This 15 days (2 weeks) winter school offers participants 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.
ASPIRANTUM Armenian School of Languages and cultures is announcing its first two weeks International Russian Language Winter School in Yerevan, Armenia to take place from December 02 till December 15 (2 weeks), 2018.
This 14 days winter school offers participants 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 winter school several cultural trips will be offered, which will transform your stay in Armenia into an unforgettable, academically oriented endeavour.
On the first day (December 02, 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 December 03 and will include lectures, seminars and presentations. Once a week classes of Russian language will be followed by a lecture on different topics of Russian/Slavic/Indo-European linguistics, literature, history and politics.
This Russian Language Winter 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 Armenia and Armenian culture through trips and guided tours to museums and cultural attractions.
This 2 weeks winter schools offers an intensive Russian language course spanning 40 hours, divided into 10 days of instruction and focusing on grammar, reading, speaking, and writing.
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 postdocs and professors who work in Slavic Studies and relevant fields can benefit from it.
Lectures will be held in Russian and/or English.
Previously ASPIRANTUM has organized academic summer and winter schools on Armenian studies and Persian language. You may check the testimonials of our alumni here: https://aspirantum.com/testimonials
The participation fee is 1290 USD.
Application deadline is October 20, 2018.
This price includes reading and writing materials during the classes, coffee breaks, welcome and farewell parties, transportation and meal costs during cultural trips, some dinners with guest speakers.
We will not cover accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner, visa costs, insurance, travel costs to Armenia, from Armenia and in Armenia, any costs of accompanying friends or family members.
For available scholarships, please check the "Scholarships" section above.
Each participant of the winter 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.
To apply please fill in the application form below.
Registered participants should send 100% of the participation fee before November 10, 2018 online or via a wire bank transfer.