  • Educational activity;
  • Research activity;
  • Project activity;
  • Editorial activity;
  • Advisory and administrative activity as international affairs specialists;
  • Tourism;
  • Advertising;
  • Public Relations.

Alumni of the program are able to conduct professional activity in any type of organization dealing with international contacts, tourism and advertising agencies, educational institutions that are aimed at international partnership.


Our partners:

  • Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (Mexico);
  • Rostov-on-Don City Administration;
  • Translation agency “Version”;
  • Voronezh State University;
  • Eurasian National University (Kazakhstan);
  • Fundacion COODEXT (Colombia);
  • European program to improve the quality of education" (Programa Europeo de Excelencia) (Ecuador);
  • Moscow State Linguistic University;
  • Nizhny Novgorod State University;
  • LLC "LA-TUR";
  • Organization of World Heritage Cities;
  • Pyatigorsk State University;
  • Peoples' Friendship University of Russia;
  • Travel company Lara-Tour;
  • Travel company Reina-TOUR NTV;
  • Uzbek State University of World Languages ​​(Uzbekistan);
  • University of Veracruz (Mexico);
  • Dong-A University (South Korea);
  • University of Cadiz (Spain);
  • Language Center "Planet of Languages".


Head of the Program – Karpovskaya Natalya Valeryevna

+7(863) 218-40-00 add 12420; +7(8634) 68-08-90 add 12420

+7(863) 218-40-95

Bolshaya Sadovaya st., 105/42, room 310

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Coordinator of the Program – Abkadyrova Irina Rustemovna

+7 909 433-07-30 (+WhatsApp)

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Foundation course for international students

Pre-University study of the Russian language and general disciplines for international students occupies an important place among the programs implemented at the Preparatory and implies focus on one of the following areas of study (pre-university tutorial): 

  • Humanities; 
  • Economy;
  • Natural Sciences;
  • Engineering and Technology ;
  • Medicine and Biology.


Foundation course is aimed at preparing foreign students for enrolment in Russian universities for undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs.

Foundation course starts on September 10. 

The duration is one academic year (2 semesters). 

The maximum number of students in a group:

Russian language classes – 15. 

General disciplines – 30. 

Upon completion of the training all students take Russian language and general  disciplines exams.  Those who pass all exams successfully are awarded the SFedU Certificate of Course Completion. 

The pre-university tutorial tuition fee is 115 500 rub (it doesn’t cover travel, medical insurance, boarding and lodging expenses). 


  • The Preparatory department implements short-term (72 academic hours) and long-term (240 academic hours) Courses of the Russian language and Culture(different language levels are available). The tuition fee of the course depends on its duration and language level.  

"Traditions and innovations of teaching Russian as a foreign language" (72 ac.h)

"Summer school of the Russian language and culture" (72 ac.h)

"The Russian language from the very beginning" (72 ac.h)

"The Russian language from the very beginning" (240 ac.h)  


  • Every year in August the International Summer School of the Russian Language and Cultureis held on the basis of the International Institute of Interdisciplinary Education and Ibero-American Studies. It offers an intensive course of the Russian language together with a diverse cultural program.


Contact us:  

Russia, 344015, Rostov-on-Don, Zorge Str., 21 

Тел.: +7 (863) 219-97-55 

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We will open the world of the Russian language and new professions to you! 

SFEDU is your future!