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Russian Heritage Speakers Program


Russia: Moscow, St. Petersburg


Fall, Spring, Summer, Academic Year


Aug-Dec; Jan-June; June-Aug; Aug-June

Degree Level


Minimum Education

High School

Subject Areas

  • Arts
  • Foreign Language
  • Languages & Linguistics
  • Liberal Arts
  • Literature
  • Political Science & Politics
  • Russian & East European Studies

Cost in US$:

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Program Fees Include:

- tuition and fees
- academic credit through Bryn Mawr College
- single-entry visa
- pre-departure orientation
- in-country orientation
- housing with a local host family
- 2 meals per day
- weekly excursions and cultural activities
- health, accident, and evacuation insurance
- 24/7 emergency contact

Experience Required


    Russian heritage speakers only

This Program is open to

American and Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Scholarships are Available

Limited scholarship support is available through American Councils Study Abroad Programs. Other study abroad scholarships are often available through your home university and federal programs such as Boren and Gilman. Additionally, university financial aid packages are often applicable to American Councils programs. Visit our website and/or contact your study abroad office for more information.

Application Process Involves

  • Essay
  • Online Application
  • Transcript
  • Letters of Reference

Typically The Application Process Time is

3-6 weeks

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network