Middlebury Language School Graduate Programs



Known as the Pearl of Siberia, Irkutsk offers charms of its own, including classical theatre and a culture influenced by both European and indigenous traditions. Nearby Lake Baikal, the world's deepest freshwater lake, is home to hundreds of unique species and is a critical center for envirnonmental studies. In Irkutsk, you will study at Irkutsk State University, the oldest institution of higher learning in Eastern Siberia.