1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th-year Russian classes taught at the SLI provide the equivalent of an academic year's worth of study. Classes meet on the University of Pittsburgh campus, Monday - Friday from 9am to 3pm. In addition to intensive language classes, students also attend Russian films, lectures on politics and culture, singing classes, and cooking classes.
Domestic and Hybrid Programs - Russian
This program begins with 5 weeks of intensive study in Pittsburgh followed by 5 weeks at Moscow State University. While in Pittsburgh, students attend classes Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm; in addition to language study, the curriculum includes weekly films, lectures, and Russian singing classes. Intensive language study continues in Moscow and is complemented by an extensive excursion program that includes a tour of the Kremlin and Red Square, a visit to the Tretiakovsky Museum, opportunities to visit a space museum and Soviet exhibition site. The program concludes with a 4-day trip to St. Petersburg.