Category Archives: Travel/Study Abroad

Both academic and non-academic opportunities to travel and/or study abroad.

Conference: Energy in Contemporary International Relations (Ukraine)

Deadline for Applications: May 10, 2019

On May 30, a CREEES partner university in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine is hosting a conference on energy policy. They are currently accepting applications for speakers! The topic is ‘Energy Factor in Contemporary International Relations’. Participation would be through Skype.

For more information- see the attached flyer!

Study Abroad: Turkish (Archeology/Cinema/Literature) Summer Schools 2019

Deadline for Applications: May 4, 2019

Archaeology Summer School | Cinema summer school | Turkish Literature Summer School

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Yunus Emre Institute provides full-ride scholarships Turkish Summer School that all students dream of. It offers an exhilarating learning opportunity and Turkish cultural immersion, plus a whole lot of fun.

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Travel: Summer Programs in Moscow (Higher School of Economics)

Deadline for Applications: April 15, 2019

HSE International Summer University in Moscow, REU in math and Russian language intensive course are accepting applications. The Summer U. or REU can be combined with courses of Russian language on various levels, starting from beginners. All courses are taught in English. More courses in various fields, including Russian studies are available via the Summer University websiteContinue reading

Internship: Summer Internships in Russia (Crossroads Eurasia)

Deadline for Applications: Contact Internship Organizer

For any students who are still looking for a summer program, Crossroads Eurasia still has a few spots open in their internship program! Internships take place in Ryazan or Voronezh for 4 or more weeks depending on placement. Students live with a host family and will work with a local partner.

As the regular deadline has already passed, interested students should apply as soon as possible via the website.

Study Abroad: Summer Course on Russian/Soviet Politics (Oxford)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing until Filled or April 15, 2019

Oxford University International Politics Summer School is a two-week program which provides in-depth analysis of key countries in regions outside of Western Europe and North America.  The program includes a daily lecture given by world-renowned academics, and the students study and reside at St Antony’s College, Oxford University’s only college to focus exclusively on international affairs.

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Study Abroad: Hungarian Language and Culture Summer Course (Debrecen, Hungary)

Deadline for Applications: May 21; June 30, 2019

The Debrecen Summer University deals with teaching Hungarian as a foreign language and spreading Hungarian culture. Its aim is to promote a deeper knowledge of the Hungarian language and culture. Teaching a language is inseparable from mediating the cultural values ​​of that nation. The cultural programs are recommended by Debrecen Summer University courses therefore make a significant contribution to the achievement of the primary task of teaching the Hungarian language at the highest possible level. Accordingly, most of the courses also include programs that, besides actively spending leisure time, also serve to familiarize Hungarian culture with the informal form of language learning. 

The age limit for participants is 16 years old.

The Hungarian Language and Culture Summer Course includes intensive language instruction for all levels, cultural excursions, and connections with local students.

Early Bird Discount for the Hungarian Language and Culture Summer Course until 21 May, 2019.

For further information, visit the program website or see the attached flyer!

Nyári magyar nyelv- és kultúrakurzus

 

Study Abroad: Field Archaeology Excavation and Survey (Transylvania)

Deadline: Open until filled

Dacia (i.e. modern historical Transylvania) was, arguably, the most important frontier of the Roman Empire: its gold and silver sustained the collapsing imperial economy for two centuries. However, the “imperial idea” on the Eastern European Provincial frontier was more complex than Rome ever expected it… and it even outlasted the idea of Rome itself. Local Roman Provincial realities, born out of economic, cultural, social and political creolization, constant and dynamic negotiation of power, and shifting populations, have outlived the ideological centers that have claimed historical ownership of these regions, creating their own distinct expressions of identity.

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Lang. Training: Russian for Politics (Riga)

Deadline to Apply: March 29, 2019

Russian Language Academy Durbe, Riga, Latvia

See flyer below about extended deadline for special offer (25% discount on Russian language immersion course and accommodation). Students from the following universities have taken courses at our school: Princeton University, Georgetown University, Boston College, Florida State University, University of Colorado, University of Georgia and some more. At the present time, we also have 4 Boren students at our school, who got a scholarship of 24 – 36 weeks to study Russian.

Course description:
RigaLangAcad-Russian for Politics

Flyer:
RigaLangAcademy-2019-USA-flyer-discount

See US student feedback about their immersion experience in Riga: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKfB-zhclZo&t=310s