Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University: “Kaliningrad: Bridge between Europe and Russia”
This one-week summer school will explore captivating features of the Kaliningrad region, a Russian exclave in the middle of Europe on the Baltic sea coast and its role in the international arena. Throughout the course the participants will have a possibility to attend Russian language classes, thematic lectures and a selection of activities.
The day will start with a Russian language class followed by a 2-hour lecture on various characteristic features of the region, including history, geography, culture, law, economics and international cooperation. In the afternoon the participants are welcome to join various activities closely connected to the morning lecture: a city tour, excursions to museums, a quest, etc. The main goal of these activities is to illustrate the facts discussed during the lectures, make the study process more interactive and hands-on.
As a graduation project the participants are expected to prepare and give group presentations on one of the aspects covered during the studies.
In addition, a number of leisure activities are planned at the end of the course. These include a Russian movie night at the university library, an excursion to Svetlogorsk, a seaside resort and a goodbye dinner where the participants will be awarded their certificates and celebrate this special occasion.
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