Program Details (Russian LBAT)

Russian program


Students with two prior years of Russian enroll in:

  • RUSS 3691: Advanced Intensive Russian (3 credits)
  • RUSS 3692: Advanced Reading and Composition: Current Affairs, Business, Science and Technology (3 credits)
  • RUSS 3695: Contemporary Russia (3 credits)

Students with three prior years of Russian enroll in:

  • RUSS 4692: Advanced Intensive Russian II (3 credits)
  • RUSS 4693: Advanced Intensive Russian III (3 credits)
  • RUSS 3695: Contemporary Russia (3 credits)

All courses offer Georgia Tech credit.

Cultural Program

In and around Riga and the Baltics:

  • Riga old city
  • Soviet-era nuclear bunker
  • Courland (Kemeri bog walk; Open-Air Museum at the Juglas lake; Livonian castle; Kuldige)
  • Gauja National Park area and Sigulda castle
  • Art Nouveau Riga
  • 3 day trip to Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Roundtable with university students
  • Break during the local midsummer's holiday of Ligo 

Excursions highlight the multicultural heritage of the area, as well as the Soviet experience.


All students stay in individual homestays with Russian-speaking families.


  • Program fee: T.B.A. Fee includes homestay with daily breakfast and dinner, cultural excursions, including Vilnius trip, insurance, books, airport pickup on June 4 or 5. Price excludes tuition and airfare.
  • Nine credits tuition (out-of-state students pay in-state tuition)
  • Application fee – $250

The first installment of the program fee will be due on March 15.

The final installment will be due on April 15.