Pedagogical Education (two majors) in Kozma Minin Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University

Bachelor's program (Foreign (English) language; Foreign (Chinese, German, French, Spanish) language majors)


Faculty of Humanities,

Department of Foreign Language Professional Communication


Liudmila GUSEVA,

Head of the Department

Tel. +7 831 262-20-53, ext. 296


Awards and achievements. The program is a part of all-Russian educational project "German as the First Second Foreign Language."

Teaching staff. Doctors and Candidates of Sciences, holders of international certificates that confirm the high level of foreign language proficiency.

Facilities and resources. Study and project classrooms fitted with modern multimedia equipment. Electronic educational environment.

Research. Theoretical foundations and vectors of the description of multilingualism; national, territorial and social variation of languages; sociolinguistic models in the multilingual environment of the city and region (research laboratory "Multilingualism and Society"). Special attention is paid to young scientists — the Scientific Startup project.

Education. Active and interactive teaching methods are used. Experimental sites that implement a practice-oriented approach.

Strategic partners. Leading schools of the city and the region, leading Russian universities, Goethe German Cultural Center (Goethe-Institut Russland) at the Embassy of Germany in Moscow, Duisburg-Essen University (Germany), Engineering University of Braunschweig (Germany), German-Russian Meeting Society, Vienna University, Hong Kong University of Education, Anhui State Pedagogical University, Shandong Polytechnic University, Xi'An Translation  University, Institute of Serbian Language of Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Laboratory of Psycholinguistics and Bilingualism of Northwestern University (USA).

International projects and programs. The students successfully pass exams of Cambridge Examination Syndicate (CAE, TKT), take part in international exchange programs (Erasmus, Tandem), receive education in double degree programs and exchange education programs with universities of China.

Competitive advantages. Opportunity to continue studying at a master's degree course with international partners, to have practice abroad. Native speaking teachers are involved in lectures, seminars and workshops.

Assistance and support for international students and teachers. Cooperation with German universities whose students undertake study placement at Minin University. Adaptation and socialization support in student associations.

 International Education and Cooperation Center:, tel.: +7 831 436 03 92.

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