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).

Academics[edit]

The university gives linguistic education from secondary school to university to post-graduate and post-doctoral research programmes.

License[edit]

A national license empowers the university to train professionals in 17 major areas at 10 faculties.

Institutes[edit]

Institute of Cross-cultural Communication

Oriental Languages Faculty teaches:

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

Translation and Translatology Faculty

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

International Faculty

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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'.

Students and teachers as well as 'outsiders' who are interested in language learning and related areas are offered educational services including:

  • 3rd 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).

External links[edit]

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