Russia: Grint Center for Education and Culture, Moscow
Grint Center for Education is located in Moscow, a treasure house of Russian culture, featuring many art museums, theaters, concert halls, and public libraries. The Center seeks to involve students personally and actively with the Russian people and their language, history, art, and traditions. The Area and Culture Studies in Russia Program includes ten hours of intensive Russian and the courses History and Russia Today. In the Area and Culture Studies in Russia, taught in English in the fall and spring, students have three hours of intensive Russian and can take three to four additional classes. A five-day excursion to St. Petersburg is included in the program. The Center's extensive cultural program includes weekly visits to theaters, concert halls, sports arenas, and other historic places in Moscow.
Additional features: internships are available, and the new Cultural Program includes one guided cultural event plus one excursion each week.
The Grint Centre for Education and Culture is located on a 150-acre site in the Vykhino district, known for its parks and gardens, with easy access to downtown Moscow by bus and subway.
The College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS), a partnership of colleges and universities—two and four year, large and small, public and private, domestic and foreign—encompasses the broad spectrum of international higher education. CCIS members sponsor a variety of programs, notably study abroad programs and professional development seminars for faculty and administrators, which are designed to enhance international/intercultural perspectives within the academic community.