Program Details

Students will take part in daily excursions to museums, churches, monasteries, theaters, and country estates. There will also be trips to the summer palaces of Russian rulers in the cities of Pushkin and Pavlovsk and trips to Russia's medieval cities of S
Location:
Moscow, Russia
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
This 3 week, 3-credit program provides an introduction into the richness of Russian culture including history, folklore and customs, fine arts, architecture, theater, and religion. Students will live in two of the world's most fascinating cities: Moscow and St. Petersburg. Lectures, guest presentations, and discussions will be supplemented by daily excursions. Students will follow in the footsteps of Russia's historical figures and favorite literary characters. All students will enroll in Russian 3412: Russian Culture in Context. The course is taught in English by Dr. Boris Briker, Department of Global and Interdisciplinary Studies. Knowledge of Russian language is not required for this course. The course fulfills one elective toward the Russian Area Concentration Program and a Diversity III requirement. Program is only available to Villanova University students.

Students will take part in daily excursions to museums, churches, monasteries, theaters, and country estates. There will also be trips to the summer palaces of Russian rulers in the cities of Pushkin and Pavlovsk and trips to Russia's medieval cities of Suzdal and Vladimir.

Setting Description:
Students will spend approximately one week in Moscow followed by one week in St. Petersburg.
Cost:
Total: $4,450 Includes tuition, housing, all meals, field trips and excursions, round-trip airfare from Philadelphia to Russia, airfare from Moscow to St. Petersburg, and visa processing fees.

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