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Russian Federation: Moscow State University
Moscow, Russian Federation (Exchange Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Fact Sheet:
Gen Eds (UAlbany): You may file a request to have any course approved, Courses in areas mentioned below have been approved for UA students, Foreign Language, UA Lang requirement: 3 credits/sem;6 credits shorter programs SUNY code: 803
Program Description:

Moscow State University

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Program Information | Requirements | Academics | Support Services | Housing | Cost Estimates | Resources

Program Information

The University at Albany's exchange affiliation with Moscow state University enables students to take Russian language courses as well as some Russian Studies courses, taught in English, through our partnership with Knowledge Exchange Institute (KEI). This study abroad option is intended for students who are interested in developing their Russian language skills and in pursuing in-depth study of subjects related to Russia.

Requirements

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Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors of all majors with at least 2.5 GPA with good academic standing are welcome to apply.  Students with lower GPA should consult with the Program adviser about whether or not to apply.  Students who are not currently enrolled at a college or university or who already have a Bachelor's degree may participate as non-matriculated visiting students.  Prior knowledge of Russian is not required but at least a year of college level Russian background is strongly recommended.

Academics

All students are required to take a Russian Studies Seminar (3-credit and taught in English), a Russian language course (up to 12-credit). In additional to the seminar and the language course, students can also choose to take up to 3 Russian Studies course(s) (3-credit each) that are taught in English. Students with advanced Russian may opt by prior arrangement to take some or all of their courses in any academic field offered in the Faculty of Foreign Languages between 12-18 credits.

Click here for more information on course availability, course descriptions and syllabus at Moscow State University.

*Course offerings in English are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Support Services

The University at Albany hosts a general orientation session for all study abroad students and their families on campus during the semester prior to their participation on the programs. The University at Albany staff is available throughout the year to assist students and their parents. Onsite support will be provided by the staff from the Moscow Office of Knowledge Exchange Abroad.

Housing

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Housing is provided in one of the dorms at Moscow State University.  Typically students are accommodated in one of the bedrooms in a two-bedroom suite, with a bathroom and shower. Kitchens are available on each floor, and cafeterias are available on the lower floors.

Costs

Please download the most recent Estimate of Costs here:
Russia Moscow State Exchange 1314.pdf
Russia Moscow State Non-Exchange 1314.pdf

Click here for more information on Program Costs and Financial Aid.

Resources

For more information on the courses that are taught in English, Knowledge Exchange Institute, Moscow State University, Moscow and Russia we suggest visiting the following links: 



Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2014 11/01/2013 
**
Rolling Admission 02/03/2014 05/25/2014
 NOTE: Program dates are tentative and are subject to change.
Academic Year 2014-2015 04/15/2014 
04/25/2014 09/01/2014 05/25/2015
Fall 2014 04/15/2014 
**
Rolling Admission 09/03/2014 12/15/2014
Spring 2015 10/01/2014 10/15/2014 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed
 
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