Spend a semester at International University in Moscow, Russia! Moscow is a dynamic city with more museums than you can visit in a semester. Moscow is the capital and the largest city of Russia with 12.2 million residents within the city limits and 16.8 million within the urban area. It is the capital of the Central Federal District and Moscow Oblast. Moscow is a major political, economic, cultural, and scientific center in Russia and Eastern Europe, as well as the largest city entirely on the European continent. By broader definitions Moscow is among world's largest cities, being the 13th largest metro area, the 17th largest agglomeration, the 16th largest urban area, and the 9th largest within limits city worldwide.
In addition to the UM study abroad application, students must also submit an application to American Councils at this application link
. More information on dates, excursions, etc. is available at the RLASP application link.
COURSES AND CREDITS
Students can take courses in a variety of subjects related to Russian language and culture. Students applying to this program should plan to meet with the appropriate academic advisors to help determine course selection and to seek the necessary course approval(s).
All students will be registered by the Study Abroad Office as full-time students during their semester abroad, which is 15 hours for undergraduate students and 9 hours for graduate students. Undergraduate students must return with the equivalent of at least 12 hours of credit on their host university transcript (9 hours for graduate students). Students can take additional hours and are not limited to the minimum full-time requirement while abroad. All courses are graded on an ABCDF scale. There is no Pass/Fail.
Housing, activities, and excursions are managed by American Councils
. Housing with a host family or apartment is available. The cost is $9,000 per semester.
For the International University in Moscow, students are responsible for paying:
- Current, full-time, UM tuition (including non-resident fees, if applicable)
- UM Study Abroad fee (includes the cost for international health insurance)
- Housing, Activities, Excursions, and Student Services through American Councils - $9,000 per semester
- Travel expenses, books and supplies, personal living costs, passport and visa fees (all the responsibility of the student)
Students who withdraw or become ineligible after the application deadline will be responsible for a withdrawal fee.
Students must be in good academic and disciplinary standing to study abroad and must have a cumulative 2.5 GPA. Additional or more stringent requirements may apply depending on the program.
In general, financial aid will apply to UM study abroad programs. All students should review the study abroad information on the Financial Aid Office website. It is the student’s responsibility to meet with a financial aid advisor to discuss how aid packages apply to study abroad. Third party scholarships may also be available for specific programs, so students should discuss study abroad early and often with the Study Abroad Office and the Financial Aid Office.
For current tuition costs, the Office of the Bursar provides a tuition estimator
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND LINKS
To take content courses in Russian, students should have a background in Russian language; however, beginners can start learning Russian language at IUM.
Call 662-915-1508 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.