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Semester Abroad Program in Russian Language and Political Science

This customized semester program is targeted to Political Science, International and Security Studies majors, studying Russian as a foreign language. The program includes an intensive Russian language course at different target levels, as well as elective courses in Political Science delivered in English and/or Russian at student’s choice.

The program is hosted by the Department of Russian and Slavic Linguistics in cooperation with other profiling Departments at Daugavpils University.
Daugavpils University will award up to 30 ECTS credits (Russian – 15 ECTS, Political Science – up to 15 ECTS), which is the equivalent of 15 US university credits.

Minimum required enrollment for each level is 4 students.

The program contains the following parts:

  • “Russian as a Foreign Language” module, provided at Intermediate, Advanced, and Superior target proficiency levels.
  • Native Russian student communication partners.
  • Tutors from the Department of Russian and Slavic Linguistics will provide one-on-one consultations.
  • Elective courses in Political Science.

ECTS credits

Russian language, in a group 15
Elective courses in Political Science 15
Total 30

Program costs

Participation confirmation 100 Euro (non-refundable)
Program Fee

Tuition fee

Housing fee (host family)

 

5800 Euro

2400 Euro

PROGRAM TOTAL: 8200 Euro

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Daugavpils University awards 30 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits, which is the equivalent of 15 US university credits.

Daugavpils University awards academic credits through the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS)
Accommodation with a Russian-speaking host family

Accommodation with a Russian-speaking host family.

Orientation upon arrival, optional meet-and-greet and airport transfer service

Two-way airport transfer, orientation upon arrival, local mobile phone, and more.

Excursions, field trips, cultural and sports activities.

Excursions, field trips, cultural and sports activities. Optional guided trip to Russia or Belarus

Safe and comfortable living in Russian-speaking environment.

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

COURSES INCLUDED

RUSSIAN AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE – 15 ECTS credits

Enrollment is available to groups of different proficiency goals

POLITICAL SCIENCE *

Contemporary Political Theory
Political Relations (science) in the European Union
Political Science
Political Socialization and Political Processes Modeling
Guidelines of the European Union
Political System in the European Union
European Studies in Trans-Border Perspective: The East European and Baltic Region
Public and Social Relations in Eastern Europe
Country studies (Latvia, Russia, Belarus, Lithuania, Poland)

Course syllabi are available here.

Lessons with individual tutors from the Department of Russian and Slavic Linguistics

Lessons with individual tutors from the Department of Russian and Slavic Linguistics.

Full-time in-country support.

Full-time in-country support
Native Russian student communication partners from Daugavpils University

Native Russian student communication partners from Daugavpils University.

Local health insurance.

Local health insurance

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

Safe and comfortable living in Russian-speaking environment