Preparatory Department for International Applicants

Preparatory department for Bachelor's programmes

General Information

The University of Tyumen offers a multidisciplinary Russian Language Preparatory Course for international students, seeking admission to UTMN and willing to get acquainted with Russian language and culture.

The program starts annually in October and lasts till May. During 1 or 2 semesters, students attend classes 5 days a week. Following the intensive language training they acquire practical language skills. At the end of the course students receive a certificate of completion of the Russian language preparatory program allowing them to apply for degree programs provided in Russian. Apart fr om language classes, students are offered a cultural program including tours and trips to ancient Siberian cities Tobolsk and Yalutorovsk.

Program Content

Students are free to choose from the following fields:

  • Economics;
  • Technical studies & Engineering;
  • Humanities;
  • Natural sciences.

Each programme comprises a study plan that focuses on specific subjects relevant to the choice of the future degree program of the student. Classes are given by highly qualified UTMN professors, more than 50% of whom hold PhDs in their fields of research.

Additional Information

In order to develop understanding and speaking skills there are Russian Discussion Clubs, wh ere students can practice the language. A number of extracurricular events and projects held throughout the academic year are aimed at enhancing students’ experience at UTMN while getting them acquainted with local culture and way of life.

The tuition fee for a two-semester program is 98 800 RUB (1520 USD).

More information about the content of the Russian Language Preparatory Course is available on the official website of UTMN.
Contacts: Natalia Nikolaevna Dzida, Head of Preparatory Department, +7 (3452) 45-50-86,

You can also get more information from UTMN Department of International Relations by sending us an e-mail at or by phone: +7 (3452) 45-53-69.

Preparatory department for Master's programmes

The title and cost of the study programme coincide with preparatory course for Bachelor studies.