Russian Language Courses

Russian Summer Pre-Session Intensive

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All students will take a Russian Written and Oral Communication Course, for a total of 3 ECTS. Students will be placed in beginning, intermediate, or advanced level courses. Syllabi are available for transferring credits to home institutions. Our programs are taught by outstanding local professors from the Contemporary Russian Language Center of the Institute for Social Sciences.
Weekly co-curricular activities to enrich cultural immersion in Russia and to better understand the culture in the context of coursework. Students will have the opportunity to visit many influential sites, learn about the country's unique history, and become immersed in Russian culture.
We offer a unique Program that helps students greatly improve their oral and written communicative abilities in Russian in just five weeks. Students will study at RANEPA main campus, located 20 minutes from Moscow City Center.

Application deadline: June 1, 2018
Duration: July, 23 — August 26, 2018
Arrival: July 22, 2018
Departure: August 26, 2018
Inherent to international travel and extended stays in other countries is the constant possibility of changing circumstances. Circumstances may change as a result of changing conditions in the United States, in Russia and/or the host institution. As a result, ISS reserves the right to change the program’s requirements, activities, and educational and non-educational programs offered. ISS RANEPA further reserves the right to make any changes to the program to ensure the safety of its participants and staff. In the event of any changes, no reimbursements will be made after June 20.

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Includes tuition and fees, transfer to and from the airport, books and supplies, twin accommodation, cultural activities and transcript of records. Please note that the program fee does not include the cost of travel to and from Moscow and medical insurance. Participants are expected to make their own travel arrangements.

Students will be responsible for additional costs not specifically mentioned above including airfare, some meals during field trips, and personal expenses. These additional expenses are estimated to total approximately $700 to $1,500: (airfare) plus ($200-$400 additional expenses).


1900 Per year

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