Certificate Programs

The Russian and East European Studies certificates offer students a stimulating interdisciplinary program providing an understanding of the history and cultures of the nations of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, as well as the critical processes of political and economic change taking place in this region of the world. Read more about our Undergraduate Certificate Program and Graduate Certificate Programs.

STARTALK Summer Russian Language School

Students accepted into the Letniaia shkola will study Russian language and culture in an immersion experience.  This program is cost-free for accepted students. Tuition, housing, meals, and all academic materials are covered by the program.  Learn more about Pitt STARTALK and submit an application before March 31.

UCIS Postdoctoral Fellowships in Russian & East European Studies

REES is pleased to welcome our University Center for International Studies (UCIS) Postdoctoral Fellows in Russian and East European Studies for 2016-18: Ainur Begim (PhD—Anthropology, Yale University), Dr. Robert Beahrs (Phd—University of California, Berkeley) and Patryk Reid (PhD—History, University of Illinois).

Language Research Grants

REES awards annual Language Teaching and Learning Research (LTLR) Grants for scholars to conduct research projects on-site at Pitt's Summer Language Institute. See the full announcement with a link to the application form for LTLR Grants.

Study Abroad

The University of Pittsburgh has its own summer study abroad programs through the Slavic, East European, and Near Eastern Summer Language Institute (SLI) and the Study Abroad Office (SAO). Read more about REES Study Abroad.

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