Program cost and deadlines

CaptureProgram Dates for SSRES 2019


8 weeks:      3 June – 31 July



8-week program: Optional Fees
$6500 $1000
8-week Intensive Russian (equivalent to one academic year)
Practical Course in Kazakh Language and Culture Elective Course in Eurasian Studies (in English)
Program fee*

* The program fee includes: dormitory housing in a shared 2-person room, meal plan, airport pick up and drop off, cultural program, excursions, tutoring, books (on loan), gym pass, and official Visa Invitation Letter.


8-week program: 4-week program:
$1,800 $1,000
8-week Intensive Russian (equivalent to one academic year) 4-week intensive Russian (equivalent to one semester)

** The fee for Astana-based academics and professionals includes classes, books (on loan), tutoring, and learning materials, but does not include housing, meal plan, or cultural programming.


Estimated additional expenses*** Total
Airfare (from the USA) $1600
Visa $200
Health insurance costs vary
Local transportation $30
Personal expenses $125
Sub-total (non-billable) $1955

*** These are estimated expenses to help you plan and prepare for the program. These amounts are subject to change depending on international economic factors and past participant reports. Student expenditures in the country depend greatly on personal spending habits, post-or during-program travel, and available funds.


  1. The meal plan include lunch and dinner only (Monday – Friday)