International Summer School

MGIMO Summer School 2015 offers two three-week English-language modules on Russian foreign policy and international relations in June and July.

Each module includes a major course instruction (30 contact hours and written test, 4 ECTS credits), a choice of two elective courses (16 contact hours, 2 ECTS credits) and 30 contact hours of Russian language course (4 ECTS credits). Courses in English cover such issues as Russian foreign policy, Russia and the world economy, contemporary Russian energy policy, political trends in Russia and others.

Russian language instruction offers courses for international students at different levels, depending on their proficiency in the Russian language.

Approximately 20–25 undergraduate and graduate students participate yearly in the International Summer School and are accommodated on campus in shared double rooms with amenities. International Summer School students are invited to participate in cultural and social events in Moscow and the surrounding area and have fee-based access to gymnasium, sports and swimming facilities.

The deadline is on 30th of April.

MODULE I: June 22 – July 12

Major course: Russian foreign policy: modern challenges (4 ECTS credits)

Elective courses: Empirical study of Russian politics (2 ECTS credits) or Russia in Asia: politics, economy, security (2 ECTS credits)

Russian language course (4 ECTS credits)

Fee: EUR 2000 (or EUR 1700 without Russian language course)

The fee covers application processing, tuition, accommodation and most part of the cultural and leisure program.

MODULE II: July 13 – August 02

Major course: Contemporary Russian energy policy (4 ECTS credits)

Elective courses: Russia in the world economy (2 ECTS credits) or Russia and CIS (2 ECTS credits)

Russian language course (4 ECTS credits)

Fee: EUR 2000 (or EUR 1700 without Russian language course)

The fee covers application processing, tuition, accommodation and most part of the cultural and leisure program.

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