Critical Language Scholarship Program | Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Program Dates:

June 14 - August 06, 2021

Hosting Institution:

American University of Central Asia

Program Overview

The CLS Program’s virtual programming in 2021 comprises approximately 20 hours of language activities per week, including:

  • 10 hours of face-to-face (synchronous) small group class
  • 10-15 hours of synchronous and asynchronous activities:
    • Individual feedback sessions with instructors
    • Asynchronous instruction, such as reviewing video recordings
    • Cultural activities
    • Individual and group homework assignments
    • Directed independent study
    • Regular meetings with a language partner for conversation practice

The Russian program in Kyrgyzstan is hosted by the American University of Central Asia (AUCA), an international, multi-disciplinary learning community in the American liberal arts tradition, which was founded in 1993. Learn more about American University of Central Asia.