120001 Russian for Science and Technology (B1)

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Tolstykh, Alexander
Offered in
Sommersemester 2023
Languages of instruction


The course is intended for students who want to improve their skills of the Russian language with regard to specific subjects, which will be discussed and analysed. The main focus lies therefore not so much on the systematic teaching of grammar skills, but on the engagment with different academic topics in the Russian language. Some of the topics will be related to studies offered at the BOKU, however the course also covers other subjects and welcomes students from other Austrian universities. Subjects will include the Russian education and university system (including demography and geography of Russian universities) or aspects of Russian economy and the activities of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Previous knowledge expected

A2 of the European Reference System.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The course will help you to read and understand academic texts relevant to BOKU specific subjects and will further allow you to develop an understanding of academic and professional culture and language in Russia.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.