Critical Language Scholarship Program | Russian
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The Russian Language

Requires One Year of Prior Study (CLS Spark Virtual; no pre-requisite)

If you're looking for a language that offers access to a broader variety of people, cultures, and countries, then Russian might be just what you're looking for. Russian is spoken by over a hundred million people in Russia, and is spoken by many people across much of the former Soviet Union, from the country of Georgia to Kazakhstan.

Russian continues to be one of the most in-demand languages among employers in both the public and private sectors due to its international relevance and unique versatility. Russian language study is a foray into careers as diverse as speech pathology, comparative literature, and international trade, and it has the potential to open doors to regions of the world you may never have considered before.

Program Sites

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
American University of Central Asia
Jun 07, 2023 - Aug 02, 2023
Chisinau, Moldova (Spark Virtual)
American Councils for International Education in Moldova
Jun 12, 2023 - Aug 09, 2023
Tbilisi, Georgia
American Councils for International Education
Jun 21, 2023 - Aug 17, 2023

Previous Institutes

Featured Alumni Profiles

Tyler Young
Russian 2018
Tbilisi, Georgia
Leona Amosah
Russian 2016
Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Vanessa Huerta
Russian 2017
Vladimir, Russia