Critical Language Scholarship Program | Russian
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The Russian Language

Requires One Year of Prior Study

If you’re look­ing for a lan­guage that offers access to a broad­er vari­ety of peo­ple, cul­tures, and coun­tries, then Russ­ian might be just what you’re look­ing for. Russ­ian is spo­ken by over a hun­dred mil­lion Rus­sians, but it’s also the lin­gua fran­ca of the entire for­mer Sovi­et Union, spo­ken as a sec­ond lan­guage by peo­ple in the Cau­ca­sus and Cen­tral Asia, from the coun­try of Geor­gia to Kazakhstan.

Russ­ian con­tin­ues to be one of the most in-demand lan­guages among employ­ers in both the pub­lic and pri­vate sec­tors due to its inter­na­tion­al rel­e­vance and unique ver­sa­til­i­ty. Russ­ian lan­guage study is a for­ay into careers as diverse as speech pathol­o­gy, com­par­a­tive lit­er­a­ture, and inter­na­tion­al trade, and it has the poten­tial to open doors to regions of the world you may nev­er have con­sid­ered before.

Program Sites

Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
University of Nizhny Novgorod
Jun 07, 2021 - Jul 30, 2021
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
American University of Central Asia
Jun 14, 2021 - Aug 06, 2021
Vladimir, Russia
KORA Russian Language Center
Jun 21, 2021 - Aug 13, 2021

Previous Institutes

Featured Alumni Profiles

Leona Amosah
Russian 2016
Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Baltazar Hernandez
Russian 2017
Vladimir, Russia
Vanessa Huerta
Russian 2017
Vladimir, Russia