Founded in 1907
The department of Russian Language and speech culture of was established more than 40 years ago and has a long tradition. During the years of successful work and teaching by scientific and teaching staff of the department developed a special approach to the teaching of Russian as a foreign language, has created its own unique concept of teaching.
Annually at the department students, trainees and masters from Germany, Austria, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, France, Italy and many other countries are educated.
At the department employs are highly qualified specialists: 2 professors, 11 associate professors, 7 candidates of philological sciences. Field of scientific research of teachers of the department is extremely wide: methods of teaching of Russian language, socio-cultural aspect of teaching RCT, modern linguistics, including issues of education and professional term formation terminated nominations, comparative linguistics and stylistic issues.
Teachers of the department take an active part in interuniversity and international conferences, are the authors of training manuals and scientific articles.
The Department participates in the state system of testing foreign citizens in Russian language. Plekhanov Russian University of Economics is the leading university in Russia on carrying out of testing to obtain a certificate on 6 levels TORFL and Russian citizenship, which confirms the high status of the University and of the department.