Russian Overseas Flagship Program

In August of 2014, due to the current decline in the relations between the United States and Russia, The Language Flagship made the decision to temporarily move the Russian Overseas Flagship Program to Almaty, Kazakhstan, where it is hosted by Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. This change of the location applies to the 2014-2015 academic year. Applicants will be notified about the location of the 2015-2016 academic year program as soon as a final decision is made.

The Language Flagship


The Language Flagship leads the nation in designing, supporting, and implementing programs for advanced language education ...

Overseas Program

Program Summary

The Overseas Russian Flagship provides undergraduate students enrolled at Domestic Russian Flagship programs an opportunity for intensive, full immersion professional language training and development, as well as direct enrollment at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. The Overseas Program also accepts a limited number of post-BA and graduate students, working professionals, and heritage speakers already at the Advanced-Mid or Advanced-High language level. The program also offers a...

Domestic Program

The Russian Domestic Flagship Program:

A New Model for Undergraduate Study of Russian

The Russian Domestic Flagship consists of four U.S. institutions that offer Russian Flagship programs. In order to participate in the Domestic Program, students must enroll in one of the domestic colleges or universities. All domestic institutions are high-ranking schools with strong academic traditions of teaching...