The Centre of Baltic and Finnish philology and culture was created as the NEOUТs structural subdivision. The Department of Finnish language and literature and the Department of Karelian and Vepssian languages take part in the CentreТs work.
THE CENTREТS GOALS:
Organization of the training-scientific-methodical Centre for developing and establishing international relations, as well as exchanging experience and information in the field of linquistics, forlklore, literature and culture of Northern Europe and Baltic countries;
Joint implementation of research, integration into the modern educational process and ensuring its accessibility;
Organization of specialists training and refresher courses with foreign partners involved, holding international training seminars, schools, etc.
THE CENTREТS OBJECTIVES:
Creation of an international training-scientific-methodical centre to provide co-ordination and exchange of experience in the field of Baltic and Finnish philology and culture;
Co-ordination of the training, scientific and methodical activities, as well as of different curricula and syllabi;
Studying international experience in specialists training and retraining;
Pursuing joint research work;
Exchange of experience and refresher courses for the teaching staff.
THE CENTREТS PARTNERS:
The Centre is developing extensive scientific relations with foreign partners, in Nordic countries, in the first place:
- University of Oulu (Finland), Humanities Department
- University of Oulu (Finland), Finnish and Saam Languages Department
- University of Tampere (Finland), Humanities Department, Journalistic Department
- University of Tromso (Norway), Finnish Language Department
- University of Stockholm (Sweden)
Tamara Ivanovna Starshova,
Director of the Centre,
Dean of the Faculty of Baltic and Finnish Philology and Culture, Head of the Finnish Language and Literature Department, Associate Professor
tel.: +7 (814 2) 55-13-41, +7 (814 2) 55-24-08
fax: +7 (814 2) 71 10 00
Senior Lecturer of the Karelian and Vepssian Languages Department