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Virtual study abroad program: Russian language and cultural communication

Fall 2020 Semester

Responding to the pandemic challenges and international travel restrictions, “Learn Russian in the EU” designed this full-featured virtual study abroad program for students who can’t attend study abroad program in person, but still are eager to increase Russian language skills and cultural understanding..

The program will run at two levels:

  • Third year, for students with at least two years of Russian study prior the program;
  • Fourth year, for students with three years or more of Russian study prior the program.

The students will be enrolled in Daugavpils University and get 24 ECTS credits (12 US university credits).

All courses are taught in Russian synchronously using Zoom. The program will be delivered online by Daugavpils University faculty members from Daugavpils, Latvia.

Course list for the 3rd year of Russian

Standard courses, 18 ECTS/9 US credis:
Valo1254 Normative grammar I: Lexicology 3 ECTS
Valo1256 Normative grammar II: Phonetics 3 ECTS
Valo2191 Normative grammar III: Word formation 3 ECTS
Valo2060 Conversational Russian and communicative linguistics 6 ECTS
Valo2198 Normative grammar IV: Morphology 3 ECTS
Elective courses, 6 ECTS/3 US credits:
LitZ1060 Introduction to Russian Literature and Culture 3 ECTS
LitZ3055 Modern Russian literature 1.5 ECTS
Filo1067 Cultural and historical phenomenon of Russia in the 19th century 1.5 ECTS
KomZ2001 Cultural and Informational analysis of the modern social paradigm 3 ECTS
Vēst1139 Post-Soviet culture studies 3 ECTS

Course list for the 4th year of Russian

Standard courses, 18 ECTS/9 US credis:
Valo1257 Modern Russian literary language: Lexicology 3 ECTS
Valo1260 Modern Russian literary language: Phonetics 3 ECTS
Valo2205 Modern Russian literary language: Word formation 3 ECTS
Valo3147 Modern Russian literary language: Morphology 3 ECTS
Valo3149 Modern Russian literary language: Syntax 3 ECTS
Valo1263 Russian colloquial speech 3 ECTS
Elective courses, 6 ECTS/3 US credits:
LitZ1070 Introduction to Russian traditional culture and country studies 3 ECTS
KomZ3004 Culture and information communication 3 ECTS
LitZ2056 History of Russian literature and culture: XIX cent. 6 ECTS
LitZ3062 History of Russian literature and culture: XX-XXI cent. 6 ECTS

IMPORTANT: Course codes do not reflect any relation to the semester of study.