Irkutsk State Linguistic University

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Irkutsk State Linguistic University
Иркутский государственный лингвистический университет
Motto Взаимопонимание со всем миром
Established 1948
Rector Г.Д. Воскобойник
Academic staff 10
Students 4200
Location Irkutsk, Russia
Website http://www.islu.ru

Irkutsk State Linguistic University (Russian: Иркутский государственный лингвистический университет (ИГЛУ)) is a university in Irkutsk, Siberia in eastern Russia founded in 1948.

The university consists of two institutes (Institute of Cross-cultural Communication and Institute of Educational Technologies) and two independent faculties (Social Sciences Faculty and Education-by-Correspondence Faculty).

THE UNIVERSITY'S ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES The university's academic activities are aimed at setting up and putting into effect a system of linguistic education from secondary schools to university to post-graduate and post-doctoral research programmes.

THE UNIVERSITY'S CURRICULA SURVEY A national license empowers the university to train professionals in 17 major areas at 10 faculties.

Institute of Cross-cultural Communication

Oriental Languages Faculty
Major Areas
Linguistics and Cross-cultural Communication. The qualification granted is 'Linguist-translator of two foreign languages' (Chinese and English, Japanese and English, Korean and English).
Regional Studies. Foreign and home policy of China. The qualification granted is 'Regional studies specialist'.

Translation and Translatology Faculty
Major Areas
Linguistics and Cross-cultural Communication. The qualification granted is 'Linguist-translator of two foreign languages' (European languages, such as English, French, German, Spanish, Italian).
Regional Studies (foreign and home policy of the USA and Canada). The qualification granted is 'Regional studies specialist'.

International Faculty
Major areas
Linguistics. The Russian language.
Degrees:
Bachelor (8-semester training)
Master (4-semester training).
The faculty offers post-graduate research programmes in Germanic and Romance philology (6 semesters of professional seminars including writing and public defense of candidate dissertation).

Institute of Educational Technologies

English Language Faculty
Major areas
Linguistics and Cross-cultural Communication. The qualification granted is 'Linguist-teacher of two foreign languages'
Linguistics and Cross-cultural Communication. The qualification granted is 'Linguist-translator of two foreign languages'
Personal and Public Security Service plus Modern English. The qualification granted is 'Teacher of Personal and Public Security Service. Teacher of English'
Linguistics and New Information Technologies. The qualification granted is 'Linguist'.
Philological Education. The qualification granted is 'Bachelor of Philological Education; Modern English and Russian as a Foreign Language'.

Romance Languages Faculty
Linguistics and Cross-cultural Communication. The qualification granted is 'Linguist-teacher of two foreign languages'(Spanish-English, French-English, Italian-English)
Linguistics and Cross-cultural Communication. The qualification granted is 'Linguist-translator of two foreign languages' (Spanish-English, French-English, Italian-English)
Personal and Public Security Service plus Modern English. The qualification granted is 'Teacher of Personal and Public Security Service. Teacher of Spanish, or Teacher of French or Teacher of Italian'
Linguistics and New Information Technologies. The qualification granted is 'Linguist'.
Philological Education. The qualification granted is 'Bachelor of Philological Education; Modern French (or Spanish or Italian) and Russian as a Foreign Language'.

German Language Faculty
Major areas
Linguistics and Cross-cultural Communication. The qualification granted is 'Linguist-teacher of two foreign languages' (German and English)

Humanities Faculty
Documentology and Documentary Logistics. The qualification granted is 'Documentation manager with professional knowledge of two foreign languages (French and English)'.

Social Sciences Faculty
Major Areas
Management of Organization. The qualification granted is 'Manager'.
Public Relations. The qualification granted is 'Public Relations Manager with professional knowledge of foreign languages'
Pedagogy and Infant School Education Methodology. The qualification granted is 'Teacher of infant school. Teacher of English'
Philology. The qualification granted is 'Teacher of two foreign languages'.
Advertisement. The qualification granted is 'Advertisement manager'.

Education-by-Correspondence Faculty
Major areas
Linguistics and Cross-cultural Communication. The qualification granted is 'Linguist-teacher of English / German / French'
Linguistics and Cross-cultural Communication. The qualification granted is 'Linguist-translator of English / German'

SECOND HIGHER EDUCATION
ISLU offers the following higher education opportunities to holders of non-linguistic university qualifications:
Linguistics and Cross-cultural Communication. The qualification granted is 'Linguist-teacher of English / German / French'
Linguistics and Cross-cultural Communication. The qualification granted is 'Linguist- translator of English / German / French'
Management of Organization. The qualification granted is 'Manager'
Public Relations. The qualification granted is 'Public Relations Manager with professional knowledge of foreign languages'
Advertisement. The qualification granted is 'Advertisement Manager'.

EXTRA-CURRICULUM EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
Students and teachers as well as 'outsiders' who are interested in language learning and related areas are offered a wide range of additional educational services including:
3d or 4th foreign language learning
Graduation qualifications in Public Relations / Management of Organization / Advertisement
Graded or community-related teaching of foreign languages:
to beginners;
conversational versions;
to advanced learners;
to particular age groups of children.
"Young Polyglot" language learners community;
Preparatory and placement courses for international exams (FCE, TOEFL, IELTS, DAF, JLPT, TOPIK);
Business German / Business French;
English for tourism / German for tourism / Japanese Guide Courses.
Annually, more than 700 students use the opportunities of additional educational services at ISLU.

Irkutsk State Linguistic University is a site for international language proficiency exams such as Japanese Language Proficiency Test (日本語能力試験), Test of Proficiency in Korean (한국어능력시험).

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Coordinates: 52°17′19″N 104°16′43″E / 52.28861°N 104.27861°E / 52.28861; 104.27861