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Marina V. Tsvetkova

  • Marina V. Tsvetkova has been at HSE University since 2011.

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 2011
  • 2004

    Doctor of Sciences*

  • 1996
    Associate Professor
  • 1984

    Lomonosov Moscow State University

* Doctor of Sciences
A post-doctoral degree called Doctor of Sciences is given to reflect second advanced research qualifications or higher doctorates in ISCED 2011.

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience

1994 -  iternship in Wolfson College (Oxford University)

2000 - iternship in Wolfson College (Oxford University)

2013 - iternship at the University of São Paulo, Brazil

Awards and Accomplishments

  • In 2003  was included into the book One Thousand Great Intellectuals, published by the International Biographic Centre (Cambridge)

  • Best Teacher – 2019, 2017

Courses (2021/2022)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2017/2018)


  • 2022
    The Anglo-Russian Research Network Conference (Эксетер). Presentation: Russian Pratchett. What is he Like?
  • Опыты чтения (Нижний Новгород). Presentation: Mission Impossible. Ещё раз о поэтическом переводе.
  • 2018
    «Вариативность и стандартизация языкового образования в неязыковом вузе» (Нижний Новгород). Presentation: Преподавание межкультурной коммуникации в межкультурной аудитории
  • 2014
    Скребневские чтения (Нижний Новгород). Presentation: Тара Бёрджин - Марина Цветаева. Русская тема в ирландской поэзии.


Employment history

1989-2011 - Nizhny Novgorod Linguistic Dobrolubov University 

2011- until now - National Research University Higher School of Economics in Nizhny Novgorod

Guest lectures abroad:

Lecture The Poetry of Philip Larkin and Ted Hughes 3.05. 2006 English Department, Jan Dlugosz University in Czestochowa(in English)

Seminar Intercultural Connections: Russian Literature in Ireland co-taught with associate professor Munira H. École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris (in English) 20.05.2012

Lecture Russian Values and Attitudes 5.03.2013 Department of Modern Letters, University of San-Paolo (in Russian)

Invited professor:

Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil, 2013;

Université Polytechnique Hauts-de-France, France, 2015, 2017;

Università degli Studi di Bergamo, Italy, 2016;

Membership in organizations



  • The ESSE bursary  – 2008
  • The grant of Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst  (DAAD) – 2010
  • The grant for iternship at the University os San Paolo, Brasil (natioal Research University Higher School of Economics)  - 2013


Currently teaches courses

  • Research Seminar Semiotics of  Complex Multimedia Texts (master’s programme in Applied Mathematics and Informatics in  HSE Nizhny Novgorod ; specialization  Computational Linguistics; 1st year, modules 3,4)
  • Theory of Intercultural Communication (master’s programme in Applied Mathematics and Informatics in  HSE Nizhny Novgorod ; specialization  Mathematical Modeling ; 1st year, module 1)
  • Theory of Intercultural Communication (master’s programme in Applied Mathematics and Informatics in  HSE Nizhny Novgorod ; specialization  Computational Linguistics; 1st year, module 1)
  • Intercultural Business Comunications (bachelor's programme in Applied Mathematics and Informatics in HSE Nizhny Novgorod, module 3, 4)


participation in organizations

Timetable for today

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‘What International Students Need to Bring with Them Is Courage and Curiosity’

‘I started learning Russian in Italy. I’ve lived in Moscow and St. Petersburg, but came to Nizhny Novgorod to learn Russian in “real” Russia and become an international journalist’: Alessandro Caglio, first-cohort graduate of the Master’s programme ‘Literature and Media’, speaks about intercultural communications, hypertext novels, and the Russian winter.

'Russian School Abroad' - Series of Events for Teachers of Russian Schools in USA

From October 9 to October 16, 2018, HSE University together with Rossotrudnichestvo will hold a series of events for teachers of Russian schools in the United States.
The events will be held in Washington (DC), Portland (Oregon), and Sacramento (California).

Brazil is Coming Closer

On January 17, 2014, Elena Vasina, Director of the Translation Centre at the University of Sao Paulo will read a lecture on ‘Brazil: Politics, Culture, Language’ at the HSE in Nizhny Novgorod. The lecture is happening as part of the cooperation agreement between the two universities, signed in October 2013.