** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of approval into this program and be able to complete pre-departure materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Broaden your perspective on world events, gain insight into the diversity and uniqueness of Russia, and boost your Russian language skills while taking classes at CIEE’s partner school, The Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) and CIEE Moscow. Students enroll in English-taught courses alongside Russian and other international students that include Russian language, MGIMO courses, and optional internship.
All courses are complemented with CIEE co-curricular activities and excursions beyond the city to enhance classroom learning and provide intercultural understanding.
Excursions & Activities
Participate in CIEE-organized events - such as cinema and game nights, cooking classes, and day trips – with Russian buddies.
Tour the world-famous Kremlin, ancient churches, the State Tretiakov Museum of Russian Art, and the Cold War Museum Bunker -42.
Visit a ballet.
Travel to St. Petersburg for three days, and explore the city on a guided tour.
In the fall semester travel to Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan; in the spring semester, travel to the ancient Golden Ring cities of Vladimir and Suzdal on a three-day guided tour.
Internships. Develop your business and leadership skills, gain project management experience, and build intercultural knowledge through an internship with a Moscow business or organization.
Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
Three-day orientation – an introduction to Moscow culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
Excursions and/or Study Tours
Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
24/7 emergency on-site support
1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!
GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.
Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.
Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.
Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.
Our highly experienced staff have extensive knowledge of all CIEE programs and services. If you are a student with questions about completing your application, or you want to sign up to receive program updates and news, our staff are happy to help.
This program includes "Do Not Travel" locations according to the U.S. Department of State, as of April 9, 2019. Please review UNC Charlotte's Travel Policy to Restricted Areas. Participation in this program is contingent upon completing a waiver with the Office of Education Abroad. Please contact the OEA to discuss your interest in traveling to this location.
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