Summer Course: Russian Film at Wheaton College

Deadline: May 2, 2020

With the move to distance learning, my summer Russian Film class at Wheaton College (RUSS/FNMS 282) can be opened up for anyone, anywhere. This would be perfect for students who need to make up credits due to the current mess, but is of course open to everyone.

The dates are May 19 to June 12. The class is 4 days a week, 2.5 hours a day and will be a mix of synchronous and asynchronous delivery. All films will be available online with subtitles. The class is taught in English. No previous knowledge is expected. The administration is giving us flexibility in scheduling and structuring, so I can work with individual needs.

The class will cover 100 years of Russian film from Vertov to the present. It will serve as an introduction to film analysis as well as Russian history and culture of the 20th and 21st centuries. Given the format I plan on putting a particular emphasis on writing about film.

Please have anyone interested contact me ( for details. Registration ends May 2. (Apologies for the short notice, this was a late add.) For further information see

American Councils Online Summer Programs

Deadline: May 10, 2020 (extended)

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, American Councils suspended all AC Study & Research Abroad overseas programs for Summer 2020. While our overseas programs will not be running as planned this summer, American Councils is pleased to offer the following programs online for the Summer 2020 term:

The application deadline for these programs has been extended to Sunday, May 10.

Online AC Study Abroad programs feature:

  • Approximately 12-15 academic hours per week of instruction, both synchronous and asynchronous
  • Remote meetings with conversation partners to provide opportunities for informal target language practice and connections with locals
  • Approximately 2-3 hours per week of virtual cultural activities and excursions to places of historical and cultural importance
  • Academic credit from Bryn Mawr College upon successful completion of the program
  • Reduced program fee from overseas programs; scholarships available

For program-specific information such as dates, costs, languages offered, potential virtual activities, and more, please visit

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions at or 202-733-8522.

Online Third-Year Russian Course, Summer (University of North Georgia)

The Russian program at University of North Georgia is offering an online third year Russian (fifth semester) during Summer 2020. The dates are June 1 – July 31. It is a six-credit-hour class that is going to meet synchronously MWF 10 am – 12 pm (EST) with a short break and TR will be devoted to self-studying. The goal of the course is to bring students to the Intermediate High/Advanced Low proficiency level in speaking on the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines scale. The class is taught by an OPI trained instructor. 

For 6 credit hours, the student will pay $1,119.18 in tuition and $281.25 in fees bringing the total to $1,400.43 for the semester. The students will also be responsible for obtaining the textbook Panorama (, either a hard or electronic copy. A short interview with the instructor in Russian is required prior to the class registration. 

Those who are interested will have to apply to UNG as transient students. Visit the Admissions page here:

Please send any questions to the class instructor or the program specialist at UNG

Online Summer Russian Language Program (Indiana University)

Indiana University has moved its summer language programs, including Russian 1-6, online. They are adding expansion sections to accommodate students whose summer plans have fallen through.

They are working to keep courses FLAS, Title VIII, and Project GO eligible in the online format.

Courses will continue to cover 2 semesters of material over 9 weeks (Russian 1-2) or 8 weeks (Russian 3-6).

The situation is developing faster than they can update their website, so course descriptions, funding details, and other published information may at times be out of date. Please contact for the most recent details.

Applications and course descriptions are at:

Online Russian Language Courses (University of Pittsburgh)

Deadline: May 15, 2020

Note: The following program has been moved online:

1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th-year Russian classes taught at the SLI provide the equivalent of an academic year’s worth of study. Classes meet on the University of Pittsburgh campus, Monday – Friday from 9am to 3pm. In addition to intensive language classes, students also attend Russian films, lectures on politics and culture, singing classes, and cooking classes.

DURATION: 8 weeks: June 15-August 7, 2020 (note these dates are updated as of 3/17)

ACADEMIC CREDIT: 8 CreditsEquivalent to one academic year of study

ELIGIBILITY: Available to undergraduate and graduate Pitt & non-Pitt students, working professionals, and retirees as well as Project GO-awarded ROTC students.

****The Russian program will cover 2 semesters in 8 weeks, June 15-August 7 at Beginning through 4th-year levels. Classes for “Virtual SLI” will take place from 11-4:30 EST.
Our website and announcements are also lagging behind the pace of our planning and we are working on our formal announcement for release today. Inquiries may be directed to me:

Online Russian Culture Course (Wayne State, Summer 2020)

Deadline: April 1, 2020

Intro to Russian Culture (RUS 2710)

1) TUITION: How much does an online course (4 cr) cost for non-Wayne students?

Non-WSU students can register as guests. They will have to pay full tuition based on their residency status.  You can compute the tuition at the following link:


There are several special programs that allow students to take courses at Wayne through their home institution or at a discounted rate:

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