Global Russia is an immersive exploration program that brings the world's emerging leaders and rising professionals face-to-face with current and future business, political and intellectual elites at premier international discussion platforms in Russia.
Key features
Small Groups
We select between five and fifteen qualified participants for each trip, focusing on individual interests and tailoring program elements based on each group's background.
Private Meetings
Participants engage in on- and off-the-record discussions with public and private leaders on a wide range of issues and international trends.
Cultural Excursions
Trips are supplemented with cultural programs and free time aside for exploring tourist attractions, regional arts, and the local nightlife scene.
Alumni Benefits
Program alumni are provided with options to continue building personal connections with Russia through partner events, programs, and internship opportunities.
The program is open to undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate students as well as young professionals in fields including, but not limited to, Russian-area studies, business, law, journalism, public policy, and the social sciences. It is designed to deepen expertise, improve understanding, and ultimately help establish lasting connections with forward-thinking leaders of tomorrow, in Russia and beyond.
St. Petersburg International Economic Forum
June 6-8 | St. Petersburg, Russia
Eastern Economic Forum
Sept. 4-6 | Vladivostok, Russia
Russian Energy Week
October 1-5 | St.Petersburg, Russia
Past Events
> Eastern Economic Forum 2018
> Russian Investment Forum 2019
Contact us
The Global Russia program is administered by the Russian-American Cooperation Initiative, a nonprofit NGO focused on preserving and advancing strategic dialogue between the U.S. and Russia.
To reach us by phone, please call:
+1 (425) 957 6077