We have spacious classrooms, computer rooms and a beautiful concert hall meeting modern requirements. Teaching is carried out at a high research and technological level. The educational process is provided with necessary laboratory equipment, multimedia, audio - and video aids for all types of training activities. Each student has access to a rich library stock, Internet, information sources and databases of the university.
Students undergo teaching, museum, folk and dialectological practice. Museum practice for students of Russian Philology Department takes place in literature museums of Kazan and other cities such as Yelabuga, Laishevo and others (museums of E.A.Boratynsky, M.Gorky, L.Tolstoy, G.Tukay, V.Aksenov, M.I.Tsvetaeva and G. R. Derzhavin). Students of Russian Philology Department learn other Slavic languages (Polish, Ukrainian) and have the opportunity to take semester teaching at the universities of Poland.
Every year International and Russian research conferences are held at the Department of Russian Philology of the Institute of Philology and Arts (International Bedouin’s readings, Derzhavinskaya International conference, "Modern Drama", "Young Leo Tolstoy", "Synthesis of documentary and fiction in literature and art," " Literature study and Aesthetics in XXI Century "("Tatyana's Day")," The National Myth in Literature and Culture "," Philology and Education: Contemporary Concepts and Technology") with publication of the articles.
Center of Russian language and culture was opened on June 3, 2010 at the department to promote the Russian language and culture as an important element of world civilization, to support the study of Russian as a foreign language and to develop intercultural dialogue and mutual understanding between Russian and foreign students.
Center of Russian language and culture is a creative and communicative studio, which creates conditions for the organization of research discussions and informal contacts among representatives of different cultures. It facilitates the work aimed at promoting Russian culture folklore groups and other teams. Here students can organize celebrations, exhibitions, special events devoted to Russian culture, literature, sports as well as movie views and discussions (Club of Russian cinema), also music nights (Club of Russian song).
Graduates of the Department of Russian Philology have big opportunities for employment, they get good philological, research and psycho-pedagogical training necessary to be involved in teaching and research activities, to work in educational institutions of various types (schools, high schools, colleges, universities), to self-fulfillment in social, humanitarian, cultural, educational and creative spheres. Our graduates work in press centers of public service institutions and private companies, advertising and mass media agencies; they are involved in correcting and editing activities of different publishing organizations. (Web sites, magazines, newspapers) of Kazan and other cities in Russia, CIS countries and abroad.
If you like original Russian and know how to master it, if you do not like the present level of Russian and you are able to improve it, if you want to teach our young generation, Russian Philology Department of the Institute of Philology and Arts is what you need!
Remember: how people will speak and what they will read in future depends on you!