Domestic and Hybrid Programs - Russian

1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th-year Russian

8 Weeks in Pittsburgh

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 1-July 24, 2020
Academic Credit: 
8 Credits
Equivalent 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.
Cultural Programs: 

SLI domestic programs include a robust program of cultural activities centering around food, music, art, film, and movement culture of the SLI language regions.

Location: 

Pittsburgh, PA

Housing: 

Students may select to live in the dormitories (approx. $33/night) or locate an apartment to sublet.

Note: The cost of accommodations and meals are not included in the program cost.

Funding Opportunity: 

Summer Language Institute Scholarships:
$1,000 to a maximum award of $5,000

ELIGIBILITY:
All are eligible

TO APPLY:
Complete the SLI Scholarship Questionnaire on the application and include a letter of recommendation from a professor or professional supervisor with your application.

SLI APPLICATION DEADLINE:
For priority consideration, please complete your SLI application by March 1, 2020. Students may continue to apply for the SLI and SLI scholarships until mid-May or until scholarship funds are depleted.

 
Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Awards:
Full tuition funding + $2,500 living stipend.

ELIGIBILITY:
US citizens currently enrolled in a US institution of higher education at the undergraduate or graduate level. Students applying for language programs at the 2nd-year level or higher. Under certain circumstances, graduate students may be eligible for FLAS funding to study non-Russian languages at the first-year level; please contact sliadmin@pitt.edu for more information.

TO APPLY:
Complete the SLI FLAS Questionnaire on the application and include two (total) letters of recommendation from a professor or professional supervisor with your application. The FLAS questionnaire requests a one-page personal statement. Applicants who wish for consideration of financial need may submit a current FAFSA Student Aid Report. Please be aware that it may take up to three weeks for you to receive your Student Aid Report after filing your FAFSA.

SLI FLAS APPLICATION DEADLINE:
March 1, 2020

Program Fee: 

$6,208 + university fees (approximately $260)

Note: Cost does not include accommodation or meals. Applicants who are not currently enrolled at Pitt will have to pay a additional $45 fee after acceptance but before enrolling in order to get set up with a student account.

1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th-year Russian

10 Week Hybrid Program in Pittsburgh + Moscow

This program begins with 5 weeks of intensive study in Pittsburgh followed by 5 weeks in Moscow.  While in Pittsburgh, students attend classes Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm; in addition to language study, the curriculum includes weekly films, lectures, and Russian singing classes.  Intensive language study continues in Moscow and is complemented by an extensive excursion program that includes a tour of the Kremlin and Red Square, a visit to the Tretiakovsky Museum, opportunities to visit a space museum and Soviet exhibition site.  The program concludes with a 4-day trip to St. Petersburg.

Duration: 
10 weeks: June 1 – August 7, 2020
Academic Credit: 
10 credits
Equivalent to one academic year of study
Eligibility: 
Available to undergraduate and graduate Pitt & non-Pitt students, working professionals, and retirees
Cultural Programs: 

SLI domestic programs include a robust program of cultural activities centering around food, music, art, film, and movement culture of the SLI language regions. In Moscow, students participate in a full program of excursions within Moscow and trips to other Russian cities.

Location: 

Pittsburgh and Moscow, Russia

Housing: 

While in Pittsburgh, students may select to live in the dormitories (approx. $33/night) or locate an apartment to sublet. Students are responsible for the cost of housing in Pittsburgh. In Moscow, students will live in university dorms.

Note: The price of housing abroad is included in the program cost.

Funding Opportunity: 

Summer Language Institute Scholarships:
$1,000 to a maximum award of $5,000

ELIGIBILITY:
All are eligible

TO APPLY:
Complete the SLI Scholarship Questionnaire on the application and include a letter of recommendation from a professor or professional supervisor with your application.

SLI APPLICATION DEADLINE:
For priority consideration, please complete your SLI application by March 1, 2020. Students may continue to apply for the SLI and SLI scholarships until mid-May or until scholarship funds are depleted.

 

Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Awards:
Full tuition funding + $2,500 living stipend.

ELIGIBILITY:
US citizens currently enrolled in a US institution of higher education at the undergraduate or graduate level. Students applying for language programs at the 2nd-year level or higher. Under certain circumstances, graduate students may be eligible for FLAS funding to study non-Russian languages at the first-year level; please contact sliadmin@pitt.edu for more information.

TO APPLY:
Complete the SLI FLAS Questionnaire on the application and include two (total) letters of recommendation from a professor or professional supervisor with your application. The FLAS questionnaire requests a one-page personal statement. Applicants who wish for consideration of financial need may submit a current FAFSA Student Aid Report. Please be aware that it may take up to three weeks for you to receive your Student Aid Report after filing your FAFSA.

SLI FLAS APPLICATION DEADLINE:
March 1, 2020

Program Fee: 

$9,060

Note: International airfare, meals, and housing in Pittsburgh are not included in this cost. Housing in Moscow and all program-organized excursions while abroad are included in this cost. Applicants who are not currently enrolled at Pitt will have to pay a additional $45 fee after acceptance but before enrolling in order to get set up with a student account.