Study Abroad in Moscow
College Study Abroad
Explore Moscow, Russia
Golden domes dot the skyline of this illustrious capital that is also home to the Kremlin, Red Square, St Basil’s Cathedral, and the Bolshoi Theater. Students can experience firsthand the role Moscow has played and continues to play on the world stage.
Study Tours & Cultural Excursions
Every CIEE semester program has frequent cultural excursions and a multi-day study tour uniquely designed to complement the program’s academics and enhance students’ cultural immersion. In Moscow, past study tours and excursions have included:
- Tours of the world-famous Kremlin, ancient churches, the State Tretiakov Museum of Russian Art, and the Cold War Museum Bunker–42
- Visits to the ballet to see some of the greatest dancers in the world
- Trips to St. Petersburg, Kazan, Yaroslavl, Lev Tolstoy’s estate near the city of Tula, and the ancient cities of Kolomna and Vladimir
Where Students Study
CIEE Moscow is located at Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), located in a green area of southern Moscow that’s home to several higher education institutions.
Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO)
MGIMO is Russia’s most global university, with more than 1,000 foreign students from 65 countries currently enrolled. One of the first Russian universities to join the European Universities Association and the first in Russia to offer a master’s degree in English, MGIMO offers a broad range of courses at undergraduate and graduate levels.
Internships & Volunteering
Depending on their program of study and availability, students may be able to participate in an internship or volunteer.