GRINT Centre for Education and culture

Study Abroad in Moscow, Russia

First hand knowledge and academic credits for studying Russian language and culture in the capital of Russia
It is a pleasure to welcome you on behalf of GRINT Centre for Education, located in Moscow, Russia.

Our Russian study abroad programs are designed for American college and university undergraduates who are interested in acquiring firsthand knowledge and earning academic credits for studying the Russian language and culture through intensive classes and outside activities in Moscow, the heart of Russia, on a summer, semester or academic year basis.

Why study in Russia?
1-2-3 and more
good reasons
to go
Politics, Business, Science, Architecture, Literature, Art, Music, Drama theatre, Ballet


One: Why Russia ?
Russia is an interesting and challenging country for students of almost any academic discipline (Linguistics, History and Cultural Studies to International Relations and Security). There are many reasons why Russia is important:

1. Size: Russia is the largest country on the planet and 9th most populous with 146 million inhabitants.

2. Diplomatic power: Russia is a key player in the settlement of regional conflicts. As a permanent member of the UN Security Council Russia maintains the right of veto.

3. Energy superpower: Russia, rich in almost all natural resources and containing deposits of nearly every element in the Periodic Table, possesses roughly one quarter of the world's known petroleum reserves and is currently responsible for over a fifth of global exports.

4. Business: Russia manifests the 12th-largest market in the world with the 3rd-largest foreign currency reserve.

5. Education and science: One of the foremost systems of education and science in the world, Russia has won more Nobel Prizes than all of Asia and is the Motherland of of the first world Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin.

6. Language: The Russian language is the 6th most practiced in the world with 259.8 million speakers.

7. Literature: Russia has produced many world famous writers such as Alexander Pushkin Alexander Pushkin, Nikolai Gogol, Ivan Turgenev, Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Anton Chekhov, Ivan Bunin, and Maxim Gorky, Mikhail Bulgakov, Boris Pasternak, Mikhail Sholokhov, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.

8. Art: Russian has enriched world art from the icons of Andrey Rublev to the 20th-century Avantgardists such as Kazimir Malevich, Wassily Kandinsky, and Marc Chagall.

9. Music: Many great Russian artists have adorned the world of music: Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Alexander Scriabin, Igor Stravinsky, Sergei Prokofiev, Dmitri Shostakovich, violinist David Oistrakh, cellist Mstislav Rostropovich, pianists Vladimir Horowitz and Sviatoslav Richter, vocalists Galina Vishnevskaya, Anna Netrebko and Dmitry Hvorostovsky. In addition, if you study in Moscow you will have access literally to thousands of concerts, shows and musical performances which occur on a daily basis.

10. Ballet: From the Imperial Ballet to Dyagilev's "Russian Seasons," and to the choreography schools of the Soviet Union, Russian ballet is known and respected over the entire world. 20th-century ballet stars include Anna Pavlovna Anna Pavlova, Vaslav Nijinsky, Maya Plisetskaya, Rudolf Nureyev, Mikhail Baryshnikov. The Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow and The Mariinsky in Saint Petersburg remain famous throughout the world.
And still Russia remains one of the world's most misinterpreted countries.

Explore the opportunities for Education in Russia for foreigners in different fields starting from preparation for the Ministry of Education proficiency exams. Choose the learning program in English or study in Russian! Experience this beautiful place through its own lens. The GRINT Language Center stands ready to aid you in this adventure!
Two: Why Moscow ?
A city of 12 million, Moscow remains one of the largest population and cultural centers in the world.

Russia's capital has much to offer with over 100 theatres, 500 museums and galleries, 100 parks, countless exhibitions and recreational opportunities. One third of the country's historical sites, 200 of which are featured by UNESCO, are concentrated in Moscow. One may experience all 900 years of the city's history and feel the pulse of contemporary growth and change. Do not forget to consider GRINT Russian summer programs as well. Moscow is particularly beautiful at this time of year!

There are more than one million students in the city each year.

Come join us to study in Moscow and explore the city in your own way!

Three: Why GRINT?
GRINT Centre for Education and Culture is an accredited Language and Culture school. Since 1992, we have been offering high quality Russian language and area studies programs to a variety of individuals ranging from international students and faculty to business executives and media professionals.

GRINT Centre for Education is a member of TORFL (State Tests of Russian as a Foreign Language), a national network uniting institutions where international students may take Russian proficiency exams. GRINT offers specially designed intensive TORFL preparation programs. After each course students may take the State Examinations on our premises. Those who pass these exams receive a State Certificate and may continue their education in Russia.

As a learning centre we offer a truly academic environment on the 150-acre campus of the Moscow Humanities University located in the southeastern part of Moscow in a beautiful area not far from the famous 17th-century estate, Kuskovo. Just 7 metro stops from downtown Moscow, Kuskovo is well known for its park and lakes with easy access to the center by subway.

Experience enormous possibilities (classrooms, dormitories, cafeteria, swimming pool, gym) to communicate with Russian students on a daily basis.

Welcome to Moscow!
Our students
Program participants
Students from the USA during one of our semestesr, academic year and summer programs 2004 - 2016 (to be continued on other pages)
See it yourself! See you in Moscow !