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Spend your summer abroad in Russia! Study abroad in St. Petersburg—with AIFS.
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Program Type:
Study Abroad
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Program Overview

Program Description:

Spend the summer in the cosmopolitan and culturally rich city of St. Petersburg with AIFS and earn up to 7 credits. Live in a homestay or a student residence hall, meal allowance included. Enjoy cultural activities like guided city tours, visits to museums and cultural sites, a boat trip along the canals, classical music, opera and ballet performances. A 3-day visit to Moscow is included along with day trips to Pushkin, Peterhof and Novgorod.

AIFS in St. Petersburg offers a unique academic program through the Russian Language Center at St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, which is highly regarded for its excellent teaching of Russian as a foreign language. Students can begin or advance their Russian language studies, and take elective courses taught in English in art history, history or sociology.

Setting Description:
St. Petersburg is known as both Russia’s “window to the West,” and the “Venice of the North,” for its open attitude and stunning canals, respectively. The city certainly has a European flair with its boulevards, canals and baroque architecture, yet offers students an authentic Russian experience.
AIFS is a premier provider of study abroad programs. Program fees cover tuition and housing, with $800,000 in scholarship and grant funding available each year. A meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service are also included. Coordinated AIFS Flight Packages with major airlines are also available.

Additional Program Information

Open to high school graduates, college freshman, sophomores, juniors and seniors. Minimum 2.0 GPA required.
Scholarships Description:
Please see website for deadlines and eligibility requirements.

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