Several study abroad opportunities are offered in subjects and geographic areas of interest to students who are majoring in Russian and East European Studies, including those described below. For more information, students should consult with the study abroad advisers or visit the College's Study Abroad website.
The University of Chicago sponsors summer, semester-long, and year-long programs at Smolny College, a joint Russian-American college in St. Petersburg. College-level courses are taught in Russian and English on a broad range of subjects, as well as language courses.
Russian Civilization in Paris
A three-part sequence of courses is taught by University of Chicago faculty at the Chicago Center in Paris. The program includes an extended excursion to a Russian city. This program satisfies the College General Education requirement for a Civilization sequence.
Students who wish to do a summer study abroad program can apply for a Foreign Language Acquisition Grant (FLAG) that is administered by the College and provides support for a minimum of eight weeks of study at a recognized summer program abroad. Students must have completed RUSS 10300 First-Year Russian III or its equivalent to be eligible for FLAG support for the study of Russian. For more information on summer travel grants visit the College's Study Abroad website.