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24 may

This year during August 2016, Russian Foreign Ministry Diplomatic Academy offers a three week Summer School 2016 “Global Challenges” where students from all around the world meet to take part in an intensive multicultural experience, delve into challenging political topics and discover the unforgettable cultural and recreational opportunities that Russia and its capital city have to offer.

The Summer School Moscow, at Russian Foreign Ministry Diplomatic Academy, provides students a great opportunity to expand and develop skills in different fields of International Relations and World Politics. It provides a multi-disciplinary and inclusive approach to the study of complex political issues and challenges that are facing the world.

The program is challenging, stimulating and of high academic and professional value. The courses are taught by professors of highly regarded faculties of the Academy: “International Relations”, “International Law” and “World Economics”, supported by meetings with Russian and foreign prominent diplomats, public men, policy makers and the global international community (see here)

In addition to the excellent educational opportunities, it offers the chance to discover Russian culture, the city of Moscow and the surrounding countryside as well as to grasp one of the most widely spoken languages in the world, Russian. Russian Language classes are available for students at all levels.

Upon successful completion, the program is worth 4 ECTS credits which may be recognized as part of your ongoing studies. Dates: Arrival 31 July – Departure 20 August 2016 Web-site information: school Applications: To apply students should:

  • fill in the online application form
  • send: -  short motivation letter
  • digital photo
  • scanned copy of Passport
  •  contact telephone/fax
  • address of Russian Embassy or consulate where to apply for visa
  • medical insurance

After having received the acceptance email the student is kindly requested to proceed with the payment within a few days.  The Academy provides visa support for foreign students provided the above-mentioned documents are submitted in due time before 31 May 2016. Cancellation Policy  In case of desistance, we apply the following policy:

  • Cancellation until 31/ 06/ 2016 -    200$ will be retained
  • Cancellation later than 31/ 06/ 2016 - no reimbursement

Costs - 934$ (nine hundred thirty four US dollars)  The program fee includes:

  • Tuition;
  • Course materials;
  • Team-building event;
  • Russian history and  Language classes;
  • Accommodation
  • Lunch (Monday to Friday)
  • Get to know Moscow;
  • Visit to Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Museum of Diplomatic Service)
  • Use of the library, PC labs and the Academy facilities
  • Public transportation card for three weeks in Moscow
  • Organization of leisure activities and excursions
  • Airport pick-up service
  • Welcome lunch and farewell reception

Students will be offered optional trips outside Moscow, which are not included in this fee and are paid upon arrival in Moscow.

ACCOMODATION Summer school 2016 participants will be housed in the Academy hostel which offers different kinds of lodging. The hostel occupies a 12- storey building and comprises one-room (studio) to three room flats. Students can prepare their own meals in the dormitory kitchen facilities, eat at one of the student cafeterias or enjoy the local cuisine in the Academy cafe. The hostel is located close to the metro station; it takes about 20 minutes to reach the Academy. The hostel room reservation will be made upon receipt of fee payment.

Contact person: Dr.Tatiana Kosareva                       tel.+7(495) 245 3386                                                         +7(499) 940 13 57 (4)                                                         email:

Selection committee и preparatory courses:

8 (499) 246-70-72
8 (499) 246-53-05
8 (499) 940-09-84
8 (499) 940-13-60

119021, Moscow, Ostozhenka 53/2, stroenie 1

Graduate school:

8 (495) 608-12-30
8 (499) 940-10-05 / ext.: 2

Moscow, Ostozhenka 53/2, stroenie 1

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