The Maurice Thorez Institute of Foreign Languages
Moscow State Linguistic University

Russian as a Foreign Language

Short-term courses of the Russian language, Russian translation and interpretation for foreigners

The courses are provided for any level of Russian language proficiency (even if you do not speak Russian at all).


Applicants may join courses at any time during the academic year (September-June) for a period from 2 weeks to 11 months.

Group tuition (for 1 academic hour*)

Individual tuition (for 1 academic hour*)

700 rubles (minimum 12 academic hours per a 5-day working week)

2500 rubles

500 rubles - discount for 4 month period of study or more (minimum 12 academic hours per a 5-day working week)

*the required amount of academic hours is achieved through language classes (1 class = 2 academic hours = 80 minutes)




MSLU hall of residence is located in the city center (6, Komsomolskiy prospect, Moscow) within a ten-minute walk from the University’s main building.

Accommodation fee - 500 rubles per night.

Places at MSLU hall of residence are subject to availability and provided only if you are arriving by an official visa invitation from MSLU.


tel. +7(499) 245-22-11