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SRAS IN RUSSIA

 

The School of Russian and Asian Studies (SRAS) provides the opportunities to gain in-depth Russian language study and Russian area studies in a variety of sites all over Russia, from the cultural capital of St. Petersburg, to the political center of Moscow, from the broad and beautiful expanse of Siberia, to the eastern reaches of Vladivostok.

Students have a program core of intensive language study and cultural immersion, combined with courses covering subjects from culture and history to politics and economics. Choose from one of 3 tracks: Russian Language, Area Studies in Moscow, St. Petersburt, Irkutsk, or Vladivostok, or an Internship program. Study at the SRAS center, or direct enroll into prominent Russian universities.

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Area(s) of Study

  • Art History
  • Economics
  • International Relations And Gl
  • Russian
  • Business, Government, And Soci
  • Government
  • Liberal Arts
  • Russian, East European, And Eu
  • Cultural Studies
  • History

Sponsored by SRAS - a UT Affiliate

Academic Information

SEMESTER: Students choose from 3 tracks at any site: Russian Language, Area Studies, or Internship; or MGIMO Universitet in Moscow. Students earn 15-18 hours of transfer credit upon successful completion of the program. SUMMER: Students must study at least 6 weeks, and can extend any summer program with language study.

Faculty

Students can choose from a variety of foci and locations, including Russian Language, Diplomacy & Int'l Relations, Environmental Studies, Far East studies, Museum Studies, Business, and internships. Select the location below for a full list of program options.

Language(s) of Instruction

English and Russian

Eligibility

Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - Yes

Housing

Students generally live in dormitory-style housing (included in program fee). Students may choose to stay in home stays for an additional fee, which also includes 2 meals.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

Program costs vary by program and location. See SRAS's website for cost details of each site. Sites in Russia include Moscow, St. Petersburg, Irkutsk, and Vladivostok. See also Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, & Georgia (*Summer budget reflects 6-weeks - there are also 8- & 10-week options.)

Program Dates:

- Spring
  • January 30, 2020 to May 30, 2020
  • Priority Deadline: October 1, 2019
- Summer Whole
  • June 14, 2019 to July 29, 2019
  • Priority Deadline: February 15, 2017
  • Final Deadline: March 1, 2018
- Fall
  • August 29, 2019 to December 15, 2019
  • Final Deadline: March 1, 2019

Application Code

290088

Additional Resources

Program Website
Scholarships
Int Travel Safety for Students
Visa Information
Scholarships
Blog

Next Step

1) Attend an Explore regional session. Dates and locations listed on website. 2) Meet with Academic Advisor to discuss credit. 3) Attend a Ready to Apply group advising session with Daniel Ach. Dates and times given at Explore session. 4) Complete Mandatory Pre-departure Orientation.

Program information above is subject to change