The Department offers an intensive summer course covering first- and second-year Russian, (RUSS 1010-2020).
- Students earn twelve UVa credits
- Institute runs eight weeks
- Instruction emphasizes speaking, listening, reading and writing
- Class meets M-F 8:30-11:30, 12:30-3:30 and 4:00-5:30
- Tutoring, conversation practice and cultural activities are scheduled each weekday evening
The summer intensive institute is open to non-UVa students and offers several advantages:
- Permits UVa students to enroll in RUSS 3010 and RUSS 3020 in the academic year following the institute
- Prepares students to benefit fully from study abroad
- Provides graduate students with the opportunity to gain competency in Russian rapidly
- Enables undergraduates who decide late to major in the Department to do so
How to Apply
The faculty of the Russian Summer Language Institute are regular faculty and graduate students of the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.