Program Details

The Art and Museums in Russia is for students looking to understand not only Russia's cultural and historical heritage, but also how cultural and historical heritage can be best preserved and transmitted.
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:

Program Overview

Program Description:

Russia's rich cultural heritage is complimented by the unique emphasis that Russians place on history and education. In Russia, these elements have combined to produce one of the world's most extensive museum systems, well-known for impressive collections, thematic versatility, multiplicity of display modes, and sheer number of institutions. With private and public support, many of Russia's museums are modernizing and new museums are being established. Russians have supported this as some of the world's most avid museum enthusiasts.

This program is for students of museum science/studies or museum management and those who want to understand the Russian museum phenomenon through a behind-the-scenes approach. This program is for students looking to understand how cultural and historical heritage can be best preserved and transmitted.

3 and 7 week program lenghths are available.

Setting Description:
St. Petersburg is Russia's cultural capital. For students interested in the arts or literature, studying in St. Petersburg is an easy choice. You’ll be surrounded by beauty and culture: canals that weave through the city’s impressive mix of architectural styles, the largest art collection in the world at the Hermitage, respected conservatories and theatres, the settings and inspiration for countless Russian literary classics, and some of the most cutting-edge music clubs in Europe.
Please see the SRAS website for the most up-to-date information.

Additional Program Information

Scholarships Description:
SRAS offers two funding opportunities: Challenge Grants:Writing grants; stackable grants; matching grants; alumni grants; military grants; and more! Home and Abroad: Add a resume-building internship and up to $10,000 in funding to your SRAS program.