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Russian Flagship is Accepting Applications
Author: Russian Flagship Program
Posted: February 11, 2013

The Russian Flagship Program (RFP) at Portland State University is now accepting applications for academic year 2013–14. 

The RFP has an Introductory Track for students with little or no prior training in Russian and an Advanced Track for students with three or more years of training in Russian and students who come from Russian speaking backgrounds. Both tracks feature Russian across the curriculum classes integrated with Portland State’s award winning general education program, and study abroad component at the overseas Russian Flagship Center at St. Petersburg State University. The program is designed to permit students of both tracks to attain Superior (professional) proficiency in Russian. All students of the Russian Flagship Program can expect to graduate with a major in the discipline of their choice, a second major in Russian, and a Certificate of Advanced Proficiency in Russian.

Program Benefits

  • Small, intensive language classes
  • Focus on Russian in real-life settings
  • Study abroad opportunities
  • International internships
  • Certification of language skills
  • Career planning and support

To learn more about the program please visit our Web site at or contact us at

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