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Study Abroad: International Politics Summer School 2018 (U. of Oxford)

Deadline for Applications: April 15, 2018


A two-week residential summer school tackling the vital issues that shape politics in the modern world with a regional focus.

  • Providing in depth analysis of key countries in regions outside of Western Europe and North America – Africa, East Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and Russia and the Former Soviet Union.
  • Including a daily lecture programme given by world-renowned academics.
  • Giving the opportunity to study at St Antony’s College, Oxford University’s only college to focus exclusively on international affairs.
  • Offering a partial scholarship to offset course fees.

The academic programme consists of

  • small seminar groups with a specialist tutor, which enable participants to study their subject in meaningful detail;
  • a daily lecture programme given by world-renowned academics and best-selling authors: previous lecturers have included Archie BrownMargaret MacmillanRosemary FootAnand MenonLaurence Whitehead, and Rana Mitter;
  • lively daily discussion groups led by current Oxford University doctoral students.

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Study Abroad: Summer University (HSE)

Deadline for Applications: April 08, 2018

No matter why you are interested in Russia–whether it’s Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment, Mussorgsky’s operas, current political affairs, or the Russian language – if you are considering studying abroad during the summer of 2018, the Higher School of Economics in Moscow offers study programs that fit almost any interest: the Summer University with an optional Russian as a foreign language class, or the Intensive Russian Language Program. Studying just a few blocks away from Red Square, with endless coffee shops and eateries, nice weather, affordable entertainment and travel in a well-connected city that is at once ancient and modern, global and historical, expansive and safe will make your summer at HSE Moscow an unforgettable experience.

Summer University

Summer University at the Higher School of Economics is a great opportunity to combine a rich study program

with cultural immersion and social networking. All courses are taught in English, and participants are free to

choose among any courses being offered in the following fields:

Russian Studies

Politics & International Relations

Economics & Management

Computer Science & Math

Culture & History

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Study Abroad: Armenian Studies Summer School (Yerevan)

Deadline for application: April 20, 2018

Armenian Studies Summer School, from 29 Jul – 18 Aug, 2018 in Yerevan, Armenia.

This 21 day long summer school program offers participants the chance to master skills in written and oral modern Armenian, reading and interpreting Armenian texts from different historical periods, as well as rapidly deepening their knowledge in colloquial Armenian.

During the summer school, two cultural trips will be offered, which will transform students’ stay in Armenia into an unforgettable, academically oriented experience.

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Language Training: Russian Studies Workshop (Indiana U.)

Deadline for applications: April 20, 2018

With the generous support of a major grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Russian Studies Workshop (RSW) at Indiana University (IU) is offering awards of up to $6500 to cover tuition/mandatory fees (approximately $3000), and living costs to eligible students who enroll in a 6-credit graduate Russian course in the IU Summer Language Workshop (SLW) during the Summer 2018 session.

Eligibility: Students who: 1) are entering a PhD program in a social science discipline at a US university in Fall 2018 or are currently enrolled in their first year of a PhD program in a social science discipline at a US university; and 2) intend to study Russian at any level in SLW from May 29 (1st-Year, 2nd-year)/June 4 (3rd-Year through 6th-Year) to July 27, 2018.

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