Every year MCU offers students from all over the world an opportunity to spend their summer vacations efficiently by participating in its summer schools. MCU summer schools host a diverse and engaging format that combines intensive Russian language coursework with workshops and guide tours around popular Russian cities. Students will have ample opportunities to boost their Russian and cross-cultural communication skills learning from highly qualified instructors, prepare thematic presentations, and even try themselves as teachers. Living in environmentally-friendly place, students will experience local lifestyle and traditions, participate in sports and cultural events, and make friends with Russian students.
As part of summer events, MCU hosts the Tandem Summer School, a project that promotes international exchange with MCU partner Universities, such as Burgenland University of Applied Sciences in Austria and University of Nottingham in England.

Previous Events

2017 Russian-Austrian Summer School Tandem (July 9—29)

The summer school hosted 70 students from MCU and Burgenland University of Applied Sciences, Austria. The lectures and seminars arranged as part of the School activities were aimed at improving proficiency level of Russian and German, as well as cross-cultural communication skills. The students were offered a diverse academic and cultural program that included training in foreign languages, project work, lectures on Russian culture, watching and discussing old Russian movies, as well as tours around Moscow and historical Russian cities —Vladimir and Suzdal.

 

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2016 Russian-Austrian Summer School Tandem (July 11—31)

The 2nd Russian-Austrian Summer School Tandem started on July 11 with a welcome word from the School coordinators from MCU and Burgenland University of Applied Sciences. 2016 was the second year of successful launch of Tandem program designed by Professor Anatoly Berdichevsky, Burgenland University of Applied Sciences. Besides intensive language course, the students enjoyed a wide variety of other activities, such as sports and cultural events, and excursions around popular tourist attractions.  After 20-days program, Russian and Austrian students learned a lot about local culture and traditions, made new friends, fostering deeper cross-cultural understanding between the two nations.