Language Centers

Center of German Language and Culture

Center of German Language and Culture successfully implements its work at the Department of German and English Languages of the Institute of Roman and German Languages Information and Humanitarian Technologies, directed by an Associate Professor of the chair of German Studies and Intercultural Communication N.V. Papka.


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Center of Arabic Language, Islam Studies and Islamic Culture

Center of Armenian Language and Culture

The purpose of the Center of Armenian Language and Culture is popularization and study of Armenian language and culture in the North Caucasus (particularly in Caucasus Mineral Waters region), establishment of intercultural contacts with academic organizations of Armenia and similar centers in the Russian Federation, strengthening of international relations between Russian South and Armenia, training of high qualified human resources with profound knowledge of Armenian history and culture.

Center of Hebrew and Jewish Culture

The formation of the Center of Hebrew and Jewish Culture in PSU was conditioned by the innovative strategy of the university, as one of the constituents of the PSU development as the center of cultural and language diversity.

Broadening of international economic, politic, cultural, and friendship ties with foreign countries makes it timely to develop the language spectrum in educational purposes. The creation of the “Center of Hebrew and Jewish Culture of PSU” was conditioned by the

Center of Spanish Language and Culture

A Center of Spanish Language and Culture is a structural subdivision of Institute of Roman and German Languages, Informational and Humanitarian Technologies of Pyatigorsk State University, which implements an academic, consulting, and informational work in the field of Spanish language. The center was formed in 2006 and has been working within the frameworks of the University’s Statute and Center’s Regulations.

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Center of Italian Language and Culture

Broadening of the international economic, politic, cultural, and friendly relations with European cultures makes it timely to broaden the spectrum of foreign languages in educational purposes. The inclusion of Italian language into the curriculum of the Institute of International Service, Tourism, and Foreign Languages in Pyatigorsk State University, conduced the creation of the Center of Italian Language and Culture.

Promotion of Italian language in the North Caucasus (particularly

Center of Chinese Language and Culture

There is a growing demand in Chinese language translators and interpreters in the world. It is connected with a huge influence of China on a world economy. Chinese language is one of six official UN languages. Russia is establishing ties with China in all the levels including cultural exchanges and business projects.  Considering this fact, a scientific board of the Institute of Translatology and Multilingualism brought a question of Chinese language teaching for discussion. Since 2006 Chin

Center of Polish Language and Culture

The Center of Polish Language and Culture was formed in April 2011 at the Higher School of Language Arts, European, and Eastern Languages. Piotr Marciniak, minister-counselor of the Polish Embassy visited an opening ceremony of the Center.


At present, the Center of Polis

Center of Portuguese Language and Culture of Portugal and Brazil

Broadening of the international economic, politic, cultural, and friendly relations with European cultures makes it timely to broaden the spectrum of foreign languages in educational purposes. The inclusion of Portuguese language into the curriculum of the Institute of International Service, Tourism, and Foreign Languages in Pyatigorsk State University, conduced the creation of the Center of Portuguese Language and Culture of Portugal and Brazil.

The Center of Portuguese language is

“Pushkin Institute” Center of Russian Language and Culture

“Pushkin Institute” Center of Russian Language and Culture was opened on January 28, 2014 on the basis of educational and cultural Center of Russian Language and Culture at Higher School of Language Arts, European and Eastern Languages. Organization of events within the frameworks of the Russian language and Russian education promotion program is the purpose of the Center. The Center implements close cooperation with A.S. Pushkin State Institute of Russian Language, Administration of Internation

“Francophonie” Center of French Language and Culture

Francophonie – the Center of French Language and Culture was opened on March 20, 2007, at the Department of French and English Languages. It was formed due to the support of our university and the French Embassy in Russia. This was connected with an important role, played by the department in French language teaching as the first foreign language. In the opinion of the international organization of French language tutors, for many years it was the biggest in the world by the number of stu