International Summer School "Russia - Far East" August 6-26, 2019

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Russia - Far East Summer School offers international students several course modules each lasting 3 weeks of intensive training. The School is multi-modular, which means that each participating student can choose from a variety of course modules. As compared to the Russia - Far East Summer School held in previous years, the Summer School of 2019 greatly expands the range of academic modules offered to the international students.


You will be able to improve your skills and competences and enjoy the following components of the Russia Far East Summer School:
- improve your Russian language skills;
- learn more about the history, main facts and figures of Russia and the Russian Far East;
- explore Vladivostok and enjoy diverse outside of the classroom activities;
- taste the Far Eastern cuisine;
- enjoy a rich cultural life of the Far Eastern capital of Russia.

Dates: August 6-26, 2019

ECTS credits: 4.0

Language of instruction: English and Russian

Participation eligibility: undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, and non-matriculated students

Payment: 60 000 RUB

Accommodation: Dormitory rooms with a two-person occupancy

Application deadline: May 20, 2019.

The Program of the Russia Far East Summer School

1. Completing an Online Application Form,

2. Receiving participation confirmation from FEFU,

3. Receiving Invitation Letter from FEFU for visa,

4. Completing Visa Formalities and Getting a Russian visa,

5. Submitting Arrivals/Departures Information,

6. Paying the Registration Fee either online or at a cash counter at FEFU,

7. Getting a Registration at the Office of Visas and Registration by brining copies of all pages in your passport.

8. Getting insurance for a stay in Russia (this is optional: you would need a Russian insurance in case you did not get it at your home country).

Russian Language and Culture

This module developed by the Russian language instructors will help students immerse into an intensive study of the Russian language, and learn the culture and traditions of Russia and of Primorsky Krai province. Students of all levels of knowledge of the Russian language will be able to take this course based on their knowledge level demonstrated during the placement test.

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Russian Domestic and Foreign Policy

This module developed by the FEFU School of International and Regional Studies offers a unique series of lectures and seminars on Russian foreign policy in Northeast Asia.

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Entrepreneurship, Innovations and Marketing in the Emerging Markets of the Asia-Pacific Countries

This module was developed by the FEFU School of Economics and Management to facilitate participant’s understanding of the key strategic, technical, commercial, financial, and human issues linked to the creation or development of a start-up or a traditional business. Students will learn the techniques and experience of successful business in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Film Studies: Contemporary Russian documentary as a tool of memorial culture

This module developed by the Pacific Meridian Movie Festival movie selection committee members will feature historical development of the Russian and international movie-making, movie criticism, and understanding of movie-making as a way of archiving reality.

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Transition to a Green Economy

This module was developed by the FEFU School of Economics and Management to enhance participants’ knowledge of different concepts and facets of the green economy, as well as global, national and sector-specific challenges and opportunities to advance low-carbon, resource efficient and socially inclusive development.

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Russia - Far East Summer School provides students with a wide range of opportunities to explore history and culture of the city of Vladivostok and Primorsky Krai province by visiting city museums and taking sightseeing tours, tasting local seafood cuisine, and by participating in the vibrant cultural life and events held in Vladivostok during the summer.

The cultural program includes:

  • FEFU Campus Walking Tour;
  • Vladivostok Bus Sightseeing Tour;
  • FEFU Museum Bus Tour;
  • Arsenyev Museum Bus Tour;
  • Matryoshka painting master class;
  • Bus tour to Okean National Summer Camp;
  • Walking Tour to Cape Tabizin.


220 foreign university students and high school teachers have attended FEFU summer schools in 2018