Intensive course in Russian Studies
Study at the Russian Academy of Sciences

for international student

Study at Russian Academy of Sciences

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About the program
The program "Intensive course in Russian Studies" welcomes intellectually curious students who seek to understand the historical and contemporary Russia and the former Soviet Union.

The ability to use Russian language, as well as the knowledge of Russian gives you direct access to a fascinating cultural and historical tradition and brings you closer to one of the world's most dynamic geopolitical regions.

At the end of the program, students will take exams in the following subject: Russian, English, Russian history, Russian society.
Boost your knowledge with the best academics at Russian Academy of Sciences
Get real academic experience with interdisciplinary and personalized learning opportunities
Language of the program is English, your background in Russian does not matter
If you speak Russian enroll in various GAUGN's Russian-taught courses for free

Program benefits
Yuri Gagarin, the first person to fly in space
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Why Russia?

Russia has fascinated and intrigued researchers for centuries. Russia is where East and West meet and create a unique civilization.

XXI century is a century of Eurasia with Russia at the center of the continent. Come to Moscow and get a cutting-edge perspective on global trends in the economy, politics, international relations shaping the region.

Discover for yourself the depths of Russian history, culture and its great traditions of sound academical education.

International certificate with your academic credits
Network of contacts with leading scientist in Russia and all over the world
Unique expertise in Russia and Post-Soviet region for your CV

Start to speak the same language with Dostoevsky and Tolstoy
Upon completion of studies
The final exams of the program can be counted as entrance exams for students who wish to apply GAUGN on a fee-paying basis.
Institute of World History of the Russian Academy of Sciences

The Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences
A.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences

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Term and duration: spring semester

Tuition fee: 1300 euro

Accommodation: GAUGN provides students with dormitory places. The accommodation fee may vary from 108 to 155 EUR per month, depending on the quality of a room.
Language proficiency: Russian language proficiency is not required; a good command of English ( Upper-intermediate level and above ) is enough. If you do not hold an international certificate, your English language proficiency will be checked via a Skype interview.
Program curriculum
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Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin, Russian poet
The program also develops your skills in: analysis, presentation, problem-solving, intercultural understanding.
Requirement documents

2. Motivational letter
3. Copy of the passport and (if it is not duplicated in Russian) a notarized translation into Russian
Language proficiency certificates

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Deadline: November 5, 2019
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