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Boston University: Russian (Domestic)

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Dates of Program: 
May 22, 2017
June 29, 2017



Program Type: 
Summer Domestic
Program Level: 
Year 1
Classroom/Study Hours: 
Year 1
Credits offered8
Number of Classroom Hours per week20
Number of Self-Study/Homework Hours per week20
Number of Hours With a Language Partner per week4-6
Number of Hours of Other Activities per week3

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Program Details: 

First-year Russian. BU equivalent: LR123

This course is a super-intensive 6-week, 8-credit program in Russian for students with no prior experience in the language, enabling students quickly to acquire a solid foundation in listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.This course is equivalent to two semesters of first-year college Russian. It is an introduction to the fundamentals of Russian grammar, with extensive practice in orthography and pronunciation: oral drills, development of comprehension and conversation skills. A weekly cultural enrichment class will introduce students to Russian cooking, poetry, music and dance.


All Project GO programs provide funding for:

  • Tuition/fees
  • Room and Board
  • Travel to/from study location
  • Books
  • Insurance
  • Visa

The following costs will not be included in Project GO Funding: personal spending money, personal travel, costs for obtaining a passport, medication, and expenses for dependents.

Please Note: Project GO participants planning to travel abroad MUST have a valid U.S. passport in their possession no later than 90 days before anticipated travel date. Many destinations require student visas, which take additional processing time. For further information, visit our FAQs.

Additional Details: 

Students will be housed in dormitories and will be provided a dining hall meal plan and a stipend to eat on-campus at several dining locations.

Application Deadline: 
January 17, 2017
Separate application?: 
No, a separate application is not needed.
How to Apply: 

1. ROTC students interested in participating in and receiving funding for this program must first submit a Project GO Common Application, fall transcript, Commander's Letter of Recommendation, Academic Letter of Recommendation from a current instructor in any subject, except English and Military Science.

2. BU Course registration instructions will be provided in the scholarship notification letter.

For any further questions, please contact the Project GO-BU administrator at prjctgo@bu.edu


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