Spend a semester or academic year in St. Petersburg, Russia with AIFS! Earn up to 18 credits per semester at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University. Courses are taught in English or Russian. No previous Russian study required.
There are many opportunities to volunteer in St. Petersburg's local community. While abroad, AIFS can help find volunteer projects based on your interests.
Live in a Russian homestay or student residence hall. During the first month, all students live in the residence hall to help make a comfortable adjustment to life in Russia. A meal allowance is included to subsidize the cost of meals and groceries.
A variety of cultural and social activities are included. A 3-day visit to Moscow is also included in the program along with day trips to Catherine Palace at Pushkin, Peterhof, Novgorod, and Pavlovsk.
2 nights in London, England en route to Russia and an overnight stay on return to the U.S. are also included.
- Transcripts issued by Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
- 3-day trip to Moscow
- Siege of Leningrad tour