The School of Russian and Asian Studies
Study Russian in Russia's top universities. Intensive Russian language study for the more independent student. / LSA programs are full study abroad programs, with curricula and program length designed to facilitate credit transfer to your home institution. LSA-1 is designed for beginners, placing greatest emphasis on rapidly increasing your practical language skills, while introducing you to the history and culture of Russia. LSA-2 is intended for students who have taken at least two years of college-level Russian, and allows exploration into the areas of linguistics, literature, and translation. /This program provides an in-depth and comprehensive look at 5 major periods in Russian and Soviet history: first half of the Nineteenth century, 2nd half of the Nineteenth century, turn of the century, Silver Age, and the modern era (70s, 80s, 90s). / This program provides an in-depth and comprehensive look at Russian life and culture in Siberia.