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 135 000 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 

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


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

SFEDU is your future! 






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