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Linguistics in Tourism

Qualification: Bachelor Degree in Linguistics

Specialization: International Business and Tourism


Mode of study and official length of the program:

full course - 4 years, shortened training - 3 years

Tuition fee in 2013/2014 academic year: 42 000 rubles

Entry examinations: 

Russian Language, Foreign Language, Literature / Russian History (at option)


Head of Department of Linguistics and Intercultural Communication:

Cand. Sc. (Education) Alexander Scherbov


Tel.: +7 351 216 10 49 


Today we live in an open world. International relations penetrate into all the spheres of life: travels, Internet, international companies… Studying foreign languages is a norm of life today. And specialists speaking several foreign languages fluently and having a good understanding of peculiarities of business, knowing the principles of economics, possessing the skills in HR management and computer technologies are worth their weight in gold. RBIM trains such “special” experts.

There is a unique feature in this educational programme. You will not only master the languages of international communication – English and German – but also will get an additional specialization: International Business and Tourism Manager.

In the course of study students will take part in managerial, linguistic, translation, and tourist projects development. Such kind of experience will give a student a chance to establish his/her own international travel agency over the course of time or to become a head of the representative office of an international tour operator, to work not only as a guide and interpreter, but also as a head of big companies’ international departments, a head of foreign delegations, a guest relation officer – there are many ways in front of you.

In addition to English and German, you will have an opportunity to learn Chinese in line with a unique methodology of a Professor form the Shandong University (as an additional course).

The foreign language classes are conducted in specialized audio and video equipped classrooms with the use of advanced technologies that help to improve colloquial speech skills.

Practical training in translation bureau, travel agencies, hotels, and international companies will be an excellent professional school for students, and will raise their CVs profile.

Main subjects:


Year 1: Practical course of the English language, Practical phonetics, Business Protocol, Basic Managerial Competences;
Year 2: History of Foreign Literature, Practical English Grammar, Practical Course of the German Language, Tourism Concepts, Corporate Finance Fundamentals;

Year 3: Colloquial Language Practicum (English), Theory of Translation, Written Practice of Foreign Languages, Business English, Geography of Tourism and Recreation; 
Year 4: Interpretation and Written Translation, Text Analysis and Interpretation, Video-Course, Intercultural Communication Fundamentals.