Study Abroad

Study Abroad in Russia

Take part in this dynamic class to enjoy a greater understanding of the world, be informed to challenge respective stereotypes, and have a competitive edge in the workplace.

Hawkeye has partnered with Kazan Federal University to make this opportunity available. Gain valuable experience and lifelong relationships through this innovative course in which you’ll interact with students from Russia through video and audio conferences, and social media.

Funds for travel are available for any student wishing to participate.

Check out our list of helpful websites to learn more about Russia.

This program is not currently being offered.

Honors Seminar: Contemporary Russia—CLS926

The Honors Seminar: Contemporary Russia is a hybrid, 8-week course that will consist of a brief overview of Russia’s political, economic, and social developments from the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991 to the present day. We will also examine Russia’s rich traditions and customs, ethnic and cultural diversity, various aspects of everyday life, the impact of geography and environment on Russian history and culture, and the evolution of U.S.-Russian relations since the end of the Cold War.

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Program Contacts

International Student Services Coordinator

Marina Durinova
Student Services
Hawkeye Center 208
319-296-2329 ext.1590
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Assistant Professor

Evgeny Badredinov
Grundy Hall 238
319-296-2329 ext.1353
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