Department ofGermanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures

Education Abroad: Cultural Immersion in Post-Soviet Georgia

Education Abroad: Cultural Immersion in Post-Soviet Georgia

CEN SP24 RUS 197 Georgia Embedded Program Flyer


This one-credit embedded course in Georgia provides a one-week immersion
in Georgian culture combined with lectures on Georgian history and
contemporary politics, including the long history of Georgian-Russian lovehate
relations. The program includes a tour of the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, and
its surroundings; key museums and monasteries, interaction with local
students, a cooking class, calligraphy workshop, day trips to Kakheti and
Kazbegi, a visit to a Georgian sulfur bath, and more!
This program is open to students taking any Russian course in the spring
2024 semester (RUS 2, RUS 100, RUS 142, RUS 200, RUS 403, RUS 420).
Students participating in the embedded program will be manually enrolled in a
1-credit travel course, RUS 197.
This program is led by Dr. Irina Mikaelian ( and Dr. Yuliya
Ladygina (