Добрый день.

Welcome to the Russian department! A fascinating language with a rich cultural tradition awaits you. Today, more than 270 million people speak Russian inside and outside of Russia. Russian is an official language of the United Nations and one of the ten most widely spoken languages in the world. It is still the most important lingua franca in large parts of the former Soviet Union.

Learn Russian intensively

Learning Russian at LSI has been a success story for over 50 years! Whether for work, studies or private interest, in our language courses you will learn Russian for everyday use, which you can immediately put into practice. The courses offered are flexible and adapt to your needs. Get into the fast lane and learn quickly in the shortest possible time in our full-day intensive courses. Or integrate the lessons into your everyday life and learn Russian part-time or alongside your studies in online courses in the evening from home.

"My personal biggest challenge was learning Russian. Learn languages, visit foreign countries and get to know their cultures. All of this has helped me a lot along the way."

ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer learned Russian at LSI. Quote Source: WAZ interview 13.10.21


Dr. Matthias Maurer

Dr. Matthias Maurer

ESA Astronaut

Russian courses at LSI

An experienced team of German and native-speaking teachers teaches in the Russian department with textbooks specially developed for the intensive course format. Russian is used actively from the very beginning. Role-playing, discussions or the targeted use of media - varied lessons in small learning groups facilitate access to the language, strengthen motivation and make learning fun.

For all language levels

In our Russian courses, the course units build systematically on each other, so that even advanced learners with previous knowledge can find a suitable course. We will be happy to advise you on which course is suitable for you.


Intensive language training at LSI

At a glance

For companies

For individuals

For students

  • Full-day courses in person or online
  • Evening courses online
  • Small learning groups
  • Our own textbooks
  • e-learning to accompany the course
  • Practical language training for the deployment of your employees abroad
  • Intercultural training for the perfect first impression in the target country
  • Online courses for flexible learning from any location
  • In-house seminars and individual training on request
  • Two-week intensive language courses in person or online
  • Ten-week part-time evening courses online
  • Certificates of course completion
  • Recognition as "Bildungsurlaub" (educational leave) possible in many cases
  • Extensive range of courses during the semester break
  • e-learning to accompany the course on the LSI.Digital learning platform
  • Attractive price model for students (Tarif C)
  • Certificates for your CV