Voronezh State University
|Type of Program||Exchange|
|Program Length||Semester & Summer|
|Language of Instruction||Russian|
|Costs||Baylor tuition + housing to the host university|
|Health Insurance Required||Yes|
|Program Director||Dr. Michael Long: Michael_Long@baylor.edu|
Location:Voronezh is situated on the Don River, 500 kilometers (250 miles) south of Moscow, at the intersection of transport routes connecting East and West and linking Moscow with the southern regions of the Russian Federation. Voronezh is a major industrial center, home to aviation and spacecraft manufacturing, radioelectronics, and chemical industries.
Voronezh boasts a rich and varied cultural life with five theaters, a Philharmonic, museums of local history, exhibition and concert halls, a circus, and libraries. The writer Ivan Bunin, Nobel Laureate in Literature in 1935, was born in Voronezh. The city is also home to ten institutions of higher education, including Voronezh State University, Voronezh State Academy of Technology, and Voronezh Pedagogical University, with students making up 15% of Voronezh's population of one million.
Courses or Areas of Study:Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Computer Mechanics, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Geography, Ecology, Geology, History, International Education, International Relations, Journalism, Linguistics, Math, Philology, Philosophy, Psychology, Physics, Romance & German Philology
Please note that this program is mainly aimed at students wishing to improve their Russian proficiency. Contact Dr. Michael Long for more specific details.
Housing:Students will live on-campus in the university's dormitories.
Application Procedure:Students are responsible for applying directly to Voronezh State University as well as filling out the Baylor Study Abroad Application Packet. If you are interested in this program, you will first need to contact Dr. Michael Long.
For more information about applying to this university, go to http://www.vsu.ru/english/apply/index.html.
Costs:Students will pay tuition to Baylor and housing to VSU.
Each student is responsible for their own transportation, including airfare.
Legal Documents:A passport and visa are required. You will be eligible to apply for a Russian visa upon your acceptance to Voronezh State University. You will need to contact the closest Russian consulate to obtain a visa (the closest one to Waco is in Washington D.C.).
Exchange/Affiliate University Contact:
Any students wishing to apply to this university should first contact Dr. Michael Long Michael_Long@baylor.edu