SIBERIAJuly 4 - August 1 2016

• 80 hours of classes   
• 50 hours of linguocultural projects
• 3,5 credits (ECTS)


• “Russian Language and Intercultural Communication” module (60 hours) offers interactive classes in Russian language (vocabulary/grammar) and Russian culture.

• “Introduction to the History of Russia and Western Siberia” module (20 hours).

Linguocultural projects:  

• Getting acquainted with Tyumen and its citizens

• Bus tours of Tyumen

• Visiting local museums

• Exploring the city’s religious confessions

• Trip to Tobolsk, capital of the Siberia Governorate. The city is famous for having been a temporary home to exiled Decembrists as well as the ill-fated Tsar Nicholas II and his family. It is also the birthplace of many famous people, including D.I. Mendeleev, P. Yershov, A. Alyabyev. Tobolsk is the orthodox centre of Siberia due to its unique Kremlin and Abalak monastery.

• Visiting Russian and Tatar villages to experience authentic ethnic family life and traditions

• Film club (watching and discussing films)  

• Participating in the Dialogue of Cultures club meetings

• Designing group projects and presentations

The “University of Tyumen” module allows students to take a closer look at UT research projects and student life. Other components of the summer school programme include Russian Language, Practical intercultural communication, An introduction to life in historical and modern-day Tyumen and Tyumen region, with some lectures in English.