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Innovative Learning for Innovative Students

Funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP) within the U.S. Department of Defensethe Russian Flagship Program at Indiana University offers a unique learning opportunity for ambitious students interested in pursuing global careers. This innovative language-learning program has been specifically designed to maximize student achievement.

Become a Global Professional

  • Reach professional-level proficiency in Russian
  • Pursue any of the 300 majors offered by Indiana University
  • Develop career skills (e.g., grant proposal writing, event organizing, managing interest groups, public writing and speaking, and research)
  • Study abroad for a full year in Kazakhstan and complete a professional internship at transnational corporations, local business and non-profits
  • Develop personal and professional networks
  • Graduate with an impressive set of professional skills

A Bridge to Other Cultures

During the Capstone Year, you will live in a bilingual society with Russian and Kazakh used across a variety of public and private spheres. You will have a brief crash course in Kazakh at IU before your departure and you will also have a chance to continue learning Kazakh in Kazakhstan.