American Councils for International Education announces its Summer 2014, Fall 2014, and Academic Year 2014-15 language study programs in Eurasia. The Eurasian Regional Language Program (ERLP) features language and cultural immersion in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Ukraine.
Applications and complete program information are available at http://www.aceurasiaabroad.org
ERLP provides participants with intensive individualized instruction in nearly 20 regional languages in 10 Eurasian countries. Courses are designed to strengthen speaking, listening, reading, and writing proficiency in the language of study. Classes are conducted in small groups or private tutorials by native speakers with extensive experience teaching foreign students. In addition to classroom learning, American Councils emphasizes language immersion outside of the academic program through: volunteer opportunities, cultural excursions, other extracurricular activities, and life with host families.
U.S. undergraduate or graduate credit is provided through Bryn Mawr College.
- Armenian in Yerevan, Armenia
- Azeri in Baku, Azerbaijan
- Bashkir, Buryat, Tatar, Yakut, etc. in Russia
- Chechen or Georgian in Tbilisi, Georgia
- Kazakh in Almaty, Kazakhstan
- Kyrgyz in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
- Romanian in Chisinau, Moldova
- Persian (Dari, Farsi, Tajiki) or Uzbek in Dushanbe, Tajikistan
- Turkmen in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
- Ukrainian in Kyiv, Ukraine
Applications, additional program information, and eligibility requirements are available at http://www.acEurasiaAbroad.org
Applications for the summer 2014 term are due by February 15, 2014.
Applications for the fall 2014 and academic-year 2014-15 programs are due on March 15, 2014.
Must be 18 to apply.
Email: outbound at americancouncils dot org
American Councils for International Education
Attn: Outbound Programs
1828 L Street, N.W. Suite 1200
Washington, D.C. 20036
Warchol, M. [ILR-INFO] Overseas Eurasian Language Programs. ILR-INFO Discussion Group (ILR-INFO@FSILIST2.FSI.STATE.GOV, 17 Dec 2013).