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Advanced Russian Language & Area Studies: Kazakhstan

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Sponsor: American Councils (ACTR)

Location: Almaty, Kazakhstan

Description: 

The Advanced Russian Language & Area Studies program provides approximately 20 hours per week of in-class instruction in Russian grammar, phonetics, conversation, and cultural studies at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU). One day per week of the academic program is set aside for local cultural excursions.

Terms: 

  • Full Year
  • Fall
  • Winter/Spring

Requirements: 

Admission Info:

To apply, Northwestern students must

1. Complete a Northwestern Study Abroad Application by the appropriate deadline

2. Complete an ACTR application by the program's deadline

Languages: Russian

Language Requirements: 

2 years or the equivalent of college-level Russian

Housing: 

Homestays

Program Costs: 

Fall 2017: $26,810

Billed by Northwestern: $22,200

  • Tuition: $15,100
  • Room & board: $3,000
  • Required excursions: $800
  • Visa & insurance: $600
  • Study Abroad Fee: $2,700

Estimated additional costs: $4,610

  • Travel to DC for orientation: $200
  • International airfare: $1,500
  • Lunches: $400
  • Local transportation: $200
  • Books & supplies: $150
  • Personal expenses: $2,000
  • GeoBlue: $160

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