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Svetlana Suchkova

  • Head of Unit:Office of Academic Development / Development of Academic Competences Unit
  • Svetlana Suchkova has been at HSE since 2016.


- coordinates the activities of Academic Writing Centre (AWC)

- monitors the quality of AWC services

- runs courses and seminars

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 2001
    Associate Professor
  • 1998

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD)

  • 1985

    Degree in English and German Languages
    Kuibyshev Teacher Training Institute

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience

2001-2003 - Trainer certificates of the British Council, Moscow; Moscow-Plymouth; Samara-OSI New York

2005 - Online course Integrating the Internet into the Classroom, AES, Lewis&Clark College, Oregon, USA

July 2010 - EF International School of English, Cambridge, UK, Course Certificate, EFCELT level C2 (Council of Europe)

January 2014 - British Council trainer certificate

2014 - 8-week online course ColWri2.2x: Principles of Written English, edX, Berkeley University, USA

2014 - 8-week online course UWashingtonX: COMM220UWx: Introduction to Public Speaking, University of Washington, USA

April-July, 2015 - 60-hour online course Teaching English for Academic Purposes, NILE, UK

2015-2016  - 20-week online CertICT course, Trinity College, London, UK 

2016 - Coursera course Scholarly Communication, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

2016 - International Visitor Leadership Program, US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, “Developing Academic Writing Centers: A Project for Russia"


- Giving Lectures in English

- Writing for Publication

- Academic Writing for Postgraduates