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American Councils Study Abroad (ACTR) -Summer Program for Students.

American Councils Study Abroad (ACTR) would like to remind students and colleagues that the application deadlines for the following summer area studies programs are approaching:

A 4-week summer program in Moscow, Contemporary Russia explores regional geopolitical developments and diplomacy, economic and political reforms under Vladimir Putin, the role of the mass media in society, and new cultural phenomena shaping today’s Russia.

Dates: June 10 – July 10, 2016
Deadline: February 16, 2016

Specially geared towards students interested in business, economics, and development, this month-long program in Kazakhstan examines Central Asia’s energy industry, the politics of oil and gas, and the potential environmental impact of the industry’s rapid growth. It concludes with a weeklong series of meetings and practica with industry executives, analysts, activists, and policy-makers in the energy field.

Dates: July 15 – August 14, 2016
Deadline: March 1, 2016

Based in Tbilisi, Georgia, this four-week summer program explores cultural identity and nationalism, development strategies, the emergence of new political systems and parties, and ongoing efforts to foster peace throughout the region.

Dates: July 2 – August 2, 2016
Deadline: March 1, 2016

American Councils Study Abroad provides several options for financial funding including:
  • American Councils Study Abroad Need-Based Scholarships
  • The American Councils Study Abroad Diversity Scholarship
  • Air Astana Travel Scholarship: available for students participating on our Energy in Central Asia Program.

For questions or to request detailed information, please email outbound@americancouncils.org. American Councils staff are also glad to speak with you, your students, and your colleagues directly; we can be reached at (202) 833-7522. For more information regarding AC Study Abroad programs, please visit our website at www.acstudyabroad.org.

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