Man op het Rode plein in Rusland
Man op het Rode plein in Rusland

Language course Russian for very advanced students (halfway to C1)

Can you already hold conversations on a range of topics, formulate your opinions effectively and understand the main ideas of complex texts, including abstract topics? Do you want to take your Russian language skills to an even higher level? Then follow the Learning Russian halfway to C1 course.


    After this Russian language course you will be able to:

    • Understand long speeches, TV programmes and films without too much effort.
    • Understand long, complex factual and literary texts, and appreciate the use of different styles.
    • Understand specialised articles and lengthy technical instructions.
    • Provide clear, detailed descriptions on complex topics. Express yourself fluently and spontaneously, using the language flexibly and effectively for both social and professional purposes.

    The emphasis is on oral communication. You will also learn more about Russian culture. You will receive a certificate from Radboud in’to Languages if you attend 80% of the classes. 

    This course will help you on your way to language level C1.

    Why take a group course at In’to?

    • Small groups (max. 18 participants)
    • Lots of interaction and personal feedback
    • Fast-paced with quick results
    • Comprehensive digital learning environment
    • Our teachers are rated 8.8!

    Would you prefer individual classes, or a shorter, more intensive course? Check out our tailor-made courses.

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    Starting date

    30 September 2024, 7:45 pm
    This course ends on 25 November 2024. Each session takes 1.5 hours.
    50% (studenten RU), 10% (medewerkers en alumni RU & Radboudumc; studenten en medewerkers WUR)
    Educational method
    Combination of on-site and online
    Main Language
    Number of sessions
    Maximum number of participants


    Type of education
    Very advanced

    Contact information

    Do you have a question? Or would you like to discuss which course best suits your needs and starting level? Feel free to contact us. We are happy to help you out.

    Contact us

    024 - 361 21 59
    info [at] (info[at]into[dot]ru[dot]nl)

    This course takes place from 30 September until 25 November 2024. There is no class in the week of 21 October because of the Autumn Break.

    Class day and time: Mondays from 7.45 - 9.15 pm 
    Number of participants: min. 6 - max. 16

    There will be eight meetings:
    - 5 online meetings (2, 3, 4, 6 and 7) and
    - 3 on-site meetings (1, 5 and 8).

    Approach and content

    Russian is spoken as much as possible during classes, with Dutch as the supporting language. This means you cannot take this course if you do not speak Dutch.

    You should count on about three to four hours of individual study per week.

    What do the classes cover?

    • You will learn to have spontaneous conversations about a problematic topic
    • You will learn to express yourself fluently and spontaneously and use language flexibly for social purposes
    • You will learn to write clear, structured texts and explain specific perspectives in detail, and present these texts and initiate discussions
    • You will learn how to argue in a debate
    • You will be introduced to using slang and jargon

    Course material

    Materials will be made available online.


    • Regular fee: € 319,-
    • RU students: € 159.50 (50% discount)
    • RU and Radboudumc staff & alumni: € 287.10 (10% discount)
    • WUR staff & alumni: € 287.10 (10% discount)

    Determine your level with a free intake

    If you did not complete the previous level with us, a free telephone intake prior to registration is mandatory.

    Schedule your intake assessment

    Do you not see any available timeslots, or is there no time that suits you? New intake times will come online from 1 August. Please indicate via the contact form what you would like an intake for, and you will be notified as soon as you can register for the new intake moments.


    Register now

    This course starts every year in January/February, April/May and October. If you would like to take this course, but is it fully booked or your desired start date has not yet been listed, let us know that you would like to be kept informed, and we will let you know when you can sign up for new dates.