Russian civilization has more than 1000 years of history and culture which afford an opportunity for modern students to think about the eternal problems of human existence and humanity as a whole. Learn Russian to appreciate Anna Karenina, War and Peace, and Doctor Zhivago. Learn Russian to comprehend the native language of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky, Chekhov and Nabokov, Tchaikovsky and Mussorgsky, Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky, Prokofiev and Shostakovich, Stanislavsky and Eisenstein, Kandinsky and Chagall, Nijinsky and Balanchine. Learn Russian to grasp the mystery and beauty of Tarkovsky’s and Mikhalkov’s films.
Take FC: Humanities courses taught in English on Russian literature, film, fine arts, media and culture to have the best possible time in your college life! We offer a vibrant collection of interdisciplinary courses with FC: HU and Cultural Diversity credit for freshmen and sophomores on 2000- and 3000-levels under prefixes RUSI and RUSS. Do not miss such a unique chance to discover Russia in English – over the length of one semester you can “travel visually” through Old, Imperial, Soviet, Émigré and modern Russia.
Russia is an incredible land of contrasts, and a great place to visit, with the Kremlin in Moscow, the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, the Volga River in Saratov, the Urals in Yekaterinburg, and the Baikal Lake in Siberia. Study abroad and make Russian friends. Take our global classroom courses and chat with Russian students on Facebook and Twitter.
Welcome to Russia!