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Russian in Moscow

Location

Moscow, Russia

Program Description

If you want to come to Russia to learn the Russian language, Moscow is the ideal place: Moscow is the center of Russian business, economic and cultural life. You will have the opportunity to communicate with native speakers and choose between a wide variety of cultural activities and places of interest, such as theaters, galleries, museums, shopping centers, etc. Moscow is the heart of the international community of Russia and the school is located in a quiet picturesque place, 5-10 minutes by foot from the Kremlin. It is a unique opportunity to study Russian of any level in Moscow. You will be immersed into the Russian language and culture. There will be educational excursions such as the Moscow City Tour, a tour of the Territory and Cathedrals of Moscow Kremlin, Red Square and the famous Armory Museums, Novodevichiy Monastery, cathedrals, churches and more!

Instructional methods include lectures, guided tours, field work, journal assignments and/or papers, tests and exams.

Teachers of Russian are highly qualified specialists in teaching Russian as a foreign language both at Moscow State University and Pushkin State Russian Language Institute.

Location Description

Our school, Center for Russian Language and Culture is located in Moscow, Russia, on the Old Arbat street, a unique place in the heart of Moscow, only 5 min on foot from the metro station Arbatskaya. The school is located in the historical and business center of Moscow, close to the Kremlin and other attractions, as well as to the embassies, business centers and the offices of international companies.

  • Moscow is the center of Russian business, economical and cultural life. It also has a thriving international community.

  • Communication with native speakers

  • A wide choice of cultural activities: places of interest, theaters, galleries, museums, shopping centers, etc.

Director

Elena Gopienko-Corbin | gopienex@jmu.edu | Russian, Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Accommodations

Students will live in one of the dorms of Moscow State University. Each student will have his own room and share bathroom with a suite mate.

Students will be allocated a weekly meal stipend that will cover approximately 14 meals for week.

Additional Items to Consider

Students will need visas to enter Russia and the director of the program will assist with the process.

The program will provide cell phones.

There will be internet access in dormitories.

Students are able to take a Russian class at any level for a total of 6 credit hours.

This program is targeted toward junior and senior level students minoring in Russian or programs which require foreign language.

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Applicant Criteria

Applicants must have a GPA minimum of 2.0

Application Process

This list serves as an application preview. To apply, students will need to complete the following:

  • Study Abroad Online Application ($25 fee)
  • Short essay 
  • Interview may be required by the Program Director
  • Official transcript required for non-JMU and first semester transfer students.

Further details and instructions about these application requirements will be available upon log-in. 

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Application Deadline

Dates


All dates are tentative and subject to change

Courses

RUS 102: Elementary Russian II (3 credits)

RUS 111: Intensive Russian I (6 credits)

RUS 212: Intensive Russian II (6 credits)

RUS 232: Intermediate Russian II (3 credits)

RUS 300: Grammar and Communication (3 credits)

Courses listed here are to be used as a general guideline for program curriculum. *All courses are considered pending until approved by the Academic Department, Program, and/or College.

Cost

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