Engaging students, faculty, scholars, and experts to provide unique learning opportunities
Bringing the foremost experts in the world on Russia and the former Soviet Union to lecture at the Middlebury Institute
Russian and U.S. experts are brought together with graduate students in the U.S. to explore bilateral relations, Russian foreign and security policy, culture, and economics.
Scholarships are available for internships and/or research projects in Russia in the summer or fall. Funding covers round-trip travel, an accommodation allowance, and miscellaneous expenses. Only students with advanced Russian language skills will be considered.
GIRS fellows translate sociological polls conducted by Russia’s most trusted independent sociological center.
Facilitating dialogue between students in Monterey and Moscow
Read about all of our activities, from the lectures by our Visiting Experts, to fully funded research trips, internships and other academic pursuits.
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