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  • Locations: Moscow, Russia
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Winter-Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2020-2021 03/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission 08/27/2020 05/30/2021
Fall 2020 03/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission 08/27/2020 12/20/2020
Winter-Spring 2021 10/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission 02/04/2021 05/30/2021

** Application materials may be reviewed prior to the program's application deadline. (Please note: if all of your boxes are checked-off, your application is complete.) In most cases, for applicants applying to programs led by PSU faculty, interviews and final selection will take place after the program deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Fulfills University Studies Requirement: Yes, Reporting Live Supplemental Course
Program Description:

Program OverviewCIEE_Moscow

Study business and international relations in a global center of business and culture: Moscow. In this largest city in Europe, you’ll learn about the enduring effects of the city’s violent history, and witness its preparations for a promising future – Moscow’s hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup. At Russia’s most prestigious foreign affairs university and through an internship and excursions, you’ll expand your knowledge, boost your Russian language skills, and get the most out of living and studying in Moscow.

Program Focus

The Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) is Russia's most prestigious university for students with international interests. It is located in a picturesque, green section of southern Moscow, home to several higher education institutions. MGIMO’s diverse student body of 6,500 is drawn from the top ranks of Russian schools and from partner universities around the world. More than 1,000 foreign students from 65 countries are enrolled at the school. MGIMO offers a broad range of courses at undergraduate and graduate levels, from international affairs, political science, economics, and international law, to journalism, business management, and energy policy.


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Program Dates

Current CIEE Calendar

Fall Semester with CIEE = Fall Quarter at PSU
Spring Semester with CIEE = Winter & Spring Quarters at PSU

Areas of Study

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This program is a good fit for the following majors:

  • Business Administration
  • Cultural Studies
  • Economics
  • European Studies
  • History
  • International Studies
  • Political Science
  • Russian


Fall:  Students enroll in 22.5 - 24 quarter credit hours
Winter/Spring:  Students enroll in 24 quarter credit hours

Capstone Option

Reporting Live Capstone available during Fall & Spring Quarters

Language of Instruction 

English, Russian 

Host Country Language 



Residence Hall

Class Standing Eligibility

  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Post-Baccalaureate

Minimum GPA Requirements


Must be in Satisfactory Academic Standing.

Program Requirements


Program Fee

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PSU Fees

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Application Fee:
All applications include a $50 non-refundable fee due on the application deadline. Students who do not intend to complete a program application are required to withdraw before the deadline, otherwise, the $50 application fee will
be assessed to the students' account.