PetrSU Rector Anatoly Voronin congratulated the Employees and Students of the Institute of Foreign Languages on the New Building
The Institute of Foreign Languages is the main center in the Republic of Karelia of professional training in the sphere of studying foreign languages and cultures. Graduates of the Institute meet the modern requirements and can work in the area of humanities, education, social and cultural areas. They have all the necessary skills, experience in project activity, know modern technologies. Graduates are motivated to continue their skill upgrading and life-long education, including studying at international institutes and on various programs.
Starting from the first day of September the doors of the Institute of Foreign Languages are open in the Campus No.2 on ul. Pravdy, 1.
Previously the Institute was located on ul. Pushkinskaya, 17.
This year over 103 students enrolled at the Institute, which is 20 people more than the last year. This year the first students were admitted on the program "Linguistics. Translation and Translation Studies". This program attracted applicants who are fond of not only studying foreign languages but also analyzing and comparing different phenomena in languages, who are interested in the culture of studied language. Students will master translation and interpretation, simultaneous, consecutive and interpretation and literary translation. They will learn machine translation systems and study translation applications and software.
Alongside Karelian applicants, the Institute admitted students from other regions: theMurmansk region, the Leningrad region, Turkmenistan, People’s Republic of Benin, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
Students will study not only the English, German or French languages, but also the foreign language teaching methods, the economics of education, the Latin language and ancient culture, information technologies in education, country and linguistic studies, foreign culture and literature, language history.
The campus on ul. Pravdy, 1 has been repaired and fitted with new equipment. There are language laboratories, foreign literature library, canteen, conference hall and project activity auditorium.
Anatoly Voronin held a meeting with the first-year students, asked whether they had any questions to the Rector or concerns, and inquired about their plans.
The Rector of PetrSU congratulated everyone on the new academic year and the new campus.
The Institute has a team of highly qualified teachers, most of them are Doctors of Sciences and Candidates of Sciences. Among them are the authors of monographs, textbooks, articles published in the leading Russian and foreign journals.
The Institute of Foreign Languages is proud of its graduates. They work in the Karelian government, start their own business, continue studying in Russian universities and abroad. Among the graduates are school principals, winners of the contest "Teacher of the Year", teachers, famous scientists, journalists and artists, successful entrepreneurs and managers of large companies.