Study Abroad Programs in Russia

Ranging from language and cultural immersion to business and current events, American Councils study abroad programs allow participants to become deeply acquainted with daily Russian life. Choose from the following programs:

Advanced Russian Language and Area Studies Program (RLASP)

Summary

One of the oldest and most respected overseas Russian immersion programs available to students today, RLASP is designed to improve participants' oral, listening, reading, and writing proficiency in Russian language and to develop their knowledge of Russian history, politics, culture, and society.

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Contemporary Russia

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Designed to give participants new insight into the country today, Contemporary Russia explores regional geopolitical developments and diplomacy, economic and political reforms under Vladimir Putin, the role of the mass media in society, and new cultural phenomena shaping today's Russia.

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Business Russian Language and Internship (BRLI) Program

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Combining intensive business language classes and an internship in Moscow or St. Petersburg, BRLI prepares students to use Russian in the international workplace.

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Russian Heritage Speakers Program

Summary

Customized to the individual needs of each participant, the Russian Heritage Speakers Program serves students who grew up speaking Russian at home or with family and wish to strengthen their language skills.

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