Svetlana Pavshintseva, Kirill Golubev, and Andrey Lisitsa, who have studied at the Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Moscow, have older parents and observed a common problem: After people retire, they can sometimes struggle to feel useful and connected. The HSE trio saw a way to help. They launched a program enabling retirees to teach.. read more →

Voice of America 8/24/2016 D etermined to solve the mysterious riddle of the Russian language, a group of American students and teachers are participating in a total immersion course. The government-funded study is part of a national security initiative. The Americans speak only Russian in class and respond only to Russian names. The adults are.. read more →

Ukraine is winning on the linguistic battle front Many Ukrainians are persuaded that their language is dying out. Many Russians and Russian speakers believe Ukrainian is incapable of serving as a means of sophisticated communication among educated urban dwellers. Both are wrong. In fact, the Ukrainian language may be doing far better than its supporters and.. read more →

22 Jan 2014
January 22, 2014

MIIS Summer Intensive Language Program

Arabic, Chinese, Spanish, French, Russian, Japanese June 16 – August 8, 2014 The Monterey Institute of International Studies’ summer language programs offer intensive language instruction for motivated students with a variety of academic and non-academic goals. Beginning, intermediate and advanced level courses are offered in the 8-week program. More information read more →

Students taking Russian in accredited colleges and universities are invited to participate in the fifteenth annual National Post-Secondary Russian Essay Contest sponsored by the American Council of Teachers of Russian. All students must pay a registration fee of $5.00. Only teachers can register students (see below). Please note that one teacher at each participating institution.. read more →

18 Dec 2013
December 18, 2013

Indiana University Summer Language Workshop

The 2014 Indiana University Summer Language Workshop (SWSEEL) is accepting applications for intensive study of Arabic, Hindi-Urdu, Hungarian, Mongolian, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Swahili, Tatar, Turkish, and Uzbek. * All students pay in-state tuition and earn 6-10 credits. * Competitive FLAS and ROTC Project GO scholarships available for qualified students. * Classes will be held June.. read more →

The Baltimore International Academy provides its students with training in languages from all over the globe. At the Baltimore-based school students at the school are taught a curriculum using the common core standards – just in a different language. Students have the choice of French, Spanish, Chinese and Russian, with a curriculum designed to provide.. read more →

10 Oct 2013
October 10, 2013

Boren Fellowship – Graduate Program

Boren Fellowships provide U.S. graduate students the opportunity to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency. Boren Fellowships provide up to $30,000 to U.S. graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in.. read more →

A program of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program offers intensive summer language institutes in thirteen critical foreign languages. Students of diverse disciplines and majors are encouraged to apply. Participants are expected to continue their language study beyond the scholarship period, and later apply.. read more →

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies abroad. Such international study is intended to better prepare U.S. students to assume significant roles in an increasingly global economy and interdependent world. Critical needs languages include: Arabic (all dialects), Chinese (all dialects),.. read more →