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  • Locations: St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
  • Restrictions: UNCW applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2020-2021 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission 08/28/2020 05/15/2021
Fall 2020 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission 08/28/2020 12/12/2020

** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, Russian Program Type: Study Abroad
Provider: AIFS Field of Study: Art History, Culture, European Studies, History, Liberal Arts, Literature, Politics, Religion/Theology, Russian, Russian Studies, Sociology
Minimum GPA: 2.5 High Impact Experiences: Volunteer
Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Advisor: Natalie Palmer
Program Description:

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St. Petersburg, Russia
Spend a semester or academic year in St. Petersburg with AIFS. Earn up to 18 credits studying at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University. Courses are taught in English or Russian. No previous Russian language study is required.

The Russian Language and Liberal Arts Program focuses on enhancing your skills in the Russian language while taking elective courses in English. Volunteer opportunities are also available to support a variety of interests. 

Live in a homestay or a student residence hall. During the first month, all students live in the residence hall to help you make the adjustment to the Russian way of life.

Enjoy cultural and social activities such as: 
  • City tours
  • Visits to museums and cultural sites
  • Boat trip along the canals
  • Classical music, opera and ballet performances
  • 3-day trip to Moscow
  • Day trips to Catherine Palace, Peterhof, Veliky Novgorod and Pavlosk.
An optional 4-day excursion Helsinki, Finland and Tallinn, Estonia is offered.
 
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Offering more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants & financial support each year!  
   
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.