Learn Russian at the TUM Language Center

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Russian is the most spoken Slavic language in the world and is the native language of approximately 170 million people. Over 280 million people around the world speak Russian. It is one of the six official languages of the United Nations and is the most widely used language in Europe.

Courses during the semester

We offer Russian courses from level A1.1 through B1.2 following the CEFR.

Program overview in TUMonline

Courses during the semester break

  • The program of the intensive courses in the lecture-free period is now available in TUMonline.
  • Registration starts 3 weeks before the first day of the intensive course.
  • Examinations are taken in the form of course-related academic work.

Course Registration

Cooperation with the Polytechnic University of St. Petersburg

The TUM Language Center keeps a strategic partnership with St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) (http://www.spbstu.ru/) and offers 2-week intensive course in summer for students to significantly improve their Russian language skills, to get to know a modern Russian university and to experience the rich culture and history of St. Petersburg.

The updated information on the 2021 Summer School in Saint Petersburg will be published here in spring 2021.

Online Tandem: Within the framework of the cooperation with the St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, the TUM Language Center offers an online tandem with students of the St. Petersburg Polytechnic University to students travelling to St. Petersburg for the summer school and to participants of the Russian B1 level: This is a special opportunity to develop and intensify Russian language skills.

Tandem Learning

TUMtandem brings TUM students together for structured intercultural conversation.

Read more about TUMtandem here. Feel free to contact us via tandem@zv.tum.de if you have any questions.

Kristina Gauß

Coordinator of Russian, Chinese and Korean Program

Office Hours
On Wednesdays from 10:00 to 11:00

By arrangement during the semester break
Room 212, Richard-Wagner-Str. 3 (MUC)
Tel.: 089/289-29342

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