This customized academic study abroad program is targeted at political science, security studies, and international relations majors who are studying Russian as a foreign language. The program is hosted at Daugavpils University. The program includ...
The program was extremely worthwhile and I think especially for because of the profound and unique experience you receive. I chose this program because I hoped that I would be able to experience the diverse culture of both Latvia and the larger northeastern European region. I am very happy to say that this program gave me that u...
- University of Washington
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This customized academic study abroad program is targeted at political science, security studies, and international relations 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, as well as elective courses in Political Science. In Political Science, the language of instruction varies from English/Russian mix 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.
Two study modules – A. Russian as a Foreign Language and B. Political Science.
Diverse elective course options in political science, history, culture, area studies, 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.