It’s not the sort of thing one sees on the curriculum at the Open University but students in Moldova are being offered classes teaching them oral sex.
Student Ruth Seleznyova, 23, is among those who signed up for the extraordinary course in Kishinau.
“I learned a lot,” she said. “Why not teach people how to pleasure their men? I think it is a good idea.”
Nicknamed the ‘blowjob academy’ by locals, the classes are conducted by psychologists and sociologists all younger than 45 teaching groups of 14.
The classes are offered by an organization from Russia and cost 50 pounds for three and-a-half hours. Those who want to remain totally anonymous can get a personal training which costs 200 pounds.
Organizers say that women aged between 25 and 45 are the most frequent customers. Seventy per cent of them pay for the course with their own money and the rest of them say their partners pay.
Women can learn “the art of oral sex” and other tricks to improve their sex life. Only women older than 18 are allowed.
Besides oral sex classes, there are also erotic massage lessons. For them, clients are provided with mats, cushions and blankets.
For the oral sex classes women sit on desks facing a mirror and practice with dildos.
Organizers say the number of women who want to attend these classes is high. Men are strictly forbidden as is talking on the phone or using cameras.
Polyana Meskya, 33, who attended the course, said: “I went with a couple of friends and we had a great laugh. We didn’t take it too seriously.”