2019-2020 School in Russia Calendar

Fall 2019

August 27

Arrival in Moscow (overnight flight from the U.S. on the 26th)

Moscow students go directly to host families; Yaroslavl and Irkutsk students to the hotel.

Aug. 28-30

Group orientation in Moscow

Yaroslavl and Irkutsk students travel to their site on the evening of August 30th.

September 2On-site orientation
September 3Classes begin
September 30 - October 4Program excursion
October 21-25Mid-terms (Middlebury classes)
November 4National Holiday
December 9-13Final exams (Middlebury classes)
December 14Earliest recommended departure date--those taking direct enrollment courses may have later exams.

2018-2019 School in Russia Calendar

Fall 2018

August 28

Arrival in Moscow (overnight flight from the U.S. on the 27th)

Moscow students go directly to host families; Yaroslavl and Irkutsk students to the hotel.

Aug. 29-31

Group orientation in Moscow

Yaroslavl and Irkutsk students travel to their site on the evening of August 31st.

September 3On-site orientation
September 4Classes begin
October 1-5Program excursion
October 22-26Mid-terms (Middlebury classes)
November 5National Holiday
December 10-14Final exams (Middlebury classes)
December 15Earliest recommended departure date--those taking direct enrollment courses may have later exams.

Spring 2019

January 8Arrival in Moscow
January 9HSE courses begin (important for those Moscow students taking direct enrollment courses)
January 9-11Group orientation in Moscow
January 12On-site orientation
Janaury 14Middlebury program courses begin
February 7Mainstream classes begin (all but HSE)
February 25 - March 1Mid-term exams (Middlebury program courses)
March 4-8Program excursion*
March 8National holiday; no classes
April 19Middlebury classes end
April 22-26Final exams (Middlebury classes)
April 27Earliest recommended departure date--those taking direct enrollment courses may have later exams.**

May 1-3 and 9-10 National Holidays, no classes.

*Excursion dates may vary from site to site and will be determined later.

** Depends on classes, exams may take place in June.