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Romance and Germanic Philology

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Founded in 1962
10 pl. Lenina, Voronezh, 394006, Russia
Telephone/Fax +7 (473) 220-84-22
E-mail office@rgph.vsu.ru
Website www.rgph.vsu.ru
Dean Professor Olga O. Boriskina, PhD, Dr. habil. in Philology
  • English Philology
  • German Philology
  • Romance Philology
  • French Philology
  • Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
  • Translation and professional communication
  • English for Arts Faculties
  • English for Science Faculties
International partner institutions
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Undergraduate courses (BA)
  • Linguistics
  • Fundamental and Applied Linguistics
Master’s degree courses (MA)
  • Philology
  • Linguistics
Diploma degree (specialist) courses
  • Linguistics and Intercultural Communication
  • Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
Study options Full-time, part-time, extramural
  • BA (full-time) – 4 years,
  • BA (part-time) – 5 years,
  • MA (full-time) – 2 years,
  • MA (part-time, extramural) – 2,5 years,
  • Diploma degree (specialist) course (full-time) – 5 years.
Academic staff 18 professors, 90 doctors and 180 lecturers
Study facilities/resources
  • Centre for French language and culture
  • Centre for Italian Language and Culture
  • Centre for German language and culture
  • Joint Centre for University Cooperation (the University of Granada and Voronezh State University)
  • Language laboratory
International cooperation in the sphere of education
International students Undergraduate and postgraduate students from China, Ukraine, Colombia, Iraq, Iran, Latvia, Thailand, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.
Double degree programmes / International education programmes
  • VSU – University of Marne-la-Vallée (France)
  • VSU – Perugia University (Italy)
  • VSU – Martin Luther University (Halle, Germany) – European Diploma Supplement
Courses taught in English BA courses in Linguistics
International grant study projects A project aimed to develop the “Translation and Translation Studies” programme with Humboldt University (the German language), and Graduate School of Translation in Paris (the French language).
Key areas of research
  • A cognitive study of Russian, Romance, and Germanic languages (started by Prof. Yu.A. Rylov)
  • Lexical grammar of the English language (led by Associate Professors T.M. Chirko and T.M. Lomova)
  • Foreign language teaching in an intercultural context (led by Associate Professors N.A. Sharova and L.G. Kuzmina)
  • Contrastive phonetic analysis of speech corpora (German, Spanish, English versus Russian) – (led by Prof. L.V. Velichkova)
  • Linguistic prognostics (led by Prof. A.A. Kretov)
  • Verbalization mechanisms in various linguocultures (led by Prof. L.I. Grishaeva)
  • The problems of natural discourse (led by Prof. L.V. Tsurikova)
  • Translation as intercultural adaptation (led by Prof. V.B. Kashkin and Prof. N.A. Fenenko)
  • Computational linguistics (led by Prof. A.A. Kretov and Prof. V.T. Titov)
Research facilities
  • Research Centre for Phonetic Studies (led by Prof. L.V. Velichkova)
  • Research Centre for Computational Linguistics (led by Prof. A.A. Kretov)
International cooperation in the sphere of research
International internships / joint research projects Internship programmes for international researchers from Martin Luther University (Halle, Germany), Institute of Oriental Languages and Cultures (INALCO) (France), University of León (Spain), University of Bath (UK)
International grant research projects Study of speech suprasegmental characteristics in intercultural communication (German and Russian) – a joint research project between the Centre for Phonetic Studies (led by Prof. L.V. Velichkova) and Institute of Phonetics and Martin Luther University (Halle-Wittenberg, Germany)

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