Immerse yourself in the language, culture, and current events of with an American Councils (ACTR) program in Russia.

Go Beyond Ordinary

Advanced Russian Language & Area Studies Program (RLASP) →

RLASP combines intensive classroom instruction in Russian language, history, and culture with a wide range of immersion activities, excursions, and regional travel. Participants regularly pursue volunteer opportunities, internships, and personal interests in an overseas, Russian context.

Advanced Russian Language & Area Studies Program (RLASP)

Contemporary Russia Program →

Designed to give participants new insights into the country today, this summer program explores Russia’s evolution since the collapse of the USSR, political developments under Vladimir Putin, and the role of the mass media in society today. No Russian language experience required.

Contemporary Russia Program

Business Russian Language & Internship Program →

Combining business language classes with an international internship in Moscow or St. Petersburg, BRLI prepares students for a career using Russian language in the global market.

Business Russian Language & Internship (BRLI) Program

Russian Heritage Speakers Program →

Customized to the individual needs of each participant, this program serves students who grew up speaking Russian at home and wish to strengthen their language skills.

Russian Heritage Speakers Program