Sochi State University
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Sochi State University is located in Russia’s Olympic capital Sochi , host of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, the FIFA Confederations Cup in 2017 and FIFA World Cup in 2018 and many others. Sochi is a Modern city with sophisticated infrastructure and beautiful architecture. Situated right on the coast of the Black Sea and surrounded by the Caucasus Mountains, it allows for a unique ambiance of coastal and mountain attractions. Because of its mild climate, Sochi is a popular resort with approximately 5 million tourists annually. Sochi is also a center of innovations, a center of business attraction, and a vital scientific center in the South of Russia.
Center of attraction
Historically, Sochi has always been a popular resort destination in Russia. The Olympic Games in 2014 stimulated the region's infrastructure development, transportation accessibility and international interest. The city is divided into four regions: Lazarevsky, Central, Khosta and Adler. It also includes the mountain village of Krasnaya Polyana, a world famous ski resort.
Sochi is famous for its unique natural environment that allows for a year-round activity: mild coastal winters with an average temperature of 45F with nearby snowy mountain resort of Krasnaya Polyana with Olympic slopes as well as hot summers by the Black Sea and refreshing mountain air,waterfalls, and forests in just a 45 minute drive.
You will never get bored!
Sochi hosts approximately 200 major events annually, including mega-events in sports, cultural, political and business spheres – Formula 1, FIFA World Cup, singing competition “New wave”, film festival “Kinotavr”, AtomExpo, Russian Investment Forum etc.
Activities one can do in Sochi: hockey, sailing, mountain climbing, windsurfing, mountain skiing, mountain biking, ballet, opera, theater, concerts, museums, etc.
Just an hour flight separates Sochi from regional capital Krasnodar, in 2.5 hours you can enjoy the view of the Kazan Kremlin and the Petropavlovsky Cathedral. A three-hour flight to the north – and you will be in St Petersburg. The same three-hour flight to north-east will take you to Ekaterinburg and right to the Ural mountains.
Sochi State University was established in 1989 as the Educational and Scientific Center for Training and Professional Development of staff for recreation and tourism industry and quickly gained reputation for being a leader in
Sochi State University campus is situated in Sochi central district with a bus stop right by the campus. To get to and from Sochi, you can use a plane (Sochi has an international airport 30 minutes away from the city center), a train (modern trains can take you to regional capital Krasnodar, mountain resort Krasnaya Polyana or anywhere else) or even a ship (you can take a cruise on the Black sea or board a fast boat to Turkey or Georgia).
Sochi is a modern city with all its infrastructure including shops, cafes, restaurants, banks, hospitals etc. Sochi State University campus has a students’ canteen, a medical center, a publishing center, a Russian Language Center where foreigners learn Russian, a volunteer center that is the largest university volunteer center in Russia, a media center etc. Students can play volleyball, football, basketball and other kinds of sports in university sports center.
Sochi State University offers the following classes in English in Hospitality Business: Hospitality Service Process, Hospitality Equipment, Quality Control in Hospitality, Hospitality Management, etc.
Credits: 1 ZET = 36 academic hours. One academic year = 60 ZET.
Getting Credit for Studies Abroad
Academic Year: September 1 - June 30
Spring Semester: February 10 - June 30
HRM Junior, Senior, and completion of HA100, ISM120, HA240, HA260 or 256.
HOW TO APPLYTo apply to this program, all you need to do is hit the "Apply Now" button found at the top of this page. Once applied, you will have your own personal study abroad page, with a checklist of items needed in order to complete your application. Once you complete your application, you will be charged a non-refundable application fee of $100.
TALK TO AN ADVISORIf you would like to talk to an advisor about this program, you can find his/her name at the top of the brochure page. To make an appointment, or view walk-in hours for this advisor, please visit the "Talk to an Advisor" section.
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Academic Year||2021-2022||03/15/2020 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Academic Year||2020-2021||04/01/2020 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Academic Year||2022-2023||03/15/2021 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|