Applications open for American Councils Summer Programs in Russia, Eastern Europe, Eurasia, and East Asia


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Discussion published by Elliott Kaduck on Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Politics & Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] in Contemporary Russia program This five-week summer program is designed to give participants new insights into the historical and cultural trends that shape today’s Russia. Through readings and intensive coursework in the form of lectures, seminars, and discussions conducted with faculty of Moscow International University, program participants gain a fuller understanding of the complex factors underlying politics and public diplomacy in Putin’s Russia. The program explores regional developments and conflict, economic and political reforms, the role of mass media, and new cultural phenomena. No foreign language is experience required. …
Students admitted to American Councils programs are eligible to apply for financial support from a wide range of sources, including the U.S. Department of State (Title VIII), U.S. Department of Education, Boren, FLAS, Gilman, and the American Councils Study Abroad
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Scholarship Fund.
● Comprehensive pre-departure orientation and on-site orientation in the host country;
● Expert faculty and small class sizes;
● Comprehensive health, accident, and evacuation insurance while overseas;
● Creative excursions that go beyond typical tourist destinations and offer students new
insights into the host country life and culture;
● U.S. academic credit administered through Bryn Mawr College.
Prospective applicants should view the program website for more information and to access the online application. The application deadline for our Summer 2019 programs is February 15, 2019. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions regarding the programs or the application process.
Best Wishes,
Elliott Kaduck
Recruitment & Outreach Coordinator
AC Study & Research Abroad

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