ASPIRANTUM Armenian School of Languages and Cultures in Yerevan is organizing an International Russian Language Summer School in Yerevan, Armenia to take place from July 07 to August 17 (6 weeks) or July 07 to July 27 (3 weeks) in 2019.
This 42 or 21-day summer school offers participants the opportunity to master skills in written and oral modern Russian, reading and interpreting Russian texts from different periods, as well as rapidly deepening their knowledge in colloquial Russian.
During the summer school several cultural trips will be offered, which will transform your stay in Armenia into an unforgettable, academically oriented endeavour.
On the first day (July 07, Sunday) the program will be launched in Garni, built by king Tiridates I in the first century AD as a temple to the god Mithra/Mihr. In the evening, the group will travel to Yerevan for an opening dinner.
Classes will start on July 8th and will include lectures, seminars and presentations.
This Russian Language Summer School is designed for students, at least 18 years-old, who not only want to make well-grounded progress in their knowledge of the Russian language, but also to deepen their knowledge of Russian Studies and Armenia.
The 6 weeks summer schools offers an intensive Russian language course spanning 120 hours, divided into 30 days of instruction and focusing on grammar, reading, speaking, and writing. Another 20 hours is devoted to lectures on Russian linguistics, literature and history.
The 3 weeks summer schools offers an intensive Russian language course spanning 60 hours, divided into 15 days of instruction and focusing on grammar, reading, speaking, and writing.
Upon request the summer school duration may be changed to 4, 8 or 10 weeks.
Our courses are open to anyone with upper elementary (knowledge of alphabet, some reading and knowledge of basic grammar concepts) or intermediate knowledge of the Russian language. The lectures are organized with the academic interests of the participants in mind to ensure that BA, MA, PhD students as well as post-docs and professors who work in Russian Studies and relevant fields can benefit from it.
Lectures will be held in Russian and/or English.
Our teachers of Russian are native speakers who has several years' experience in teaching Russian as a foreign language.
TO APPLY please click on the websites below and fill in the application form.
Russian Language 6 weeks Summer School (Jul 07 - Aug 17, 2019)
Russian Language 3 weeks Summer School (Jul 07 - Jul 27, 2019)
Participation fee is 1790 USD for the 3 weeks program and 3590 USD for the 6 weeks program.
Application deadline is April 20, 2019.
Registered participants should send 100% of the participation fee before May 10, 2019 online or via a bank wire transfer.
This price includes reading and writing materials, coffee breaks.
We will not cover: Accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner, insurance costs, visa costs, travel costs to Armenia, from Armenia and in Armenia, any costs of accompanying friends or family members.
There are several scholarships available to participate in ASPIRANTUM’s Armenian language summer school.
Students from the United States may apply to Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships Program (FLAS) through their own University. Details: https://aspirantum.com/scholarships/foreign-language-and-area-studies-flas-fellowships-program-for-us-students
Each participant of the summer school may find other sources of financial aid from their own University/School/Community or other relevant foundations.
ASPIRANTUM will provide applicants with an official letter of invitation to support scholarship and travel grant applications.
Check some of the scholarships here:
Previously ASPIRANTUM has organized summer and winter schools in Armenian, Persian ,and Russian. You may check the testimonials of our alumni here:
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