Important Dates

As you make preparations to begin an application or plan for a study abroad program, please consider these important dates as part of your planning.

Application Deadlines

  • Summer Term: February 15th
  • Fall Semester: March 15th
  • Academic Year Program: March 15th
  • Spring Semester: October 15th

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Program Dates

The program dates listed below are sorted by program and period. Note that these dates are tentative and depend on country preference and flight availability. Please confirm with American Councils staff about program dates and any pre-departure orientations.

Eurasian Regional Language Program

Semester Start Date End Date
Fall 2014 August 25, 2014 December 18, 2014
Academic Year 2014-15 August 25, 2014 May 18, 2015
Spring 2015 January 19, 2015 May 18, 2015
Summer 2015 June 8, 2015 August 10, 2015
Fall 2015 August 24, 2015 TBD
Academic Year 2015-16 August 24, 2015 TBD

Energy in Central Asia Program (ECAP)
Semester Start Date End Date Length
Summer 2015 July 17 August 16 4 weeks

Overseas Professional and Intercultural Training (OPIT) Program
Semester Start Date End Date Length
Summer 2015 June 12 July 27 6 weeks

Peace and Security in the South Caucasus Program
Semester Start Date End Date Length
Summer 2015 July 5 August 2 4 weeks

For me, being surrounded by such patient professors was extremely beneficial and made me feel very comfortable as I struggled through speaking.

--Joely, Tajikistan

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