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  • Locations: Moscow, Russia; Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: American Councils (ACTR) 
  • Restrictions: CMC applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 09/26/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
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Housing: Home Stay, On Campus Residence Hall Language Pre-Requisites: Russian 22
Language of Instruction: Russian CMC GPA Requirement: 9.0 for Fall Study and 8.5 for Spring Study
Program GPA Requirement: Must meet CMC minimum GPA Internships Available: Internships are not offered on this program.
Class Status: Junior, Senior Subjects Offered: Culture, History, International Studies, Mass Communications, Political Science, Russian, Russian Literature, Russian Studies
On-site semester-long required language course: Russian Additional Pre-Requisites: none
Program Description:
RLASP serves both graduate and undergraduate students as well as working professionals. The academic year, semester, and summer programs provide approximately 20 hours per week of in-class instruction in Russian grammar, phonetics, conversation, and cultural studies in Russia or Kazakhstan. Program features include homestays, weekly excursions, travel to other regions of Russia/Kazakhstan, conversation partners, and a wide range of opportunities to pursue internships, volunteering, hobbies, and personal interests in a Russian-language context. Credit for area studies coursework is offered in such subjects as literature and history, political science, and contemporary society. All courses are taught in Russian by expert faculty with experience teaching foreign students.

Open to undergraduates, graduate students, and working professionals who have completed at least two semesters of college-level Russian instruction or the equivalent. Minimum GPA of 2.7; Applicants must be at least 18 years old by the application deadline.