The origin of the name Tbilisi (from the Georgian word tbili, or warm) is indicative of the nature of the city and its people. Home to over 1.5 million residents, the capital city of Georgia prides itself on its warm hospitality and rich cultural life. Its location between Europe and Asia and its status as one of the oldest cities in the world make it a prime spot for travelers, students, and scholars interested in both ancient history and current events in Eurasia.
Language(s) OfferedChechen, Georgian
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The Eurasian Regional Language Program (ERLP) offers intensive, highly-individualized instruction in more than 15 Eurasian languages, including Armenian, Azeri, Dari, Farsi, Georgian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Romanian, Ukrainian, and Uzbek. Through homestays, cultural activities, and conversation partners, participants enjoy an unprecedented opportunity to immerse themselves in daily local life while receiving ongoing support and guidance from American Councils expert, overseas staff.
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Through OPIT's six-week, English-language internships, students gain substantive overseas professional experience and intercultural communication skills demanded by today's global market. American Councils on-site staff arrange internship placements and provide ongoing support to participants. No foreign-language study is required.
American Councils has developed and implemented education programs in the former Soviet Union and Southeast Europe for almost four decades. It has contributed and continues to contribute to the creation of new knowledge, broader professional perspectives, and personal and intellectual growth through international training, academic exchange, collaboration in educational development, and public diplomacy. The OPIT program draws on the vast network of community partners, regional expertise and overseas resources built by American Councils over the years.
Please note that www.aceurasiaabroad.org and all of its information will be moving to a new website. You can visit www.acstudyabroad.org/peace for up-to-date information about the program and many others.
The South Caucasus have taken on unprecedented strategic and political importance for Russia, NATO, and the U.S. in recent years. While rich in natural resources, scenic beauty, and vibrant cultures, the region continues to be hampered by age-old conflicts and political instability. Based in Tbilisi, Georgia, this four-week summer program explores cultural identity and nationalism, development strategies, the emergence of new political systems and parties, and ongoing efforts to foster peace throughout the region.