Linguistics University of Nizhny Novgorod (LUNN)
Nizhny Novgorod
State-funded education, Fee-based education (with Russian and English as languages of instruction), Russian government's Scholarship program for foreign nationals, offering 15,000 international students an opportunity to study at Russian universities free of charge (go to website for details).

Pre-university training for foreigners and non-citizens. If you have zero or near-zero command of Russian, welcome to LUNN's Institute of the Russian Language to get the required level of linguistic competence.

Select your program, fill out an online application form and attach thereto a scan of your ID and education certificate. If you don't have the latter yet, feel free to send a list of the subjects you've had with the grades you received instead. Make sure you have the list on your educational institution's letterhead, and your education certificate translated into Russian.

Our advantages

Nizhniy Novgorod is a big Russian industrial and cultural center located 400 km east of Moscow Getting our international students integrated into major educational tracks offered by LUNN's Higher Schools Social integration and tutoring Multicultural environment High-quality expertise shared by our teachers and visiting lecturers Practical training and internships, employment assistance Comfortable accommodation New classrooms Research options and project activities Volunteerism and on-the-job training Unleashing your potentials while studying at LUNN Russian language summer and winter schools (1 to 3 months) Russian language programs for foreigners (1 m to 2 yrs).
For students
Specialist degree program – intramural – 5 yrs

  • Translation and Translatology
  • Linguistic Support of Interstate Relations (English, French and German)
  • Bachelor degree programs – intramural – 4 yrs
  • Translation and Translatology (English, French and German)
  • Legal and Economic Linguistics and Translation
  • International Relations (English, French and German)
  • Foreign Studies (China, Japan)
  • International Management
  • Pedagogical Education (English, Italian, French, Russian as a Foreign Language)
  • Psychology
  • English for Cross-Cultural Communication (in English)
  • Philology
  • Russian as a Foreign Language (Arabic, Spanish, Italian and English)
  • Applied Philology (in English)
  • Tourism
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Journalism, International Journalism, Media Communications

Master degree programs – intramural – 2 yrs

  • Linguistics
  • Special Translation (Japanese, German, French, English)
  • IT in Translation
  • Simultaneous Interpreting at International Events
  • International Relations
  • International Management
  • Pedagogical Education
  • Educational Development and Cross-Cultural Communication (in English)
  • The Chinese Language and its Teaching Methods
  • Interpreters Training for International organizations
  • Innovative Technologies in Linguistic Education
  • Linguistics and Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Interpreting (English, French and German)
  • Linguistic Support of Export Activities (in English)
  • Russian as a Foreign Language
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Journalism
Prokopieva Nadezhda Executive
Secretary of the Admission Board
Phone: +7 (831) 416-61-41

Khalimulin Alexander
Deputy Head of the Division for International Affairs, Linguistics University of Nizhny Novgorod Phone.: +7 (831) 416-61-12

University Admission Board
Office 4201, Bldg.4, 31a Minina St, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Kolobova Svetlana
Professor Linguistics University of Nizhny Novgorod
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