ExCEL Abroad is the reciprocal extension of Exchanges for Culture, Education, and Leadership (ExCEL).
Combining intensive business language classes and an internship in Moscow or St. Petersburg, the Business Russian Language & Internship program (BRLI) prepares students to use Russian in the international workplace. Program features include homestays, weekly excursions, travel to other regions of Russia, conversation partners, and a wide range of opportunities to pursue hobbies and personal interests in a Russian context.
Academic Focus: intensive language immersion, professional internship
At least four semesters of college-level Russian language instruction; good academic standing; must be 18 to apply
See www.acstudyabroad.org/brli for current program costs (program costs vary by program period). Cost includes visa and processing, orientation in D.C., tuition, housing, most meals, tutoring, short and long excursions, and health insurance. Financial aid through American Councils is available for this program.