The students of Petrozavodsk University will be extra paid for studying of the Karelian and Veps languages

Since september of this year, the students-philologists from Petrozavodsk State University who learn national languages – Veps and Karelian, will receive three thousand rubles in addition to a grant, "Stolitsa-na-Onego" reports. According to the vice rector on pre-university and professional orientation work of higher education institution Anatoly Lopukhi, the students of 1-4 courses will receive the payments .

Thus progress will be considered too. "We have to keep languages, culture of our native land – Karelia. The additional grant becomes a good encouragement and incentive for successful studying of languages by students. Such decision was made on Petrgu's Academic council", - the vice rector explained.