Moscow: Diplomacy and International Relations at MGIMO

Study Abroad

Study alongside Russia's future political and business leaders at Russia's leading institution for international studies. Choose from an extensive list of courses in Russian or English and enjoy regular opportunities to attend talks given by visiting diplomats, politicians, economists, religious leaders, and other experts.

Additional out-of-classroom activities take advantage of the wide intellectual and cultural resources of Moscow in a hands-on program designed to give you broad perspectives on Russian history, geography, international relations, economics, politics, and demographics.

Spring 2021/Covid-19 Update: to allow for maximum flexibility, deadlines have been moved to November 1 and deposits will be fully refundable up until it is necessary to process visas – approximately 3-4 weeks prior to arrival. We do encourage applying before the November 1 deadline so that you receive our updates. Those looking to hit the ground running will want to look at our online courses, which will also earn you SRAS Learning Credit for your future study abroad experiece.

Courses

Travel and Cultural Program

Housing and Location

Transcripts and Credit Transfer

Research and Volunteering

Scholarships and Grants

Budget Breakdown

Getting Started

Snapshot

Language:
Russian and English
Location:
Moscow, Russia
Terms:
Fall, Spring
Topics:
Business & Economics, Diplomacy, Geopolitics, International Relations, Law, Russian Language, Sociology

Eligibility/Prerequisites

  • GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • 18 years of age at time of application

Dates & Costs

  • 2021 Fall (language)
    Year: 2021 Fall
    Dates: 22 August 2021 - 19 December 2021
    Application Deadline: 01 May 2021
    Cost: $15,695
  • 2021 Fall (no language)
    Year: 2021 Fall
    Dates: 22 August 2021 - 19 December 2021
    Application Deadline: 01 May 2021
    Cost: $9,995
  • 2022 Spring (no language)
    Year: 2022 Spring
    Dates: 29 January 2022 - 28 May 2022
    Application Deadline: 15 October 2021
    Cost: $9,995
  • 2022 Spring (language)
    Year: 2022 Spring
    Dates: 29 January 2022 - 28 May 2022
    Application Deadline: 15 October 2021
    Cost: $15,695

Program Inclusions

Tuition, accommodation, visa and registration, pre-departure information, roundtrip airport transfers, cultural programming, health and emergency insurance, use of a mobile telephone for duration of program, and SRAS in-country support.