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Semester Abroad Program in Russian Language and Natural Sciences

This customized semester program is targeted to Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technology 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 Natural Sciences 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, Natural Sciences – 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.
  • Elective courses (theory and laboratory practice) in Physics, Mathematics, Biology, Environmental Studies, Chemistry.
  • Tutors from the Department of Russian and Slavic Linguistics will provide one-on-one consultations.

 

ECTS credits

Russian language, in a group 15
Elective courses in Natural Sciences 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 30 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits, which is the equivalent of 15 US university credits
Accommodation with a Russian-speaking host family

Accommodation with a Russian-speaking host family.

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

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.

Safe and comfortable living in Russian-speaking environmen

COURSES INCLUDED

RUSSIAN AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE – 15 ECTS credits

Enrollment is available to groups of different proficiency goals

NATURAL SCIENCES *

Mathematics

Discrete dynamical systems
Partial differential equations
Graph theory
Probability theory
Ordinary differential equations
Basics of Optimization

Physics

High vacuum obtaining methods
Quantum physics
X-ray diffraction analysis
Electronic microscopy
Properties of matter and thermal processes
Optics

Environmental studies

Environmental Science
Waste Management
Introduction to Environmental Remote Sensing
Methods of Geospatial Analysis in Environmental Science

Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Fundamentals of biochemistry

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.

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