- St. Petersburg
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Golden domes dot the skyline of this illustrious capital that is also home to the Kremlin, Red Square, St Basil’s Cathedral, and the Bolshoi Theater. Students can experience firsthand the role Moscow has played and continues to play on the world stage.
Once the capital of imperial Russia, St. Petersburg retains its status as the cultural capital, hosting the Hermitage, one of the largest art museums in the world. The City of the Tsars is also one of the most accessible and westernized cities in Russia.
- CIEE St. Petersburg is conveniently located on the campus of St. Petersburg State University, one of Russia’s leading institutions of higher education.
- Exploring city highlights like the Hermitage Museum, the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Russian Museum, Pushkin’s Apartment Museum, and Baltika Brewery.
- Going to the ballet or opera in the city where Mikhail Baryshnikov started his celebrated dance career.
- Depending on their program of study and availability, students may be able to participate in an internship or volunteer.
Warm weather and white nights make St. Petersburg extra special in summer. Courses are taught in Russian at CIEE’s partner school, St. Petersburg State University.
Bring your advanced Russian language skills to glorious St. Petersburg and master them! Immerse yourself in Russian culture, history, art, and literature with fascinating coursework at CIEE St. Petersburg.
CIEE Scholarships and Grants
CIEE’s need-based grants offer support to students who face financial barriers to studying abroad. CIEE awards need-based grants based on students’ EFCs and program selection. The Gilman Go Global Grant offers students $750-$2,000 toward airfare, plus $2,500 toward semester program costs, or $1,000 toward summer program costs.