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United States-Russia Program: Improving Research and Educational Activities in Higher Education

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Program Office: International and Foreign Language Education Service

CFDA Number: 84.116S
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants
Also Known As: U.S.-Russia Program

Program Description

Provides grants that demonstrate partnerships between Russian and American institutions of higher education that contribute to the development and promotion of educational opportunities between the two nations, particularly in the areas of mutual foreign language learning and the cooperative study in all subject areas.

Types of Projects

The U.S. Department of Education and the Russian Ministry of Education and Science will support collaborative projects comprised of partnerships of Russian and American universities and colleges.

Please click on this link to view the Google Map showing the 15 U.S.-Russia Program grants awarded between FY 2007 and FY 2010. The map includes pins for all U.S. and Russian-lead institutions.

Additional Information

The U.S.-Russia Program is administered cooperatively by the U.S. Department of Education and the Russian Ministry of Education and Science. The U.S.-Russia Program emanates from an historic agreement signed by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Russian Federation Minister of Education and Science on May 31, 2006. The Memorandum of Understanding between the two countries aims to promote understanding between the peoples of the Russian Federation and the United States.

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Last Modified: 06/02/2014