Internationalization and globalization are the key requirements to higher education now. Russia is now an active player in the world, it is involved in the integration processes in different fields including first of all the field of higher education. The integration of university students and lecturers into international educational programs becomes more and more popular in Russia. It means, first of all, academic exchange projects with native speakers of European languages working in Russia as teachers, research with Russian students and lecturers taking part in international academic conferences, joint research with foreign universities, short-term study tours and long-term ones. All such measures may make Russian higher education develop to the new level, meet the requirements of all international standards. This article considers one of such international projects in the field of higher education: "Xplore Russia", a joint Russian-Austrian project. This project is a mean for practical intercultural education for the linguistic students (both future bachelors and masters) of the Ural Federal University. The "Xplore Russia" project is aimed to train the intercultural communication skills for the students; moreover, it is also a mean to strengthen the intercultural collaboration ties in the field of higher education. As a result of the project, it was concluded that the participation of students in such projects can play a crucial role in the development of intercultural foreign language skills of students-linguists.
|投稿的翻译标题||The practical means of intercultural education for linguistic students: the "Xplore Russia" joint Russian-Austrian project|
|州||Published - 2016|
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