Category Archives: Travel/Study Abroad

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

Job: OSCE Anti-Corruption Adviser (Serbia)

Deadline for Applications: July 04, 2017

Anti-Corruption Adviser

Duty Station: Serbia
Vacancy Number: VNSRMS00484
Area of Expertise: Rule of Law
Level:  Senior Professional
Application Deadline: Apply by July 4 for full consideration.

Click https://www.pae.com/careers-react-opportunities see all PAE-REACT opportunities, to link to the full vacancy announcement and to apply.

The direct link to PAE-REACT’s online application is located at:  https://www.pae.com/careers-react-application.

More specifically, PAE-REACT is seeking an Anti-Corruption Advisor with a law degree and/or other advanced degree and minimum six years of relevant experience including in economic crime, criminal justice and/or law enforcement. The successful candidate will advise on anti-corruption laws, regulations, policies, strategies, projects; manage implementation of project activities on anti-corruption, government transparency, anti-bribery, investigation and prosecution in cooperation with international, national and local stakeholders; and will have strong drafting, communications, and project management skills.

Please be sure to enter the relevant vacancy number and cover letter addressing the requirements of the post. PAE-REACT will review applications as received and may begin interviewing short-listed candidates as early as July 3 in order to make nominations by the relevant OSCE closing deadline of July 6.  Only finalists will be contacted.

Graduate Prog.: International Double Degree Master Programme (Higher School of Economics)

Deadline for Applications: July 01, 2017

This is a new master’s programme. The first intake will be in 2017.

This programme offers the opportunity to study the history of the cultural and intellectual interaction between the East and Western Europe from the Middle Ages to the present day. This process will be examined in all its forms – from the history of cultural relations and reception of traditions to the vulgarization of knowledge and the generation of conflicts.

The programme is a wide-ranging inter-faculty and inter-university project that is unique in its combination of two components. Alongside common courses, future Master’s students will be able to create their own educational programme based on individual interests and objectives.

The International Double Degree Master Programm at the Higher School of Economics, Moscow is a 24-month programme with joint teaching in Cologne, Warsaw, and Moscow (18 months in Moscow + 6 months in Cologne or in Warsaw).

For more information and to apply click here.

Study Abroad: International Summer School (TU Dresden)

Deadline for Applications: July 04, 2017

See message below for information:

” Dear colleagues,

we still have few open all-inclusive slots for PhD students and (early stage) Postdocs to participate in the International Summer School
/MATERIALS 4.0: The digitally enabled atom to system revolution/ which
will take place at TU Dresden this year (September 11- 15, 2017).

Innovative materials are a key element for keeping products and industrial processes economically competitive and ecologically sustainable. Modern materials science requires a multi-discipline approach embracing chemistry, physics, engineering, as well as theoretical and numerical modeling. The summer school/MATERIALS 4.0/ will provide an overview of current developments in the ongoing digitalization revolution in materials science and will offer a platform for discussions about future perspectives. Dresden is a cultural capital and a world-leading center for materials research. During the one-week school, 12 renowned researchers will lecture and tutor the small group of students.

The registration is open until July 4th. For excellent PhD students and Postdocs, up to 20 all-inclusive grants (travel support, accommodation, participation) will be available.

For further information and the tentative list of speakers please refer to the Summer School homepage: http://dcms.tu-dresden.de/materials40/

and the Summer School flyer and poster:
http://dcms.tu-dresden.de/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/MATERIALS40_Flyer.pdf
http://dcms.tu-dresden.de/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/MATERIALS40_Announcement.pdf “

Funding Opportunity: Research Travel Grants Program (Gerald R. Ford Foundation)

Deadline for Applications: September 15, 2017

Title: Research Travel Grants Program
Sponsor: Gerald R. Ford Foundation
Amount: $2,200

Description: The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation awards grants of up to $2,200 each in support of research in the holdings of the Gerald R. Ford Library. A grant defrays travel and living expenses of a research trip to the Ford Library. Overseas applicants are welcome to apply, but they will be responsible for the costs of travel between their home country and North America. The grants only cover travel within North America. Library collections focus on Federal policies, U.S. foreign relations, and national politics in the 1960s and 1970s. There are earlier and later materials depending upon your topic.

How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by September 15. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application. 

More Info: https://www.fordlibrarymuseum.gov/library/foundationgrants.asp

Travel: US-Russia Forum (Stanford U.)

Deadline for Applications: June 18, 2017

The Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum (SURF) is now accepting applications for its 2017-18 program and would like to extend an invitation to students to apply.

About SURF: SURF is a platform for Russian and American university students to work together on some of the most important issues our nations face today. Participants travel to Russia for a five-day conference in the fall, conduct collaborative research over the academic year, and ultimately present their conclusions at a capstone conference at Stanford University in the spring. Participant papers are published in our annual scholarly journal. Research themes include topics in international relations, the hard sciences, cyber and nuclear security, business and entrepreneurship, regional and humanitarian issues, and others.

Delegation Information: SURF welcomes applications from graduate, professional, and undergraduate students in all academic disciplines and majors, regardless of prior exposure to Russia or the United States. The program covers most expenses, including housing and local transportation. Participants are responsible for covering flight and visa costs. There is no registration or participation fee for the program.

Application: The application deadline is June 18th, 2017 at 23:59 PDTApplications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Participants are encourage candidates to apply early. The application and additional information can be found on our website at usrussia.stanford.edu.

If you have any additional questions, feel free to reach out to the SURF team at USRussia1@Stanford.edu. 

Language Training: Autumn School of Russian Language and Culture (Arkhangelsk, Russia)

Deadline for Registration: July 01, 2017

For the fourth time international students from all around the world will come to Arkhangelsk for NArFU’s annual Autumn School of Russian Language and Culture, and they are pleased to invite you to join them in September 2017 and have an unforgettable experience in the Russian North!

Extensive programme of the Autumn School combines language course and cultural module offering an individual approach to every student. Russian language classes are complemented by interactive lectures in local museums and creative workshops while the famous Northern hospitality will undoubtedly contribute to your positive emotions during the programme. A diverse cultural programme offered in the afternoon can be organized according to your personal interest.

Language Course:

  • September, 11-30
  • Level: A1-B2
  • Groups up until 10 people
  • Tuition waiver for Russian Quota Scholarship grantees
  • Participation certificate (5 ECTS)
Course Fee:

  • 16 000 rubles (travel expenses, accommodation and meals are not included)
Accommodation & Transfer:

  • Rooms in NArFU’s dormitories (3000 rubles)
  • Wireless Internet service in the university and dormitory
  • Personal assistance by NArFU’s volunteers incl. transfer from and to the airport/railway station
Visa:

  • Invitation is issued by NArFU free of charge (not tourist visa!)
Travel:
  • Direct flights from Moscow (Sheremetyevo and Domodedovo airports) and Saint Petersburg (Pulkovo airport) – app. 1.5 hours
  • Railroad connection from Moscow and Saint Petersburg – app. 24 hours
Registration is open until July, 1st. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact them at international@narfu.ru or via Facebook.

Prof. Devel: Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum (Stanford U.)

Deadline for Applications: June 18, 2017

The Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum (SURF) is now accepting applications for its 2017-18 program and would like to extend an invitation to your students to apply.
SURF is a platform for Russian and American university students to work together on some of the most important issues our nations face today. Participants travel to Russia for a five-day conference in the fall, conduct collaborative research with their working group peers over the academic year, and ultimately present their work at a capstone conference at Stanford University in the spring. The working group format fosters consensus-building and leverages a cooperation-based approach to produce innovative solutions. Research themes include topics in international relations, the sciences, business and entrepreneurship, regional and humanitarian issues, and others.
SURF welcomes applications from graduate, professional, and undergraduate students in all academic disciplines and majors, regardless of prior exposure to Russia or the United States. Our program covers most expenses, including housing and local transportation. Participants are responsible for covering flight and visa costs. There is no registration or participation fee for our program.
 
The application deadline is June 18th, 2017 at 23:59 PDT. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We encourage candidates to apply early.
The application and additional information can be found on our website at usrussia.stanford.edu.

Internship: English Teacher (Novosibirsk, Russia)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

See message below for information:

“If you have students still looking to intern or study or do a year abroad in Russia for the next academic year, will you please let them know that we have a vacancy for one of our best internships available in the city of Novosibirsk, the administrative capital of Siberia and the third largest city in Russia?

The internship comprises a course on methodology of teaching English to Russian learners, a paid teaching position at the English language courses that we run in Novosibirsk, and participating in our children’s language camps as a volunteer teacher of English. We provide FREE accommodation in a centrally located apartment in the city of Novosibirsk as well as an opportunity to have Russian language lessons and/or work on a year-abroad project under the guidance of our professional teachers. Internship fees are very reasonable. Continue reading

Job: English Teacher (Moscow, Russia)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

Teaching English – Learning Russian 
Moscow – Russia

CREF is an International language school located within walking distance of the Kremlin where English, French, Spanish, Italian, Chinese and Russian as a foreign language are taught. CREF has been providing lessons to both corporate and private clients for more than 20 years. (http://www.cref.ru)

Teaching English!
We are currently looking for young and dynamic native English speakers having recently graduated from University and who would be interested in having a year experience teaching in Moscow, Russia.

Learning Russian!
During their time in Russia, Teachers will also have the possibility to take Russian courses taught by experienced and certified native Russian teachers.

What job ?
Successful candidates will join an International and professional team. They will be helped and supported by pedagogical and administrative staff.
They will also have the opportunity to teach Academic English to both children and adults, either individually or in groups of up to eight students.
Children and teenage groups are divided by age into 3 grades: 6-8yrs, 9-11yrs and 12–17yrs. All groups are divided by level from Beginner to Advanced. Teachers will be required to work up to a maximum of 80 astronomic hours a month. Continue reading

Job: Summer Russian Language Instructor (STARTALK)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

The University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Russian and East European Studies (REES) seeks an educator with experience teaching Russian at the high school level to serve as an instructor in our STARTALK program.  Twenty high school students will engage in an intensive and immersive 4-week residential summer program on the University of Pittsburgh’s main campus.  10 students are absolute beginners; 10 have completed one year of Russian study at their home high school.  The ideal candidate for this position will have a detailed knowledge of ACTFL’s 5 C’s of Foreign Language Education and experience building these goal areas into curricula.

The Pitt STARTALK program runs June 18-July 15, 2017.  The instructor will work with a strong team, comprised of one additional instructor and three graduate students who act as the program’s TA/RAs.  All staff members are provided housing and meals for the duration of the program.   The instructor, ideally, will be available to arrive to Pittsburgh by June 15 to engage in pre-program organization and training.

Requirements

  • Minimum of superior-level Russian language proficiency.
  • Experience teaching Russian to high school students
  • Available June 15-July 15, 2017 to be in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • Available in advance of the program to collaborate on curriculum over the phone and/or on Skype with other instructors.
  • Experience with a performance-based communicative approach to foreign language pedagogy
  • Familiarity with ACTFL’s Proficiency Benchmarks and Can-do statements and 5 C’s of Foreign Language Education

Preferred

  • Experience teaching underserved minority students
  • Strong background in foreign language pedagogy
  • Strong background in assessment-based proficiency goals

Those interested in the position should send a cover letter and resume addressed to Dawn Seckler, Das200@pitt.edu. Review of materials will begin immediately. Suitable candidates will be contacted for a phone or Skype interview.