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The Carmel Institute for Russian Culture and History's Fifth Annual Symposium is co-hosted with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, April 19.

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Carmel Institute Awards and Courses

The Carmel Institute offers a wide range of financial support for study in Russia.

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Video Introduction to the Carmel Institute

The Carmel Institute promotes greater understanding of Russian culture's versatility and richness among US students.

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Recent News

National Opera & Bolshoi Young Artists

February 16, 2016

The Carmel Institute hosts concert for young artists of the Washington National Opera and the Bolshoi Theater at Russian Embassy. Read more at Hollywood on the Potomac.

Tracing Russia's Influence on Music and Art

December 14, 2015

Carmel Institute collaboration with the Library of Congress for a cross-cultural exhibition in Saint Petersburg featured in Beyond the Headlines article by Irina Kruzhilina. Read more.

Study Abroad Opportunities

Study in Russia Grants for 2016-2017

Apply by February 24, 2016

The Carmel Institute will select students for grants covering a range of study abroad and language acquisition programs. Please see Study Abroad page for details.

2016 Summer Trip: Musical Russia from Glinka to Jazz

Apply by March 14, 2016

The Carmel Institute's 2016 summer class in Russia will explore "Musical Russia: Glinka to Jazz" through readings, museum visits, seminars, and performances. Please see Study Abroad page for details.

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