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Middlebury School in Russia: Moscow
Moscow, Russia (Outgoing )
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Program Sponsor: Middlebury Schools Abroad 
Restrictions: Davidson College applicants only
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Program Housing:
Homestay
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Minimum GPA:
2.67
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Language of Instruction:
Russian
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Language Prerequisite:
Yes
Class Eligibility: 02-Sophomore, 03 - Junior
Program Description:
Program Description:
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If there is one thing that remains constant in Russia, it is rapid change. The mental snapshots that students take home from Russia are very different from those they bring with them. Language learning happens in the classroom. Cultural insight happens in places like the home, theater, recital hall, cafeteria, and supermarket.

Moscow is the center of Russian cultural and political life. Whether spotting Lenin's ghost in Red Square, exploring neighborhood boutiques, or sampling authentic Georgian cuisine, Moscow offers all the excitement of a cosmopolitan city. Students should know, however, that studying in Moscow, with its nine million residents, imper­sonal attitude, and huge crowds in the metro, is not the typical "Russian" experience they might be expecting. As the ease of transitioning into such a large city can be overestimated, Moscow is best suited for students with strong language skills and prior experience in Russia.


Students primarily take their courses at the Middlebury center in Russian language, literature, and culture, with content seminars, "spetskursy", focusing on economics, politics, history, and regional studies. Middlebury's host institution, the Russian State University for the Humanities (RGGU), offers a full range of courses in the humanities and social sciences.



*PLEASE NOTE*
Davidson students considering taking mainstream Russian university courses through this program during the fall term only must be certain that course requirements will not conflict with the start of the spring term at Davidson.

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