Academic Program: “Russian Language and Civilization” Program (St. Petersburg/Moscow, Russia)

Deadline for Applications: February 01, 2017

For students eligible for in-state (TX) tuition.

This 5-week program offers a total immersion learning experience. The program places excursions and cultural outings at the core of the instruction. Students learn on-site the vibrant history, art, and culture of Russia and of its capital. This program will prepare students for study and work in Russia, either introducing them to the language or upgrading their established skills to the intermediate or advanced level. All students will also study major monuments of Russia’s artistic heritage to help them understand the country’s cultural history, ranging all the way from prehistoric roots to the dissolution of the Soviet Empire.


  • RUSS 221: Russian Field Studies I (3 hours)
  • RUSS 222: Russian Field Studies II (3 hours)


  • Minimum 2.0 GPA or instructor permission.
  • Good standing with the University


  • History and Art Museums in Moscow
  • Red Square
  • Trip to Kizhi
  • Trip to Novgorod
  • Visiting Hermitage and Cat

For more information, and to apply, click here.