SLI: Current Announcements

The Slavic,  East European and Near Eastern Summer Language Institute (SLI): Visit the SLI Website for an overview of the programs both abroad and in Pittsburgh.  New in 2014:  8-week programs in Beginning Arabic, Persian (Farsi) and Turkish! Although the scholarship deadline has passed, we are still accepting applications for all programs except the Pitt-Moscow 5+5 program.  For non-abroad programs, applications can be accepted until June 6.  Please call before applying to be sure the specific program  you want is being offered. (412-624-5906).

At these links you will find the  2013 Russian Program schedule and the Central and East European Language Program schedule   

BALSSI - Baltic Studies Summer Institute 2012-2014

The Baltic Studies Summer Institute (BALSSI), part of the Summer Language Institute offers intensive Beginning and Intermediate-level Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian languages courses. Visit the SLI homepage for details about all summer language offerings.

Project GO! Summer scholarships for ROTC students

Summer Project GO Fellowships for development of Russian language proficiency are available on a competitive basis to students enrolled in an Army, Navy, or Air Force ROTC program at any US college or university.    More information about Project GO Fellowships and SLI! Additional information available at the REES Project Go Webpage.

Russian Film Symposium

The Russian Film Symposium took place on April 29 - May 4, 2013.

Slovak Heritage Festival

The 23rd annual Slovak Heritage Festival  took place on Sunday, November 3, 2013 from 1:00-5:00 in the Commons Room of the Cathedral of Learning. The Slovak Studies Program website has more details about the Festival under "Current Information" or click here.  The 24th Annual Slovak Heritage Festival will be held on November 2, 2014.