Russia: Moscow Semester

CCIS Study Abroad in Moscow, Russia

Program Overview

Kremlin from the Moscow River
Photo by: Julia Velkova

Grint Centre for Education and Culture at Moscow University for the Humanities is located in Moscow, a treasure house of Russian culture, featuring numerous art museums, theaters, concert halls, and public libraries. The campus has all the necessary facilities for a fruitful and beneficial study. It is located on a 150-acre site in the Vykhino district, known for its parks and gardens, with easy access from downtown Moscow by subway.

 


Academic Profile

GRINT Centre for Education and Culture in Moscow

 

GRINT Center for Education and Culture at Moscow University for the Humanities

Course Offerings

GRINT Center for Education and Culture program seeks to involve students personally and actively with the Russian people and their language, history, art, and traditions. In addition to a required intensive Russian language course (10.0), which is taught at all levels by highly experienced teachers, students earn up to 16 undergraduate credits. Courses offered: Russia Today, General Survey of Russian History and Lecture Series, Survey of Russian Literature (XIX-XX Centuries), and Survey of Russian Cultural History in Excursions (3.0 semester hours each). In addition to the academic curriculum, internships are open to students at any level of Russian, but some internships do have language requirements. A five-day excursion to St. Petersburg in the middle of the semester is included in the program. The program is open to students at any undergraduate level with a 2.5 GPA.

Academic Highlights

  1. Intensive Russian language classes in a small (4-6 persons) groups.
  2. Lecture courses taught in English
  3. Weekly visits to the best Moscow theaters, concert halls, sport arenas
  4. Weekly field trips and culture visits to the major Moscow places of interest
  5. Comfortable residence halls with Internet access and within 5 minutes distance from the classrooms
  6. Sport facilities including indoor swimming pool located on campus within 5 minutes from the residence halls
  7. Russia at the Crossroads -- Study the politics, culture and history of Russia at the time of parliament and presidential elections 2011/12

 


Activities and Opportunities

Student Life

young women in mid-air jumping in Red SquareStudents are housed in comfortable residence halls with Internet access and within 5 minutes distance from the classrooms. Meal plan includes breakfast + lunch (buffet) on week days. Sport facilities including indoor swimming pool located on campus within 5 minutes from the residence halls. Extensive cultural program includes weekly visits to the best Moscow theaters, concert halls, sport arenas and weekly field trips and culture visits to the major Moscow places of interest. Students can interact with Russian students on campus informally. Note: If you are interested in summer study abroad in Russia, see the list of summer program options.

 

Housing

  1. Residence Halls
  2. Homestay option is available upon request

 


Moscow, Russia Semester Program Details

Duration

Fall: Sept. 2 - December 15, 2013, Sept. 1 - December 14, 2014

Spring: Jan. 13 - April 27, 2014

Application Deadline(s)

Fall: July 15
Spring: November 15

Eligibility Requirements

The program is open to students at any undergraduate level with a 2.5 GPA.

Language

Russian and English

Costs

$8,028 (CCIS members)
$8,328 (non-CCIS members)

Truman requires a $350 deposit, deducted from total amount due, upon acceptance to the program, but does not have an application fee.

Costs Included

Instructional costs abroad, sponsor and CCIS fees, room and 1/2 board in residence hall or home-stay, trip to St. Petersburg or Kazan, weekly theatre, concert or event tickets, visa invitation letter, airport transfers (to/from), cultural excursions, insurance

Costs Not Included

Personal costs, visa, passport, airfare

All costs, fees, and dates are subject to change without notification. Please contact the appropriate individual to verify all costs, fees, and dates for this program.

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Your Adventure in Russia Begins Here

Submit Application Materials To:

Rosa Virginia Mendez

Truman State University 

Center for International Education/Study Abroad
Baldwin Hall 118
Kirksville, MO 63501
(660) 785-4076
(660) 785-7473 (Fax)
rvmendez@truman.edu

How do I apply?

Start the CCIS Study Abroad application process by downloading the forms. To download, right click on the application or recommendation form and click "save as", then save the form to your desktop or downloads. Once you have completed your form, SAVE IT FIRST!!!! DO NOT CLICK "SUBMIT" until you have SAVED your form or the recipient will receive a BLANK form. Once you have saved it, click "submit" and THEN email your completed form as an attachment to the contact email address associated with the program in which you are applying. If for some reason you do not see the email address pop up when you click "submit", then email the application to the program sponsor listed here on this page.

YOU MUST NOTIFY YOUR HOME INSTITUTIONS' STUDY ABROAD OFFICE OR ADVISOR OF YOUR INTENTIONS AND ALSO PROVIDE THEM WITH A COPY OF YOUR APPLICATION. 

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CCIS Online Application & Instructions.

CCIS Online Student Recommendation.

(Students: DO NOT send the student recommendation form to your evaluators as an attachment. Please only send the page URL. The student recommendation form can be found under the "Apply Now" tab.) 

All costs, fees, and dates are subject to change without notification. Please contact the appropriate individual to verify all costs, fees, and dates for this program.