Dates

Fall 2019

Depart from the U.S. on overnight flight August 26
Arrival in Moscow August 27
Orientation (in Moscow) August 28-30
Yaroslavl & Irkutsk students travel to their site August 30
Site-specific orientation September 2
Classes begin September 3
Program excursion* September 30 - October 4
Midterm Exams (Middlebury classes) October 21-25
National Holiday November 4
Final Exams (Middlebury classes) December 9-13
Earliest recommended departure date--those taking direct enrollment courses may have later exams. December 14

All dates are subject to change.

*Excursion dates may vary from site to site.

Spring 2020

Moscow

Depart from the U.S. on overnight flight January 8
Arrival in Moscow January 9
Orientation January 10-11
Classes begin January 13
Program excursion February 17-21
Midterm Exams (Middlebury classes) March 2-6
National Holidays February 23, March 8, May 1 and 9, June 12
Final Exams (Middlebury classes) April 13-17
Earliest recommended departure date--those taking direct enrollment courses may have later exams, as late as late June. April 18

Irkutsk and Yaroslavl

Depart from the U.S. on overnight flight February 3
Arrival in Moscow February 4
Orientation (in Moscow) February 5-6
Yaroslavl & Irkutsk students travel to their site February 6
Site-specific orientation February 7
Classes begin February 10
Program excursion March 9-13
Midterm Exams (Middlebury classes) March 23-27
National Holidays February 23, March 8, May 1 and 9, June 12
Final Exams (Middlebury classes) May 11-15
Earliest recommended departure date--those taking direct enrollment courses may have later exams, as late as late June. May 16

Beginner Track, Moscow

Depart from the U.S. on overnight flight January 20
Arrival in Moscow January 21
Orientation January 22-24
Classes begin January 27
Program excursion February 17-21
National Holidays February 23, March 8, May 1
Classes end April 30
Earliest recommended departure date May 1

All dates are subject to change.

2019-2020 Fees

Semester Tuition (includes health insurance): $15,800
Year Tuition (includes health insurance): $31,600

Middlebury College students pay an additional $1,750 study abroad fee per semester.

Estimated Out-of-Pocket Expenses: Irkutsk

  Fall Spring Year
Room/Board $4,000 $4,800 $8,000
Books/Supplies $150 $150 $150
Personal $2,000 $2,400 $4,000
Travel from New York $1,100 $1,100 $1,100
Visa/Residency Permit $500 $500 $500
Total $7,750 $8,950 $13,800

Estimated Out-of-Pocket Expenses: Moscow

  Fall Spring Year
Room/Board (homestay) $5,000 $6,000 $10,000
Room/Board (HSE dorm)* $2,400 $3,000 $6,000
Books/Supplies $150 $150 $150
Personal $2,500 $3,000 $5,000
Travel from New York $1,100 $1,100 $1,100
Visa/Residency Permit $500 $500 $500
Total $9,250 $10,750 $16,800

*Moscow students enrolled at the Higher School of Economics (HSE) have the option to live in an HSE dormitory with Russian students. Middlebury students' aid award will be adjusted to reflect this lower expenditure if they elect to do so.

Estimated Out-of-Pocket Expenses: Yaroslavl

  Fall Spring Year
Room/Board $4,000 $4,800 $8,000
Books/Supplies $150 $150 $200
Personal $2,000 $2,400 $4,000
Travel from New York $1,100 $1,100 $1,100
Visa/Residency Permit $500 $500 $500
Total $7,750 $8,950 $13,800

Note: Personal expenses cover some basic necessities (local transportation, cell phone, bank fees, program-sponsored excursions, etc.) and do not include your discretionary spending (e.g. entertainment, fitness, and travel). All fees subject to change. Exchange rate: $1 = 68 RUB.