Contemporary Russian Literature


Russia is a country that is famous for its literature. The names of Russian classics, from Lev Tolstoy and Fyodor Dostoevsky to Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and Iosif Brodsky, are well-known all over the world. But what do you know about the writers living in Russia today, about their works and the questions that concern them?

The main objective of this program is to provide students with basic knowledge in the history of Russian literature of 1990-2010s in its interaction with the history of society, as well as to characterize the significance of this period and demonstrate the complex dynamics of the literary development process. The program is addressed mainly to the foreign audience interested in contemporary Russian culture and literature, and proficient in English.

You will acquire the skills of:
- interpretation of a literary work based on the given scientific information;
- conduction of comparative analysis of literary texts with reference to genre traditions, different literary schools and trends.

The program is aimed at foreign students as part of organized groups of 10 people or more.



Tuition fee

21 000 ₽.

Apply for training

Natalia Kiselyova 
Tel.: +7 812 363-68-95
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Trainees of the Program
Foreigners interested in modern Russian literature

Duration of Training
11 training days

Volume of Training
72 hours
34 hours of contact training
38 hours of individual work

Training Period
From February 6th through February 18th, 2023

Form of Training
Full-time: in classrooms or online on the MS Teams platform

Document Issued
A standard certificate of SPbU

Course Code

Language of the Program