Slavic and Eurasian Studies

Education Abroad by Location

Albania  •  Armenia  •  Azerbaijan  •  Belarus  •  Bosnia and Herzegovina  •  Bulgaria  •  Croatia  •  Czech Republic  •  Estonia  •  Georgia  •  Germany  •  Hungary  •  Kazakhstan  •   Kosovo  •  Kyrgyzstan  •  Latvia  •  Lithuania  •  Macedonia  •  Moldova  •  Montenegro  •  Poland  •  Romania  •  Russia  •  Serbia  •  Slovak Republic  •  Slovenia  •  Tajikistan  •  Turkmenistan  •  Ukraine  •  USA  •  Uzbekistan


ALBANIA

Critical Languages Institute by Arizona State University

Follow-on Summer Programs in Albania

Fulbright 

  • Study/Research grants available

Balkan Language Initiative by American Councils

  • Intensive, highly individualized instruction through homestays, conversation partners, in-class instruction, and a wide range of extracurricular activities
  • Summer, semester, and academic year programs available in Tirana, Albania
  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students with at least one year of target language experience

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ARMENIA

Critical Languages Institute by Arizona State University

Follow-on Summer Programs in Albania
Advanced Armenian in Armenia

Fulbright

  • Study/Research grants and English Teaching Assistantships available

Eurasian Regional Language Program by American Councils

  • Must have completed at least one year of college-level study of Armenian or Russian
  • Open to graduate students, advanced undergraduates, scholars, and working professionals
  • Summer, semester, and academic year programs available in Yerevan, Armenia

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AZERBAIJAN

Critical Language Scholarship Program (U.S. Department of State)

  • CLS is a fully-funded, overseas, group-based program that takes place each summer. 
  • Open to all levels from no previous language experience to advanced.

Fulbright

  • Study/Research grants and English Teaching Assistantships available

Eurasian Regional Language Program by American Councils

  • Must have completed at least one year of college-level study of Azeri or Russian
  • Open to graduate students, advanced undergraduates, scholars, and working professionals
  • Summer, semester, and academic year programs available in Baku, Azerbaijan

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BELARUS

Fulbright

  • English Teaching Assistantships available

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BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

Critical Languages Institute by Arizona State University 

Follow-on Summer Programs in Bosnia
Advanced BCS in Bosnia

Fulbright

  • Study/Research grants and English Teaching Assistantships available

Balkan Language Initiative by American Councils

  • Intensive, highly individualized instruction through homestays, conversation partners, in-class instruction, and a wide range of extracurricular activities
  • Summer, semester, and academic year programs available in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students with at least one year of target language experience


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BULGARIA

Slavic, East European and Near Eastern Summer Language Institute (SLI) by the University of Pittsburgh 

Beginning intensive courses:
  • 6 weeks in Pittsburgh

Fulbright

  • Study/Research grants and English Teaching Assistantships available

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CROATIA

Diplomacy and International Business in Croatia – Semester (API)

  • Semester and academic year programs available
  • Open only to undergraduates

Fulbright

  • Study/Research grants and English Teaching Assistantships available

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CZECH REPUBLIC

Central European Studies in Prague by CET 

  • Semester and academic year programs available
  • Community service component

Jewish Studies in Prague by CET 

  • Semester and academic year programs available
  • Community service component

Film Production and Photography by CET

 

Central European Studies, Psychology, Architecture, etc in Prague by CIEE 

  • Summer, semester, and academic year programs available
  • Volunteer and internship opportunities available

Charles University in Prague by AIFS – Affiliated with UT 

  • Semester and academic year programs available
  • Volunteer opportunities available

Czech Republic: Arts and Social Change by SIT

  • Semester programs available

Czech Republic: UNYP in Prague by CCIS

  • Summer and semester programs available

Charles University in Prague by AIFS

  • Summer programs available
  • Volunteer opportunities available

Slavic, East European and Near Eastern Summer Language Institute (SLI) by the University of Pittsburgh

Beginning intensive courses:
  • Study in Prague Option: 6 weeks in Pittsburgh, 4 weeks in Prague
Intermediate intensive courses:
  • 4 weeks abroad in Prague
Advanced intensive courses:
  • 6 weeks abroad in Prague

Fulbright

  • Study/Research grants and English Teaching Assistantships available

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ESTONIA

Fulbright

  • Study/Research grants available

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GEORGIA

Fulbright

  • Study/Research grants and English Teaching Assistantships available

Eurasian Regional Language Program by American Councils

  • Must have completed at least one year of college-level study of Georgian or Russian
  • Open to graduate students, advanced undergraduates, scholars, and working professionals
  • Summer, semester, and academic year programs available in Tbilisi, Georgia

Peace and Security in the South Caucasus by American Councils

  • 4 weeks in Tbilisi, Georgia studying the politics, culture, and history of the South Caucasus
  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students

SRAS in Georgia- Affiliated with UT

  • Summer programs (from 2 weeks and longer)
  • Tbilisi, travel throughout Georgia
  • Experiential learning: Internships, volunteering, travel, hands-on workshops
  • Foodways, culinary anthropology, environmental studies, sustainability, tourism

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GERMANY

Contact Zones in Central Europe

  • Study Polish or Geman 16 hours per week at Europa-Universität Viadrina
  • Open to advanced undergraduate students, MA, and PhD candidates

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HUNGARY

Corvinus University in Budapest by CIEE – Affiliated with UT 

  • Semester and academic year programs available
  • Internship opportunities available

International Business and Humanities in Budapest at Corvinus University by API

  • Semester and academic year programs available
  • Open only to undergraduates

Slavic, East European and Near Eastern Summer Language Institute (SLI) by the University of Pittsburgh

Beginning intensive courses:
  • Study in Hungary Option; 6 weeks in Pittsburgh, 4 weeks in Debrecen

Fulbright

  • Study/Research grants and English Teaching Assistantships available

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KAZAKHSTAN

Energy in Central Asia Program by American Councils

  • 4 weeks in Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Specially designed for students interested in business, economics, and development
  • Examines Central Asia’s energy industry, the politics of oil and gas, and the potential environmental impact of the industry’s rapid growth
  • Open to undergraduates and graduate students

Eurasian Regional Language Program by American Councils

  • Must have completed at least one year of college-level study of Kazakh or Russian
  • Open to graduate students, advanced undergraduates, scholars, and working professionals
  • Summer, semester, and academic year programs available in Almaty, Kazakhstan

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KOSOVO

Fulbright

  • Study/Research grants and English Teaching Assistantships available

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KYRGYZSTAN

SRAS in Kyrgyzstan-Affiliated with UT

  • Summer, semester, and academic year programs
  • Bishkek
  • Experiential learning: Internships, volunteering, travel
  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students
  • Language study (Russian, Kyrzyz, Tajik), geopolitics, history and culture, anthropology

Eurasian Regional Language Program by American Councils

  • Must have completed at least one year of college-level study of Kyrgyz or Russian
  • Open to graduate students, advanced undergraduates, scholars, and working professionals
  • Summer, semester, and academic year programs available in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

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LATVIA

Fulbright

  • Study/Research grants and English Teaching Assistantships available

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LITHUANIA

Fulbright

  • Study/Research grants available

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MACEDONIA

Fulbright

  • Study/Research grants and English Teaching Assistantships available

Balkan Language Initiative by American Councils

  • Intensive, highly individualized instruction through homestays, conversation partners, in-class instruction, and a wide range of extracurricular activities
  • Summer, semester, and academic year programs available in Skopje, Macedonia
  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students with at least one year of target language experience

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MOLDOVA

Fulbright

  • Study/Research grants and English Teaching Assistantships available

Eurasian Regional Language Program by American Councils

  • Must have completed at least one year of college-level study of n or Russian
  • Open to graduate students, advanced undergraduates, scholars, and working professionals
  • Summer, semester, and academic year programs available in Chisinau, Moldova

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MONTENEGRO

Slavic, East European and Near Eastern Summer Language Institute (SLI) by the University of Pittsburgh 

Beginning intensive courses:
  • Study in Montenegro Option; 6 weeks in Pittsburgh, 4 weeks in Montenegro
Advanced intensive courses:
  • Study in Montenegro Option; 6 weeks in Pittsburgh, 4 weeks in Montenegro
  • Serbian in Montenegro (abroad only); 4 weeks

Fulbright

  • English Teaching Assistantships available

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POLAND

Jagiellonian University of Krakow – Affiliated with UT 

  • Summer, semester, and academic programs available
  • Cheapest and most direct route to study at Jagiellonian

Central European Studies at the Warsaw School of Economics by CIEE - Affiliated with UT 

  • Semester and academic year programs available

Interdisciplinary Program in Humanities and Social Sciences in Krakow (Jagiellonian) by API - Affiliated with UT 

  • Semester and academic year programs available
  • Internship opportunities available at Galician Jewish Museum
  • Open only to undergraduates

Polish Language and Culture Summer in Krakow (Jagiellonian) by API - Affiliated with UT 

  • Option of intensive or non-intensive track
  • Open only to undergraduates

SRAS in Poland -Affiliated with UT

  • Summer, semester, and academic year programs
  • Warsaw
  • Experiential learning: Internships, volunteering, travel
  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students
  • Language study (Polish), international relations, diplomacy, security studies, cybersecurity, terrorism, criminology

Slavic, East European and Near Eastern Summer Language Institute (SLI) by the University of Pittsburgh

Beginning intensive courses:
  • Study in Poland Option; 6 weeks in Pittsburgh, 4 weeks in Poland
Intermediate intensive courses:
  • Study in Poland Option; 6 weeks in Pittsburgh, 4 weeks in Poland
  • 4-week session abroad in Poland
  • 6-week session abroad in Poland
Advanced intensive courses:
  • 6-week abroad in Krakow

Fulbright

  • Study/Research grants and English Teaching Assistantships available

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ROMANIA

Fulbright

  • Study/Research grants and English Teaching Assistantships available

Lost Churches Project Medieval Funerary Excavation

  • The aim of this project is to explore how major political events physically impacted local populations

Commingled Remains Osteology Workshop

  • Holistic field experience focusing on everything from excavation to clearning to recording and data entry into a custom database. 
  • Bioarchaeological and Zooarchaeological approaches to collective burial analysis

Roman Provincial Excavation and Survey

  • Seeks to explore the integration of all the structural provincial elements along the main Roman axes of communication and transport.

Roman Imperial Urban Excavation

  • Continue the exploraton and excavation of the structures surrounding the north gate of the imperial city and associated temples from the aria sacra extra muros.

Roman Military Excavation and Survey

  • Building off of discoveries from the barracks area of Castrum Cumidava, look at how soldiers would have used the space and how the area shifted in use in the forts later stages.

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RUSSIA

American Home

  • Alternative Spring Break Program
  • American English Program Teaching Position 

Moscow Plus – Affiliated with UT

  • Takes place in Summer II session - 5 weeks
  • Intensive classes in Russian language and culture

St. Petersburg State University by CIEE

Critical Language Scholarship Program by the U.S. Dept. of State

  • CLS is a fully-funded, overseas, group-based program that takes place each summer. 
  • Open to intermediate and advanced students.

Fulbright

  • Study/Research grants and English Teaching Assistantships available

SRAS in Russia -Affiliated with UT

  • Summer, semester, and academic year programs
  • St. Petersburg, Moscow, Irkutsk, Vladivostok
  • Experiential learning: Internships, volunteering, travel
  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students
  • Language study, international relations, diplomacy, environmental studies, business, museum studies, and more.

Russian Language and Area Studies Program (RLASP) by American Councils

  • Open to undergrads, graduates, and working professionals
  • Program available in Moscow, Vladimir, and St. Petersburg
  • Summer, semester, and academic year programs available

Contemporary Russia by American Councils

  • 4-week summer program
  • Open to undergrads, graduates, and working professionals

Peace and Security in the South Caucasus by American Councils

  • 4 weeks in Tbilisi, Georgia studying the politics, culture, and history of the South Caucasus
  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students

Energy in Central Asia Program by American Councils

  • 4-week summer program
  • Open to undergraduates and graduate students
  • Study business culture and the energy industry in Kazakhstan

Russian Heritage Speakers Program by American Councils

  • Open to undergrads, graduates, and working professionals
  • Summer, semester, and academic year programs available

Language and Culture Program in Kaliningrad, Russia

  • Open to undergraduates, graduate students, and working professionals

Russian Language Centre at Moscow State University

  • Open to anyone over 16 years of age
  • Group, private, evening, and online classes available

American Home in Vladimir

  • Flexible, intensive Russian classes

Russia: Moscow Semester at GRINT Center for Education and Culture by CCIS

  • Summer and semester programs available 
  • Open only to undergraduates

Study Abroad in St. Petersburg by AIFS

  • Summer, semester, and academic programs available
  • Open only to undergraduates

KEI Programs in Moscow at Moscow State University

  • Summer, semester, and academic year programs available
  • Internship and community service opportunities available

Eurasian Regional Language Program by American Councils

  • Study Tatar, Bashkir, Buryat, and Yakut in Russia
  • Must have completed at least two years of college-level study of Russian
  • Open to graduate students, advanced undergraduates, scholars, and working professionals
  • Summer, semester, and academic year programs available in Kazan (Tatar), Ulan-Ude (Buryat), Ufa (Bashkir), and Yakusk (Yakut), Russia

MGIMO

  • Provides access to Russia’s leading professionals in the spheres of business and international relations

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SERBIA

Serbia, Bosnia, and Kosovo: Peace and Conflict Studies in the Balkans by SIT 

  • Gain firsthand knowledge of peacebuilding, conflict transformation, and the struggle for human rights in Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Kosovo.
  • Engage with peace and human rights activists, academics, and local students
  • Homestay with a Belgradian family

Fulbright

  • Study/Research grants and English Teaching Assistantships available

Balkan Language Initiative by American Councils

  • Intensive, highly individualized instruction through homestays, conversation partners, in-class instruction, and a wide range of extracurricular activities
  • Summer, semester, and academic year programs available in Belgrade, Serbia
  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students with at least one year of target language experience

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SLOVAK REPUBLIC

Slavic, East European and Near Eastern Summer Language Institute (SLI) by the University of Pittsburgh

Beginning intensive courses:
  • Study in Slovakia Option; 6 weeks in Pittsburgh, 4 weeks in Bratislava
Intermediate intensive courses:
  • 4-week session abroad in Bratislava

Fulbright

  • Study/Research grants and English Teaching Assistantships available

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SLOVENIA

Fulbright

  • Study/Research grants available

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TAJIKISTAN

Fulbright

  • Study/Research grants and English Teaching Assistantships available

Eurasian Regional Language Program by American Councils

  • Must have completed at least one year of college-level study of Dari, Farsi, Tajik, or Russian
  • Open to graduate students, advanced undergraduates, scholars, and working professionals
  • Summer, semester, and academic year programs available in Dushanbe, Tajikistan

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TURKMENISTAN

Eurasian Regional Language Program by American Councils

  • Must have completed at least one year of college-level study of Turkmen or Russian
  • Open to graduate students, advanced undergraduates, scholars, and working professionals
  • Summer, semester, and academic year programs available in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

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UKRAINE

SRAS in Ukraine-Affiliated with UT

  • Summer, semester, and academic year programs
  • Kyiv
  • Experiential learning: Internships, volunteering, travel
  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students
  • Language study (Russian, Ukrainian), international relations, conflict studies, identity

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USA

Middlebury Language Schools in Vermont

Critical Languages Institute by Arizona State University

Slavic, East European and Near Eastern Summer Language Institute (SLI) by the University of Pittsburgh

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UZBEKISTAN

Critical Languages Institute by Arizona State University

Programs in Samarqand:

Fulbright

  • Study/Research grants available

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