International Summer School
International Summer School
Trip to Finno-Ugria: Language and Verbal Culture of the Udmurts
at Udmurt State University (UdSU)
(Izhevsk, Udmurtia, Russia)
Duration: July 10, 2017 - July 31, 2017
Target Group: people from all over the world excited to acquire new cross-cultural experience and extend their linguistic prospective through immersion into unique multinational social pattern
Tuition Fee: 23 000 RUR (? 330 ˆ). The tuition fee includes payment for the classes, cultural programme, breakfast and lunches.
Accommodation fee: 2 500 RUR (? 35 ˆ)
Summer Udmurt language course has been held since 2001. Participants from many European countries as well as from the USA and Japan used to come to Udmurtia to learn Udmurt language and to get acquainted with the culture of the Udmurts. There are also a lot of participants from other regions of Russia alongside with foreign listeners.
The course programme is flexible including beginners level and intermediate level. Teachers with great experience of work with foreign students and deep knowledge of several foreign languages who used to learn languages abroad are invited for this course. Practical course of Udmurt language comprises 56 teaching hours both for beginners and intermediate learners.
In the frames of course programme lectures on Folklore and Literature of the Udmurt people are delivered to the listeners in English language (in total 10 teaching hours).
Different ways of teaching are used during the course. Students have an opportunity to visit different museums, exhibition, publishing houses of Udmurt newspaper and magazine, towns of Udmurtia. They can also meet outstanding representatives of Udmurt people, take part in national festivals, which are held during the course period. Real professionals, masters of arts and crafts organise master-classes (total 24 teaching hours) on different kinds of art weaving, embroidering, beekeeping, making ceramics, cooking dishes of national cuisine. Students are also taught national dances they learn Udmurt songs and have a change to play national musical instruments.
At weekends, after hard working in the classroom, foreign students together with Udmurt students go to the village and stay in Udmurt students families. It gives foreign students a chance to use their Udmurt language experience in practice and to see and feel modern Udmurt culture from its inside. At weekends students also attend Authentic Culture Centers where they can take part in different national rituals and wear national costumes.
EU citizens: June 01, 2017
Non EU citizens: May 15, 2017
For more details go to www.udsu.ru,
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