Study Abroad


All Study-Abroad programs in the Russian Federation are suspended until further notice, but students are encouraged to study Russian abroad.

There are many opportunities to study Russian abroad outside of Russia. We recommend that you consider the following programs:

  • Middlebury College in Astana, Kazakhstan (info HERE)
  • Bard-AUCA in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (info HERE).
  • American Councils
    • Advanced Russian Language and Area Studies Program (RLASP) in Almaty, Kazakhstan or Yerevan, Armenia (info HERE)
    • Russian Heritage Speakers Program in Almaty, Yerevan, or Chisinau, Moldova (info HERE)
  • Learn Russian in the EU/Daugavpils University in Daugavpils, Latvia (info HERE)

Interested students should consult the chair as soon as possible.

Russian majors are also encouraged to visit the Russian Area Studies study abroad page.


Students interested in studying abroad should also contact the Office of International Studies at Wellesley College for more information and consult OIS's database of abroad programs (HERE).