Deadline: July 31, 2023; December 1, 2023
Learn Russian in the European Union (Daugavpils, Latvia) is accepting applications for the following in-person undergraduate Russian study abroad programs hosted at Daugavpils University.
– 2023 Fall semester;
– 2024 Winter;
– 2024 Spring semester.
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Deadline: May 1, 2023
This is a reminder that a few seats are still available in the 2023 Summer Russian Language and Area Studies Program provided by Learn Russian in the European Union in Daugavpils, Latvia.
This program is based upon our experience in providing highly successful summer programs for universities, federal service academies, Project GO, and other institutional customers from the USA and Europe. The program will be hosted at Daugavpils University.
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Deadline: May 1, 2023
Call for Participation for the International Summer School “The Struggle for Attention in Public Sphere. A Perspective of Critical Phenomenology”, July 23 – 29, 2023, University of Dresden (Germany), organized by Professor Klavdia Smola, Dr. Tatiana Vaizer, and Dr. Annelie Bachmaier.
About the Summer School
In our summer school we understand the public sphere as a public space (or spaces) where socially, culturally and politically meaningful events and processes take place. But what makes them „meaningful“? And what makes them „public“? In order to produce a meaningful event or an action, do we need attract the attention of the public to this event or action? Why do we consider some events as meaningful and leave others aside as insignificant? How is attention distributed and redistributed in the public sphere and what instances are responsible for that? In what cases do we become hostages of the economics of attention and how does paying attention to some things and not paying it to others form our identity?
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Deadline: May 1, 2023
Learn Russian in the European Union is accepting applications for the 2023 Summer Russian Language and Area Studies Program in Daugavpils, Latvia.
This program is based upon our experience in providing successful summer programs for universities, federal service academies, Project GO, and other institutional customers from the USA and Europe. The program will be hosted at Daugavpils University.
The Summer Russian Language and Area Studies Program will help student boost practical communication skills and confidence in using the language, extend active vocabulary, refine grammar, and explore Russian and Baltic culture, history, traditions, and lifestyle.
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Deadline: April 11, 2023
The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) fellowship program provides opportunities for doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies. The program is designed to deepen research knowledge and increase the study of modern foreign languages, cultural engagement, and area studies not generally included in U.S. curricula.
Students may request funding to support overseas research for a period of no less than six months and no more than 12 months. Funds support travel expenses to and from the residence of the fellow and the country or countries of research; maintenance and dependent allowances based on the location of research for the fellow and his or her dependent(s); an allowance for research-related expenses overseas; and health and accident insurance premiums. Projects may focus on one or more of the following geographic areas: Africa, East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands, South Asia, the Near East, Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia, and the Western Hemisphere (excluding the United States and its territories).
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Deadline: February 15, 2023
American Councils for International Education is pleased to announce that its Russian Language and Area Studies Program (RLASP) will also be offered for summer study in Tbilisi, Georgia beginning in 2023. For more than 40 years, American Councils programs have provided U.S. students of Russian unique opportunities to engage with the Russian speaking world through intensive study and cultural immersion designed to produce measurable gains in language proficiency and cultural understanding.
The program provides approximately 20 hours per week of intensive Russian language instruction, housing with Russian speaking host families, practice with conversation partners, weekly cultural activities, extended group travel to explore Georgia, and a rich array of opportunities to engage with the host country culture through extracurricular and volunteer activities. A fully trained U.S. Resident Director provides ongoing logistical support and assistance, including 24-hour emergency aid, to participants throughout the program. The American Councils office in Tbilisi is also available to assist and support program participants throughout their time in country. The program is open to both graduate and undergraduate students who have completed at least one year of Russian language study.
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Deadline: March 1, 2023
American Councils and ACTR are pleased to announce the 2023 Summer Russian Language Teacher Professional Development Program and Fellowship Opportunity at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU) in Almaty, Kazakhstan. We kindly ask your assistance in drawing this opportunity to the attention of potentially interested colleagues.
Fifteen (15) U. S. teachers will be accepted and funded for participation in the 2023 program, which will consist of small group work, individual tutorials, and seminars based on a curriculum which emphasizes four-skill communication in contemporary Russian, clarity and confidence of teacher self-expression, advanced grammar in context, and an expanded understanding of the diverse peoples and cultures that make up the Russian-speaking world today.
The ACTR Board has recommended a priority in 2023 for in-service K-12 teachers and university-level instructors or teaching fellows holding a teaching appointment for AY 2023-24. Applications from teachers serving historically under-represented US populations are particularly encouraged.
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Study Abroad – Summer 2023
Russian as a Second Language (RSL): 4-10 weeks in Bishkek, Batumi, Yerevan, and Riga
The Arts and Architecture of Uzbekistan: 3.5 weeks of exploration and learning
Navigating the Future – Then and Now: 3.5 weeks in Tallinn, Riga, Tbilisi, and Yerevan
Security and Society Summer School: 4 weeks of security studies in Warsaw with travel to Krakow and Berlin, and a Russian language extension option in Yerevan
Ukrainian Language Workshop: Two 4-week sessions in Warsaw
Deadlines start from March 1. RSL programs can be combined with other summer programs.
INFO Sessions – click HERE to sign up for sessions on study abroad programs, classroom support, archive support, and faculty-led program planning.
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Deadlines: February 15 and March 15, 2023
Prospective students are encouraged to apply to the following programs:
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- Advanced Russian Language and Area Studies Program, currently offered at:
- Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU) in Almaty, Kazakhstan
- Yerevan State University in Yerevan, Armenia
- Balkan Language Initiative, which offers the following languages and locations:
- Albanian in Tirana, Albania
- Bosnian in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina
- Bulgarian in Sofia, Bulgaria
- Macedonian in Skopje, North Macedonia
- Serbian in Belgrade, Serbia
- Montenegrin and Serbian in Podgorica, Montenegro
- Eurasian Regional Language Program, offering 15 different languages, including:
- Kazakh in Almaty, Kazakhstan
- Azerbaijani and Turkish in Baku, Azerbaijan
- Kyrgyz in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
- Romanian and Ukrainian in Chisinau, Moldova
- Pashto, Persian (Dari/Farsi/Tajiki), and Uzbek in Dushanbe, Tajikistan
- Chechen, Georgian, and Ukrainian in Tbilisi, Georgia
- Armenian in Yerevan, Armenia
- Overseas Professional and Intercultural Training Program (summer only):
- Internships in 19 different countries in the Balkans, Caucasus, East Asia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia
- Disciplines in Business and Innovation, Democracy Building and Human Rights, Ecology and Environmental Issues, Education Management, Gender and Women’s Rights, Journalism and Mass Media, Marketing and Communications, Public Health, and Social Services