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CIEE Russian Area Studies Program in St. Petersburg, Russia
St. Petersburg, Russian Federation (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Spring
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Restrictions: Scranton applicants only
Budget Sheets Fall,
Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 04/15/2018 04/30/2018 08/31/2018 12/16/2018
Fact Sheet:
Instruction Language: English, Russian Language Prereqs.: Elementary Russian
Language Courses: Russian/Advanced, Russian/Elementary, Russian/Intermediate
Fields of study:
History, International Studies, Political Science, Sociology
Minimum GPA: 2.8 Eligibility-Class: 03 Second Semester Sophomore
Credits/Term: 12-18
Program Type:
Foreign University Progam for International Students, US University Study Center
Housing Options: Home Stay
Meals/Dining:
Meals with family
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.