Neida H., Russia- Russian Language 18-19 (Linguistics-Slavic Emphasis)

ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I took classes structured on Russian language and then two electives. Class size was smaller usually 5-7 students. Class time was an hour and half. But all classes started at 10am. They were also all in Russian. What was … More Neida H., Russia- Russian Language 18-19 (Linguistics-Slavic Emphasis)

Ruby B., Russia – Summer Russian Language (Linguistics, Global Studies)

ACADEMICS 1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I took courses to complete linguistics major electives and Russian minor requirements. Classes in Russia were 90 minutes long and were held MTRF (W was reserved for excursions). Classes were very small, around 8-9 students each, and were … More Ruby B., Russia – Summer Russian Language (Linguistics, Global Studies)

Nathan Garrido, Russia, Russian Language Program (Global Studies)

1. What was your biggest fear about studying abroad that turned out to be no big┬ádeal? I was really more excited than anything about going to a new part of a country I was already familiar with. As a result, I felt less scared about any type of issues regarding adjusting to living in Russia … More Nathan Garrido, Russia, Russian Language Program (Global Studies)