Moldova is approximately one and one-half times the size of New Hampshire. Its location has made it a historic passageway between Asia and southern Europe as well as the victim of frequent warfare. Since independence in 1991, the country continues to struggle to come to terms with its status as an independent state. The Moldovan countryside reflects the Romanian connection, with whitewashed homes decorated with bright colors and ornamented with painted flowers and other colorful symbols. Ethnically, Moldovans make up the vast majority of the population, with a significant Russian and Ukrainian minorities. Chișinău, the capital and largest city, is also the main industrial and commercial center in Moldova
Please note that www.aceurasiaabroad.org and all of its information will be moving to a new website. You can visit www.acstudyabroad.org/erlp for up-to-date information about the program and many others.
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.
Please note that www.aceurasiaabroad.org and all of its information will be moving to a new website. You can visit www.acstudyabroad.org/opit for up-to-date information about the program and many others.
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.