Learn Russian in the EU: Daugavpils, Latvia - Semester Abroad Program in Russian Language and Natural Sciences (STEM)

1 recent review

Request Info

(For American Students)


A Program Rep. will contact you shortly after
For non-American students, please contact the program directly.

Or Register With Facebook

It will help you track your requests and only takes a second.

This customized academic study abroad program is targeted at natural sciences or STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) majors who are studying Russian as a foreign language. The program is hosted at Daugavpils University. The pro... read more

All Reviews

OVERALL RATING 4.5
Based on 1 Review
Academics
Housing
Food
Admin
Cost of Living
Social/Cultural
Overall Experience
I learned a lot, not only about Russian, but also the local culture and history. I also learned a lot about what it is like to be in another country interacting with a foreign culture. - United States Naval Academy View Entire Review

About

This customized academic study abroad program is targeted at natural sciences or STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) majors who are studying Russian as a foreign language. The program is hosted at Daugavpils University. The program includes intensive Russian language study at different target proficiency levels and elective courses in Natural Sciences/STEM. The Natural Sciences/STEM instructors are English- and Russian-speaking Daugavpils University professors. The language of instruction varies from English-only to English/Russian mix and up to Russian-only, depending on the students’ preferences and abilities. Undergraduate students can enroll for one semester or two consecutive semesters of study. Daugavpils University will award up to 30 European Credit Transfer (ECTS) credits, the equivalent of 15 US university credits, per semester. Citizens of the United States, Canada, European Union, and many other countries can enter Latvia without a visa.

Program features:



  • Russian as a Foreign Language Study Module, provided at Intermediate, Advanced, and Superior target proficiency levels.

  • Diverse elective course options (theory
    and laboratory practice) in physics, mathematics, biology, environmental
    studies, chemistry, economics, and etc.

  • Russian language instruction provided at Intermediate, Advanced, and Superior target proficiency levels.

  • Accommodation with Russian-speaking host families.

  • Native Russian-speaking student communication partners.

  • Excursions, field trips, cultural and athletic activities.

  • Local health insurance, two-way airport transfer, a local mobile phone and a full orientation.

  • Optional guided trips to Russia or Belarus are possible. Visas can be obtained from consulates located in Daugavpils.

  • Full linguistic and cultural immersion in the most Russian city of the European Union.

  • Full-time in-country support.


Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • Russian
  • English
Language Requirement(s):
  • Russian
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures
  • Russian Studies
  • Russian Language, Literature
  • Physics
  • Physical Sciences
  • Mathematics, Statistics
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Management Science
  • International Business
  • Global Studies
  • Geography
  • Finance, Financial Services
  • Environmental Studies
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Economics
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
  • Computer Science
  • Chemistry
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Astronomy, Astrophysics
Minimum GPA:
2.0
Year Founded:
2004
Website
Take me there!

Statistics

Videos

Social Media