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Academic Prog: Russian Language Training at HSE, Russia

Deadline: Applications are processed on a rolling basis and can be submitted at any time.

HSE Centre of Russian as a Foreign Language

The Russian federal government has selected The Higher School of Economics as a recipient for vastly increased funding to cover student scholarships and heavily subsidized housing for foreign students to study at HSE for summers, semesters, full-year intensive language preparation, or even full-length MA programs (17 in English).

HSE is one of the top universities in Russia and the leader in Eastern Europe and Eurasia in economics and social sciences. Students come from all over the world to study in English or Russian in Bachelor’s, Master’s, and non-degree programs.

The Centre for Russian as a Foreign Language offers language instruction courses at all levels, along with a wide selection of electives, in eight-week long modules. Specialized intensive programs are also offered: the six-month Foundation Course prepares international students to study in Russian-taught full-degree programs and the 10-week Intensive Summer Language School helps intermediate and advanced speakers to strengthen their command of the language.

Please see attached pdf for more information.

 

Academic Prog: English-Taught Undergrad Programs at HSE (Moscow)

Deadline: July 25

English-Taught Undergraduate Programs at HSE

View brochure for prospective students!

The Russian federal government has selected The Higher School of Economics as a recipient for vastly increased funding to cover student scholarships and heavily subsidized housing for foreign students to study at HSE for summers, semesters, full-year intensive language preparation, or even full-length MA programs (17 in English). Continue reading

Academic Prog: Summer University at HSE

Deadline: May 10

International Summer University at HSE

Open to students at all levels from all academic fields, Summer University offers a broad interdisciplinary selection of English-taught courses in areas including history, politics, economics, culture, and computer science. Students can elect to take Russian language lessons as part of their studies and have the opportunity to spend one week at HSE’s St. Petersburg campus.

For more information, please see attached pdf or website.

 

Academic Prog: Semester in Moscow at HSE

Fall 2015 deadline: May 30

Spring 2016 deadline: September 30

Summer in Moscow Program

The HSE invites international students who are currently enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs in their home universities to take part in its Semester in Moscow program. Students will have the opportunity to create their own curriculum drawn from a wide array of courses offered by the National Research University – Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia.

Please see attached PDF and website for more information.

Academic Prog: Preparatory Year at HSE, Russia

Deadline (scholarship): May 15

Deadline (regular): August 15

Preparatory Year

HSE’s Preparatory Year prepares students who have little or no knowledge of Russian language with the necessary skills to enter into Russian-taught Bachelor’s and Master’s programs. Students choose a specific track depending on the field they intend to pursue a degree in:

  • Social and Economic Sciences (Russian language, English language, Mathematics, Social Studies)
  • Social Sciences and Humanities (Russian language, English language, History, Social Studies)
  • Technical Sciences (Russian language, English language, Mathematics, Physics/Computer Science)

Grad Prog: English-taught Master’s Programs at HSE, Russia

Deadline (scholarship): May 15

Deadline (general): July 15

English-taught Graduate Programs at Higher School of Economics in Russia

HSE offers more English-language Master’s degrees than any other university in Russia!

Please see website for full list of programs

 

 

Academic Prog: Semester in St. Petersburg

Fall 2015 deadline: May 15

Spring 2015 deadline: October 15

Semester in St. Petersburg

Spend a semester abroad in Russia’s northern capital and take English- or Russian-taught courses at HSE-St. Petersburg. Students can also take courses from Informal Russia, an inter-department cross-cultural program devoted to contemporary Russia, including topics from political development and business communication to youth culture and social entrepreneurship.

For more information, please see the following website.

Job: GSC Hiring Students for 2015-2016

Deadline: May 7, 2015

The Gender and Sexuality Center is seeking a reliable, dedicated self-starter to work our office. The mission of the Gender and Sexuality Center is to provide opportunities for all members of the UT Austin community to explore, organize, and promote learning around issues of gender and sexuality. The center also facilitates a greater responsiveness to the needs of women and the LGBTQ communities through education, outreach and advocacy.

The GSC also provides assistance to students achieving their professional, educational, and personal goals.

GSC staff must be able to work with people from diverse backgrounds. Ideal candidates will have a commitment to actively creating a welcoming environment for all women and LGBT students, including, but not limited to women and LGBT students who face additional challenges due to their race, nationality, gender identity and expression, class, sexual identity, religion, age, and physical or mental ability.

Students are encouraged to take and share leadership roles, recognize hidden talents, think critically, challenge assumptions, develop their individual identities and goals, initiate new activities, and define their own experiences. See application for more information.

Students must be available for mandatory GSC Orientation on August 25th & August 26th, 2015

Indiana University Summer Language Workshop

Deadline: May 1, 2015

Indiana University Summer Language Workshop

IU’s SWEEEL takes place​ on the Bloomington campus​ for intensive study of Bosnian/​Croatian/​Serbian, Hungarian, Persian, Russian, Turkish, Turkmen, and Ukrainian.

  • All students pay in-state tuition and earn 6-10 transferable credits
  • Classes will be held June 8 – July 1, 2015
  • 4- and 5-week options are available for Russian (ending on July 2)
  • Applications will be accepted until May 1, 2015.

See http://www.indiana.edu/~swseel  for more information and to apply. Those interested in applying after the May 1 deadline should contact Workshop staff.

Questions? Please contact swseel@indiana.edu or 812-855-2889.

Job: Graduate Assistantship with UT International Office

Deadline: May 1, 2015

Description: The UT International Office is seeking a Graduate Assistant to support its Summer 2015 immersion program for visiting university students from China. These programs (the U.S. Academic Culture & Immersion Program (ACIP)) and the U.S. Sports & Culture Immersion Program (SCIP)) aim to provide participants with a vibrant academic and cultural experience.

How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter to zsimon@austin.utexas.edu by May 1, 2015.

Please see attached PDF for more information.