Spend the summer in the cosmopolitan and culturally rich city of St. Petersburg with AIFS. Earn up to 7 credits at St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University. No previous Russian language study is required.
AIFS in St. Petersburg offers a unique academic program through the Russian Language Center at St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, which is highly regarded for its excellent teaching of Russian as a foreign language. Students can begin or advance their Russian language studies, and take elective courses taught in English in art history, history or sociology.
Live in the University residence halls in 2-room suites. You’ll enjoy cultural and social activities such as guided city tours, visits to the many museums and cultural sites of St. Petersburg, a boat trip along the canals, and classical music, opera and ballet performances. A 3-day visit to Moscow is included in the program along with day trips to Pushkin, Peterhof, Novgorod, and Pavlovsk.