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US Premier:
The Space Walker

Celebrate Russia's Day of Cosmonautics, April 12, with The Space Walker.

Study Abroad
Moscow State Institute of International Relations

Summer Study Abroad:
Call for Applications

Apply by April 19 for Carmel Lehrman awards for 2017 summer study of Russian language, culture, and international relations.

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Carmel Institute Video Intro

See video overview of the Carmel Institute mission.

Recent News

US Premiere of the The Spacewalker

April 14, 2017

AU's Carmel Institute co-hosts screening of new Russian film to mark International Day of Cosmonautics. Read more.

Friends and Fashion at Hillwood

March 30, 2017

American University's Carmel Institute of Russian History and Culture partnered with the Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens on a special event dedicated to Hillwood's new exhibit "Friends and Fashion: An American Diplomat in 1820s Russia." See An Evening with Friends and Fashion video of the program.

Study Abroad Opportunities

Susan Carmel Lehrman Awards for 2017 Summer Study Abroad

Apply by April 19 for awards up $8000. Please see Study Abroad page for details.

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