A wide range of study abroad opportunities is available through the University of Washington. Whether you’re interested in participating in a program or in going alone, you’ll need to plan ahead and coordinate with advisers in the Slavic Department and the International Programs and Exchanges office.
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The IPE website has a wealth of information about how to choose a program, and what to do before, during and after you study abroad.
Russian and East European Study Abroad Opportunities
- American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL) – AATSEEL maintains a thorough study abroad information website. Programs are categorized by desired language of study.
- American Councils for International Education (ACTR/ACCELS) – A non-profit education, research and training organization which manages over 40 exchange programs in the former Soviet Union.
- Council on International Education and Exchange (CIEE) – One of the largest study abroad programs, with summer and semester programs in Russia and Eastern Europe.
- The School of Russian and Asian Studies – Offers a wide range of study abroad programs in six locations across Russia, two in Ukraine, and one in Central Asia. Also works with students who have unique requests.
- Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland – Study the Polish language, and also content courses in East European politics, culture and law at the oldest university in Poland.
- Study Abroad Poland – Offers semester and summer programs for those wanting to study in Poland.
- Collegium Civitas – Offers professional internship opportunities in Warsaw, Poland.
Other Russian and East European Study Abroad Opportunities
Please note that we list the following opportunities at the request of the individual organization and are not responsible for the quality of the individual program.
- ECHO Eastern Europe
- Eastern European Study Abroad
- Enjoy Russian
- This year Oxford Klass is launching a summer language school for budget-conscious international students who wish to develop their Russian or Ukrainian language speaking skills together with building their awareness of local culture and society. One-week, two-week and six-week courses are available from June to September.