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  • Locations: St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: Augsburg applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Program Description:

Summer Russian Language

ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA

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Program Overview

Give yourself a challenge and a reward this summer – and invigorate your Russian language studies in glorious St. Petersburg. With inspiring sites, rigorous coursework, homestays, and the help of Russian peers, you’re sure to make rapid progress. Warm weather, white nights, and support from Russia’s longest running study-abroad centers, ensure a fun and valuable international experience.

Unique Experiences

MOVE YOUR BEGINNING,

intermediate, or advanced Russian skills ahead in a city so spectacular that its entire downtown is a UNESCO heritage site.

TRAVEL OVERNIGHT

to Moscow and Novgorod for a broader view of Russian culture.

MAXIMIZE IMMERSION

by living with a Russian family.

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Excursions & Activities

  • Travel overnight to cosmopolitan Moscow, and Russian’s oldest city, Novgorod to explore highlights and enjoy time on your own.
  • Explore St. Petersburg highlights like the Hermitage, the Peter and Paul Fortress, Pushkin’s Apartment Museum, the Russian Museum, and the Russian bathhouse, and take a walking tour based on Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment.
  • Attend a ballet, concert, a hockey or soccer game, and get a taste of Russian and Georgian cuisine with cooking classes.
  • Get to know Russian peers with celebrations, sports events, cinema club meetings, Pub Quiz trivia nights, and more.

Projects

Join the alumni network of remarkable individuals who have studied in St. Petersburg with CIEE since 1967.


What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Three-day orientation – an introduction to Russian culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Overnight excursions
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

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St. Petersburg
CIEE Summer Russian Language Program in St. Petersburg, Russia
Come experience the splendor that is St. Petersburg in summer. Spend eight weeks advancing your Russian language skills through an intensive and immersive academic and cultural study abroad program.

Whether you’re a intermediate or advanced level student you’ll enjoy rigorous language courses and an enriching cultural program of lectures and local excursions in and around one of the world’s most culturally and historically rich cities. And with homestays, peer language partners, volunteering opportunities and a variety of cultural activities and excursions, studying abroad in Russia offers you a uniquely immersive international experience.

Study abroad in Russia and you will:logo
  •  Experience the longest running study abroad program in Russia in spectacular St. Petersburg, where the entire downtown is a protected UNESCO heritage site
  • Improve your Russian through intensive Russian language training for intermediate and advanced students
  • Live in a homestay with a Russian family for cultural and linguistic immersion
  • Explore Russian culture on excursions in and outside the city and participate in a rich program of extracurricular activities
Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare. 
 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 03/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.