North-Eastern Federal University is located in Yakutsk, the capital and the largest city of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia).
has much in common with Alaska, Canada and other northern countries:
vast, sparsely populated lands rich in unspoiled beauty, abundant
wildlife, natural resources, and ethnic and cultural diversity. The city
of Yakutsk is on the Lena River. Summer weather is warm (30 – 35 C or
70's and 80's F) and dry.
I. SUMMER IN SIBERIA
Terms: June 11– August 05, 2012
1. Elementary Russian
2. Intermediate Russian
3. Yakutia: Land and People
4. Applied Arts of Sakha people
Program credits– 15 ECTS
1. Option 1
course of the Russian language. Immersion in the grammar, structure,
and vocabulary of the Russian language. Emphasis on conversational
Russian, with additional reading and writing.
in the Russian language for students having intermediate level of
Russian. Emphasis on reading, translation, textual analysis and
composition. Includes discussion of advanced topics in Russian grammar
and language structure illustrated through various writing styles.
Prerequisite: one - two years of Russian.
3. Yakutia: Land and People
interdisciplinary course introducing various aspects of life in
Yakutia: history, geography, political situation of contemporary
Yakutia, culture, environment and people. Some of the classes will be
taught in museums and ethnographic complexes. The course includes also a
trip to a traditional Sakha village and immersion in rural life.
4. Applied Arts (Traditional sewing and embroidery of the peoples of Yakutia )
course introduces the history of indigenous clothes, traditions of
sewing and embroidery, contemporary tendencies, ways of translating
cultural information in clothes as well as practical skills in needle
work, bead work, etc.
Accommodation: North-Eastern Federal University campus
Arrivals: June 11-13, departures: August 4-6
The invitation will be issued for the period from June 5 until August 10
• Tuition fee – 800 $US
• Accommodation in double room – 380 $US
• Cultural Activities – 110$ US
to museums, theaters, concerts, social and cultural events. Sakha
traditional summer feast Ysyakh. Trip to the open - air museum
Trip to Sakha village (includes travel expenses, meals, accommodation) – 250$ US
Total: 1540 $US
coming within North2North program or exchange program are exempted from
paying tuition fee but are responsible for accommodation and cultural
Tatiana I. Olesova, Andrei Ivanov, Victor Potapov, Office of International programs, North-Eastern Federal University
Registration deadline: March 26, 2012
How to apply:
Students need to complete the application form and send it to the
Office of International programs of North-Eastern Federal
University by email:
firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax: + 7 (4112) 36 14 53 before the deadline.
“Summer in Siberia” Russian language and culture course announcement
Thu, Nov 10, 2011
The “Summer in Siberia” Russian language and Culture course is a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in the multicultural society of Yakutia in North East Siberia. Witness the historic social and economic changes occurring in Russia as you develop language skills in a Russian speaking environment.