Friday, February 16, 2018

CFA: STARTALK Russian Language & Culture Immersion Program Summer 2018

Deadline: March 30th

This intensive program is designed to provide highly motivated students with an opportunity to quickly acquire and/or improve proficiency in Russian,which has been designated by the U.S. government as a “critical need language. FluenRussian speakers are currently in high demand ininternational business, science, military, and government sectors. Participants will also learn about contemporary Russias influence, politics, nationalidentity, and culture for a well-rounded, holistic view of a fascinating nation in transition.

Students who are accepted into this competitive program will engage in a six-week residential immersion program at CSUN duringSummer 2018.

2018 SUMMER IMMERSION RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM

      Level of Instruction: Novice-Mid to Advanced

Location: Campus of California State University, Northridge

Duration: June 7, 2018 - July 13, 2018

ELIGIBILITY: Russian language learners from any university, community collegeROTC program, or local high school are welcome toapply. Selected applicants will be screened and assessed by program staff.
Selected participants will be tested to determine entrance-level proficiency and placed in appropriate learning cohorts. Those admittedmust commit to fully apply themselves to the program and to follow it to completion. Participants pledge to speak exclusively in Russianthroughout the program.

 NUMBER OF STUDENTS TO BE ACCEPTED: 20

 2018 APPLICATION PERIOD: February 1 – March 30

 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Dina Mokhnatkin

E-mail: dina.mokhnatkin@csun.edu; phone: 818-677-3593 or 818-677-3450
Mail to: Dina Mokhnatkin; CaliforniState University, Northridge; Liberal Studies, EA 100
18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330-8247

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