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Svetlana Victorovna Bogolepova

  • Svetlana Victorovna Bogolepova has been at HSE University since 2013.

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 2023
    Associate Professor
  • 2018

    Master's in Management in Higher Education
    HSE University

  • 2012

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Language Theory
    Institute of Linguistics of the Russian Academy of Sciences

  • 2003

    Degree in Physics, with additional degree in Philology
    Moscow State Pedagogical University

* 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

August 2019 - June 2020 - Academic Writing Center School of Trainers, 72 hs 

June 2020 - Language Assessment for Interdisciplinary Purposes course, 45 h. interdisciplinary_assessment (JPG, 979 Кб)

June 2017 - IV International Summer School "Theory and Practice of Test Design in Psychology and Education", Evidence-Centered Design track, HSE  testing_school_2017 (PDF, 554 Кб)

August - September 2016 - "Teaching EFL/ ESL Reading: A Task-Based Approach", University of London, Coursera  TBL (PDF, 191 Кб)

October 2015 - April 2016 - "Understanding Research and Academic Writing" online course (144 hours)  URAW_certificate (PDF, 224 Кб)

June 2015 - II International summer School "Theory and Practice of Test Development in Psychology and Education", NRU HSE

May 2015 - "University Teaching 101" online course, Johns Hopkins University; Coursera

June-August 2014 - online “Assessment: Summative and Formative Practices in Language Learning and Teaching" course with the American English Institute in the Linguistics Department at the University of Oregon (US Department of State scholarship)

June - July 2014 - "Foundations of Teaching for Learning 6: Introduction to Student Assessment" online course, the Commonwealth Education Trust; Coursera (with distinction)

June, 17 -20 2014 - "Assessment basics" course, HSE, Moscow

June-July 2014 - "Understanding Research" online course, University of London, Coursera

May-June 2014 - "Shaping The Way We Teach English 2: Paths To Success In ELT" online course; US Department of State, University of Oregon; Coursera (with distinction)

January-May 2013 - "Certificate in Secondary Language Teaching" course, British Council, Moscow

August-October 2012 - «Teаch Essentials Online», Intel

2012 – «Primary Essentials», British Council, Moscow

2011 - "Learning Technologies for the Classroom", British Council, Moscow

Internationally recognised certificates

Cambridge English Level 3 Certificate in ESOL International (Proficiency) - 2015  CPE (PDF, 331 Кб)
Cambridge Teacher Knowledge Test (TKT, Module 1, 2, 3 - 2010; Young Learners - 2011)

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - 8.5 (2022)

Other expertise

Materials development for the National Unified Examination in the English language

Member of the Personnel Committee of School of Foreign Languages

Project group leader: Teaching Languages and Cultures in a Digital Environment in University Context: Experiences, Challenges, Perspectives

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)



  • 2021

    HSE LED Conference (Москва). Presentation: Integration of an LMOOC into a university language course: Analysis of efficiency and students’ perceptions

  • 2017
    XXIII NATE-Russia International Convention and English LAnguage EXPO (Москва). Presentation: Language assessment: Which task to choose?
  • The Magic of Innovation: New Dimensions in Linguistics and Foreign Language Teaching (Москва). Presentation: Оценка достижений в контексте компетентностной парадигмы образования
  • III Международная научно-практическая конференция "Стратегии межкультурной коммуникации в современном мире: культура, образование, политика" (Москва). Presentation: Оценка как интегральная часть курса иностранного языка
  • 4th International Conference on ESP/EAP/EMI in the Context of Higher Education Internationalization (Москва). Presentation: EAP assessment: Challenges and Trends

  • 2016
    VII Международная научно-практическая конференция "Информационно-коммуникационные технологии в лингвистике, лингводидактике и межкультурной коммуникации (Москва). Presentation: Blended learning: What goes online and what stays in the classroom?
  • XXII NATE-Russia International Conference "The Evolving Roles of the Modern Language Teacher" (Cмоленск). Presentation: University language teacher competencies: An ideal to strive for?
  • 2015
    III Всероссийская научная интернет-конференция «Проблемы коммуникации в современном поликультурном мире: этнопсихолингвистический анализ» (Москва). Presentation: Использование лексического подхода в университетском курсе английского языка
  • E-merging Forum 5 (Москва). Presentation: Teaching Grammar Today: What Modern Teaching Approaches Say
  • I международная научно-практическая конференция «Иностранные языки в науке и образовании: проблемы и перспективы» (Москва). Presentation: Developing an EAP textbook: process or product?
  • Английский для специальных/академических целей и англоязычная среда обучения в контексте интернационализации высшего образования (Москва). Presentation: Bringing learner-centeredness to EAP: an “English for Academics” experience
  • 2014
    II Всероссийская (с международным участием) научная итернет-конференция "Проблемы коммуникации в современном поликультурном мире: этнопсихолингвистический анализ" (Москва). Presentation: Тело человека в русском языковом сознании
  • 1st International Conference "The English Language as a Means of Creating the Common Scientific Environment" (Москва). Presentation: English for Academics: Encouraging Russian Academics to Communicate Internationally
  • XXI Международная научная конференция студентов, аспирантов и молодых ученых "Ломоносов-2014" (Москва). Presentation: Принципы обучения академическому письму в контексте российского университета
  • Формирование культурной и языковой компетентности в процессе изучения иностранного языка. Интернет и изучение иностранного языка (Москва). Presentation: Развитие стратегической компетенции в курсе английского языка для академических целей
  • 2013
    VII Международная научно-практическая конференция "Учитель, ученик, учебник" (Москва). Presentation: Teaching Academic Writing: Approaches and Outcomes
  • 2012
    18th NATE-Russia International Annual Conference "Rivers of Language, Rivers of Learning" (Ярославль). Presentation: Developing Prediction Skills with Technology
  • E-merging forum (Москва). Presentation: Teaching Reading: Bringing Different Approaches Together
  • 2011
    Вторая конференция MELTA (Москва). Presentation: Human Body: How The English And The Russian Perceive It
  • Международная научная конференция «Жизнь языка в культуре и социуме–2» (Москва). Presentation: Части тела в русском и английском языках: сопоставительный психолингвистический анализ средств описания и ассоциативных полей
  • XVIII Международная научная конференция студентов, аспирантов и молодых ученых "Ломоносов" (Москва). Presentation: Сравнительный анализ ассоциативных полей слов-названий частей тела в русском и английском языках
  • 2009
    XVI Международный симпозиум по психолингвистике и теории коммуникации "Психолингвистика в XXI веке: результаты, проблемы, перспективы" (г.Москва). Presentation: Сопоставительный анализ определений, описывающих части тела в русском и английском языках

Employment history

07.2015 - up to now - Associate Professor at National Research University Higher School of Economics, School of Foreign Languages

201306.2015 - Senior Teacher at National Research University Higher School of Economics, Department of the English Language 

2005 - 2012 - Instructor at Moscow Pedagogical State University

Timetable for today

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The “D” in IMDaD: Building a strong Discussion

Which section of a research article is the most challenging to write? Many authors would argue that it’s Discussion. How to give an effective and concise overview of your research and set it in a wider context?

‘A Creative Event that Makes Us Happier’

Decemberfest is an annual festival for first-year students, teachers, and applicants of the HSE School of Foreign Languages. The school currently offers courses in nine foreign languages: German, Spanish, French, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Dutch, Turkish, and Hebrew.

Where Languages and Cultures Meet

The Bachelor’s in Foreign Languages and Intercultural Communication combines traditional approaches to foreign language teaching with innovative educational practices. The programme has attracted a lot of international students thanks to the opportunity to enrol in the English track and study all its courses in English. Farangiz Djuraeva from Uzbekistan and Adila Ulfia Maula Tontowi from Indonesia shared their impressions with the HSE News Service.

HSE University Teaches Languages As a System, an Instrument of Communication, And As a Reflection of Culture

The Bachelor’s programme in Foreign Languages and Intercultural Communications, offered by the HSE Faculty of Humanities, is popular not only with Russian and international applicants alike. The programme helps students develop a broad outlook, as well as their communicative and analytical skills. The curriculum focuses on language teaching, translation and interpreting, intercultural business communication, and text creation. In an interview with HSE News Service, two international students talk about what attracted them to the programme and what they like about their studies, HSE University, and Moscow.