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  • Locations: St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: Fairfield applicants only
  • Courses Offered
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Arrival Date Departure Date
Fall 2017 12/15/2016
01/31/2017 TBA TBA
Spring 2018 05/01/2017
07/01/2017 TBA TBA
Fall 2018 12/15/2017 02/01/2018 TBA TBA

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Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, Russian Housing Options: Home Stay
Class Eligibility: Junior Credit Type: Transfer Credit
External Students: No Internships: No
Service Learning: No Great for these academic disciplines: Art History, Culture, Film Studies, History, Russian and East European Studies, Russian Language & Literature
Language Requirement: Any
Program Description:

St. Petersburg
CIEE Russian Area Studies Program in St. Petersburg, Russia
Conceived by Peter the Great as a “Window to the West,” and christened “The Cradle of the Great October Socialist Revolution,” St. Petersburg is the perfect setting to explore the intriguing complexities of Russia’s past and present.

Whether you’re beginning or continuing your study of the Russian language, studying abroad in St. Petersburg will help you develop your skills while gaining a greater appreciation of Russian politics, history, and culture. And with homestays, peer tutors, volunteering, excursions, and specialized cultural events, study abroad in Russia offers you unparalleled insight into the city, county, and people, and an a truly immersive international experience.

Study abroad in Russia and you will:

  • Improve your Russian language proficiency, and learn about Russian culture in an authentic and stimulating environment in the longest-running U.S. study abroad program in Russia
  • Experience a rich cultural program including local and regional excursions, visits to museums and historical sites, and theaters, and interaction with locals
  • Live in 300-year old St. Petersburg, known as the “Venice of the North,” and experience the relationship between traditional and modern forces impacting Russia today 
Find out more.

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