International Summer School 2018 will be held at a new MGIMO University campus in Odintsovo, in the prestigious Moscow suburban area “Rublevka”, where the President of Russia and most of the Federal ministers reside. Locatedat a 25 kilometer distance from the Red Square of Moscow, the new campus is noted for healthy country-side environment and an efficient transportation system bringing you to downtown Moscow in no more than half an hour. The Summer School students will be placed at the “MGIMO Hotel” in Odintsovo, an officially registered 3-star Hotel attached to the main building. This year MGIMO International Summer School offers an intensive Module on Russian Foreign Policy: Modern Challenges and a Module on Russian Energy Policy and International Energy Cooperation. All Modules are taught in English by prominent, internationally recognized MGIMO University professors, at graduate level. Students will attend daily lectures, followed by group discussions and teamwork projects, meet prominent Russian politicians and diplomats, representatives of Russian and international big businesses. Each module consists of Discipline-Specific Courses (62 contact hours including an oral exam, 5 ECTS credits), and 30 contact hours and 14 field trip hours of the Russian Language Course (4 ECTS credits). The Russian language course is taught in groups composed of students with similar levels of proficiency in the Russian language. Tuition fee for one Module is 3 000 Euros. It covers application processing, tuition, visa support, free use of outstanding sports facilities(12 specialized gyms including a 25-meter swimming pool), course certificate after graduation, wide selection of afternoon and evening activities, 4 coach excursions per Module, welcome and graduation events, free WiFi, MGIMO T-shirt.