Study Abroad

In St. Petersburg (currently on hold)

Level I: Language study and area study


Level II: Intensive language study

Program design: In addition to intensive language study, the program introduces students to the history, culture and contemporary issues of Russia. Housing is with Russian families, when not traveling to other sites.

Host institution: St. Petersburg State University

Credits: Four courses per semester (16 semester credits)

In Moscow (currently on hold)

Regional Area Study

Program Design: In cooperation with SRAS, Lewis & Clark offers a program of culture and language study in Moscow, Russia. This program includes Russian and European studies coursework focusing on international relations, economics, diplomacy, geopolitics, and sociology with optional language study. Students have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of extracurricular activities, from international conferences and lectures to concerts, dances, and clubs.

Host institution: Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO)

Credits: Varies based on courses completed, but students may earn up to 19 credits.

In Bishkek (active!)


Program Design: In cooperation with SRAS, Lewis & Clark offers a program of intensive language study in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The program offers Russian language, in addition to electives in geopolitics, ethnicity and identity, linguistic anthropology, and sociology.

Host Institution: The London School of Languages and Cultures.

Credits: Students may earn up to 19 credits.


Additional Materials

St. Petersburg general information: http://www.saint-

Click for St. Petersburg Area Studies (CIEE)

Click for St. Petersburg Intensive Language Program (CIEE)

Click to apply online.

Click for additional information regarding overseas and off-campus programs.

Click for information regarding Russian overseas program in Moscow.