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Director's Office Ė 85 Pobeda St., Campus Building 12, 5th floor, room 5-7
Phone: +7 4722 245401, 245400
Director - Olga N. Prokhorova, Doctor of Philology, Doctor of Philology, Professor
The Institute of Cross-cultural Communications and International Relations of Belgorod National Research University was founded on the basis of the Faculty of Romance and Germanic Philology and the International Faculty. The Institute of Cross-cultural Communications and International Relations was included into the structure of NRU ęBelSUĽ on June 19, 2013 by Decree Ļ 558-OD ďOn the Foundation of The Institute of Cross-cultural Communications and International Relations.Ē
The Faculty of Romance and Germanic Philology
The history of the Faculty of Romance and Germanic Philology dates back to 1963, when it became the third Faculty of Belgorod State Pedagogical Institute named after Ő.S. Olminsky. L.S. Morozov, a well-known specialist in the field of Germanic Science, became the first Dean of the Faculty. The following scholars headed the Faculty in different years:
The International Faculty
The International Faculty (preparatory) for foreign citizens of Belgorod State Pedagogical Institute named after Ő.S. Olminsky was established in 1980. The first Dean of the Faculty was A.P. Uvarov, Associate Professor, PhD in History. In 1994, N.V. Malay became the Dean of the Faculty. Since 2003 and up to the foundation of the Institute of Cross-cultural Communication and International Relations, the Faculty was run by Professor M.A. Trubitsin, PhD in Technical Sciences.
Nowadays, the Institute of Cross-cultural Communication and International Relations consists of 1 Faculty, 6 Departments, and 4 Research and Educational Centers.
Research and Educational Centers
The Institute provides the following full-time and part-time courses for future bachelors, masters and specialists:
Bachelor Degree Programmes:
Master Degree Programmes:
Bachelor Degree Programmes:
Master Degree Programme:
Master Degree Programme:
Pre-University Courses for Foreign Citizens:
Advanced Training Programmes:
Postgraduate Training Programmes
Doctoral Training Programmes
Today, the Institute of Cross-cultural Communication and International Relations possesses the newest material and technical facilities. The teaching staff consists of highly skilled and experienced scholars, including over 119 teachers with PhD degrees and 10 professors with doctoral degrees. The teachers possess experience of research and teaching activities at the universities of different countries, including the USA, the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Greece, the Czech Republic, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Finland, China, Croatia etc.
The teachers and students of the Institute do their research work in the following spheres:
The Institute is proud of its experienced and young professionals participating in various Russian, regional and international scientific contests, including the Russian Foundation for Humanities Awards, the Russian Foundation for Basic Research Awards, federal grant programmes of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, the Presidential Grant Contest of Young Scientists and Leading Research Groups etc.
All departments of the Institute arrange activities of studentsí research societies and interest groups. Every year, many students and postgraduate students prepare and deliver reports at scientific conferences. They also publish their findings in various collections of research papers.
The Institute develops dynamically the international partnership with foreign colleges, universities and educational foundations having the association agreements with Belgorod State National Research University: The University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis (France), The University of Niš (Serbia), Bremen University (Germany), Robert Bosh Foundation (Germany), Goethe Institute (Germany), The University of Texas (the USA), Georgetown University (the USA), The University of Petroleum Technologies (China), Dalian University of Foreign Languages (China), Opole University (Poland), Kharkov National Automobile Engineering University (Ukraine), Karazin National University (Ukraine) and others.
The scientists and teachers from different countries of the world are regularly invited to the Institute of Cross-cultural Communications and International Relations. They prepare courses of lectures for the students, teachers and scientists together with the staff members of the Institute and the University. Apart from educational activities, the teachers of the Institute, as well as their foreign colleagues are engaged in many extracurricular activities aimed at popularization of the Russian language abroad and education at Belgorod State National Research University.
Each year, the teachers and students of the Institute of Cross-cultural Communications and International Relations together with their foreign colleagues prepare and publish collaborative teaching and instructional aids, monographs, they participate in different international scientific conferences, symposiums, and publish their researches in high-ranking international journals.
The students of our University have excellent living conditions. They live in modern, comfortable and well-equipped student hostels.
Each year, a lot of cultural events are arranged for the students. These events promote their interest in learning foreign languages and increase the popularity of education offered by the University to the youth:
The students of the Institute take an active part in traditional annual festivals of national cultures of our University. Every year, the University foreign languages contests (including Russian as a foreign language) are arranged for the Russian and foreign students of different faculties and institutes of the University.
The Institute arranges regular activities in the following groups of interest:
The sports activities of Russian and foreign students are organized in different sections of Khorkina Sports and Educational Complex of Belgorod State National Research University. The students take part in basketball, football, volleyball and chess team championships.
In the Institute of Cross-cultural Communications and International Relations, a great emphasis is placed on the implementation of the Health Care Programme. Health Care Days have become traditional and are held in Nezhegol Park and Recreation Complex. On these days, the students are engaged in various competitions, demonstrating their dexterity, speed, performance skills or simply rest and enjoy the beauty of the place.
The Institute arranges vocational guidance activities through cooperation with various educational institutions and businesses that offer on-the-job training for the students and further employment for the graduates.
All young people studying in the Institute of Cross-cultural Communications and International Relations show active stand in life, respect and develop the traditions of our Institute and our University.