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Please be informed this study programme is offered in Polish—to undertake this programme knowledge of Polish language at least at sufficient level is required and will be verified upon application. If you do not speak Polish you can enrol in one of Polish language courses offered by Jagiellonian University School of Polish Language and Culture. Full list of programmes in foreign languages you may find here: Programmes in foreign languages.

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Russian Language and Literature

Faculty of Philology

Available programmes

first-cycle programme

not available

second-cycle programme

study mode: part-time programme

language of instruction: Polish

profile: general academic

duration: 2 years (4 semesters)

title: Magister (equivalent of Master’s degree)

main discipline: Linguistics

Admissions to this programme will not be held for the 2022/23 academic year

Programme description

The study programme Russian Language and Literature is an offer for those who intend to carry out business and cultural cooperation with Russian-speaking partners in the future. The programme prepares specialists in the Russian language who have extended knowledge of various types of the Russian language as well as Russian literature and understanding of the Russian cultural specificity. Enhanced theoretical knowledge as regards these topics together with the practical ability to translate specialist texts provide graduates with the possibility to be employed in the sector of widely understood Russian-Polish cooperation, i.e. education, culture, tourism and business, requiring higher education.

Information regarding Faculty

Although it appeared in the structure of the university in 1951, the Faculty of Philology offers study programmes (fields of research) which have existed for a long time and tradition of which dates back by even five centuries. The Faculty offers over 20 philologies but teaches as many as 50 languages! It was granted the A category by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, study programmes conducted at the Faculty lead in rankings prepared by the Education Foundation “Perspektywy”, and talented students join the prestigious Diamond Grant program winners.

Studies at the Faculty of Philology have enjoyed unflagging popularity for years, allowing graduates to work, among others, as a translator, editor in publishing houses, teacher in schools, journalist, or employee of diplomatic or special services. Internships and paid internships offered by companies cooperating with the Faculty together with vocational courses and certified training, available to all interested students, can help in smooth entry to the labour market. Studies at the Faculty of Philology also include classes in small groups and the opportunity to work in more than 20 students’ academic associations.

The Faculty consists of 8 institutes, Russian Language and Literature study programme is conducted by the Institute of East Slavonic Studies, which is located at Ingardena 3 Street, close to the Historic Centre of Kraków, the Jagiellonian Library and Błonia Park. The library of the Faculty of Philology ensures access to national and worldwide sources of information – it is a modern information centre concerning foreign philologies, history of literature, linguistics, methods of teaching, history, culture, art and translation studies.

Rankings, distinctions, accreditations

  • Category A granted to the Faculty by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education

Curriculum overview

Programme curriculum consists of information regarding classes in which you will take part while studying at this field of study. The programme provides data on classes in particular semesters, which of them are compulsory or optional, which of them end with an exam, and which do not. Each class has its own syllabus – a description of contents of the class.

Student matters

International Students Office

Centre of Academic Support

internationalstudents.uj.edu.pl
iso@uj.edu.pl
ul. Ingardena 6, 30-060 Kraków, Poland

Student Scholarships Office

Centre of Academic Support

stypendia.uj.edu.pl
stypendia@uj.edu.pl
ul. Ingardena 6, 30-060 Kraków, Poland

Student’s life

Time spent at the university is not all about education and class participation; it is also an excellent opportunity to develop hobbies and interests. Many research societies and student organizations operate at the Jagiellonian University, including faculty- and university-wide ones. These societies allow students to spend their free time actively, gain knowledge, develop their talents, participate in engaging, unconventional projects, go on research and team-building trips, participate in conferences, and meet fellow students outside the lecture halls. There are more than 20 student associations at the Faculty of Philology.

Students interested in the international dimension of studying can participate in a wide variety of exchange programmes, such as Erasmus+, Utrecht Network, bilateral exchange programmes, European university Una Europa, or the domestic mobility programme called MOST. Information on exchange programmes for students of the Institute of East Slavonic Studies is available on the Institute's website.

More than just studies

From our lecturers

Dr Michał Milczarek, the Institute of East Slavonic Studies Dr Michał Milczarek, the Institute of East Slavonic Studies
– Why is it worth studying at the university?
– For the university in the area of knowledge, studying as well as world fascination. This is the area in a sense excluded from the everyday rush and therefore enabling a reflection on its sense. This is the place of acquiring knowledge, instruments for work, cultural capital as well as meeting great people.


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See also

Careers Service

Centre of Academic Support

biurokarier.uj.edu.pl
kariery@uj.edu.pl
ul. Ingardena 6, 30-060 Kraków, Poland

Graduates

Institutions and companies undertaking business and cultural cooperation with Russian-speaking partners are looking for employees who are fluent users of Russian as well as understand Russian cultural specificity. Specialists who hold high linguistic competencies as regards the Russian language, as well as well-developed intercultural competencies, understood in terms of the ability to understand and efficiently act in other culture than the home one are needed in the labour market in such sectors like media, publishing branch, tourism, culture or education. These abilities are indispensable in order to efficiently and consciously operate outside the country but they are also needed in relation to the increasing number of Russian-speaking employees in the Polish labour market.

Further education possibilities

Contact

The study programme is conducted at the Institute of East Slavonic Studies, a unit of the Faculty of Philology. The Institute is located close to the Jagiellonian Library, Jordan Park, and Błonia Park. For more information, please contact:

filolog@uj.edu.pl

ul. Ingardena 3
30-060 Kraków, Poland
Phone: (+48) 12 663 25 35

ifw.filg.uj.edu.pl
filg.uj.edu.pl