Learn to speak Ukrainian on our full-immersion summer programs! The curriculum combines classroom learning with activities with native speakers. This is commonly recognized as the best form of intensive language learning. All learning programs are taught in Ukrainian and the teachers have years of experience in teaching these languages to foreigners.
Students are offered a range of cultural activities and excursions designed to immerse them in the Ukrainian language. Typical evening activities include outings to concerts, cinema, theaters, cultural events, museums, and more! Weekend excursions include visits to such locations as the beautiful Carpathian Mountains and local castles.
Additional Start Dates Available
This program can be taken all year round. In addition to the program dates above, there are also start dates in August, October, November, December, February, March, April, and May.
The Ukrainian Language and Culture School is a prestigious language institute based in Lviv. All of the courses and lectures meet the Association of Language Testers in Europe (ALTE) requirements and use the communicative approach. Their instructors have extensive experience teaching foreign and native speakers at the best Ukrainian universities and abroad. Each program focuses on developing your oral, writing, reading and listening skills. The School’s courses are based on the core educational principles: system, consistency, and an individual approach. Their well-tested study program is effective and easy for foreign students and is flexible depending on the group’s level and wishes.
Lviv is one of the hidden gems of Europe. It is Ukraine’s main cultural centers and is located in the western part of the country. The city is famous for its charming historical center, which survived World War II and is listed among UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. Today you can explore its beautiful cobblestone streets and admire the architectural treasures and old buildings. If you’re a culture buff, you’ll enjoy the city’s philharmonic orchestra and the Lviv Theater of Opera and Ballet. There is a magical mixture of cultural traditions since the city was fought over and incorporated into many countries and empires throughout history, such has the Austro-Hungary and the Polish Republic. If you’re interested in meeting local students there are plenty of universities to visit such as the Lviv University and the Lviv Polytechnic. They will show you around the city’s best hotspots and you can practice your language skills with them. Lviv is the perfect place to study abroad and learn Ukrainian.
Courses & Descriptions:
All programs combine a mixture of language lessons and cultural courses and activities.
Students take intensive Ukrainian lessons in the morning (3 hours). Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced levels are offered. In the afternoons there are cultural excursions such as city tours, museums, open air markets, and films.
Seattle Central Community College (SCCC) Online Travel/Study Courses
All students are invited to enroll in SCCC’s travel/study courses in order to secure college credit or earn additional credit. These are independent study courses that complement your language and cultural studies and help you reflect on your experiences abroad. Please see our page on SSCC Travel/Study Courses for more information. SCCC courses require an additional fee. Please contact us for more details.
It is possible to transfer credit directly from the Ukrainian Culture and Language School or through our partner college, Seattle Central Community College. With prior approval of your advisor, the courses should seamlessly transfer back to your home university. Before applying it’s important to speak with the study abroad advisor at your home institution to obtain pre-approval for your courses and determine how many credits you’ll receive. Every educational institution has different policies about transferring credit, so we encourage you to follow your institution’s regulations.
After completing the program, we’ll send your registrar or study abroad advisor an official transcript with the course titles, credit hours, and grades. Your university will need this transcript to transfer credit.
It is possible to transfer your financial aid to pay for some or all of the program costs. The first step is to check with your home institution’s financial aid advisor before applying. Since every home institution has different rules, only your advisor can tell you what kind of aid can transfer. Study Abroad Poland is happy to provide you with a certificate of enrollment or any other documents that your university might require.
Scholarships are available on our scholarships page.
December 06, 2015 - Winter
April 08, 2016 - Summer
May 05, 2016 - Summer 2
June 04, 2016 - Summer 3
Late applications will be considered on an individual basis.
Applying for our programs is simple! Fill out the on-line application form and wait for more information from us.