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  • Second largest city in Russia
  • Showplace of architectural masterpieces
  • January to May --OR--
    August to December
Program Organization
Academic Program
  • Russian Language program* track
  • 17 IU credits
  • Intensive language study in an immersion setting
  • CIEE Russian language courses include grammar, phonetics, conversation, analytical readings, and lectures on Russian literature and contemporary Russian life.
  • 5-8 students per class
  • Local excursions, field trips

*Note: IU selectively co-sponsors CIEE program offerings, including the one described on this page, but not all CIEE tracks/offerings. Please contact Overseas Study for clarification.

  • Russian homes
Additional Program Information

You may apply if you

  • are a student at any Indiana University campus who is making normal academic progress,
  • are in at least your third full-time semester of college,
  • are in at least fourth-semester Russian, and
  • have approximately a 2.75 cumulative GPA.
Complete eligibility criteria and selection criteria are outlined within the Academic Policies and Procedures of the Office of Overseas Study. Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant. Students on disciplinary probation during program period are not eligible.
Financial Aid
How to Apply for this Program

Application Deadline

  • Fall 2010: March 1, 2010
  • Spring 2011: September 2010

IU committee screens applications; final approval from CIEE.

Notification of application status sent electronically within 4 weeks of application deadline.

Estimated Costs

Fall 2010 Semester

  • IU portion of fee: $640
  • CIEE portion of fee*: $11,685 (tuition, room, board, medical insurance, field trips, visa fees and course books)
  • Additional meals: $750
  • See IU Fee Sheet for additional cost and payment details.

* Special discounted CIEE fee for IU students. Program qualifies for a limited number of automatic $1,000 scholarships from CIEE.

Airfare, personal expenses and vacation travel additional.

Initial prepayment of $500 due April 5, 2010 for fall; October for spring.