Russia, St.Petersburg

Intensive Survival Russian Language for Exchange Students

when 5 August 2019 - 30 August 2019
duration 4 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 600

Would you like to get the most out of your exchange semester experience?
Lean some Russian before it starts! Knowing the basics of the Russian language will considerably improve the quality of your everyday communication, help you earn extra credits and make your life so much easier.

Get ready to meet the Russian challenge, join this summer school!

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This summer school is designed for the students of all majors arriving to the Fall semester exchange programs or English-taught degree programs who are willing to obtain or improve their practical Russian language skills, feel more comfortable, safe and independent in everyday situations. This intensive course focuses on speaking, so that by the end of the summer school the students could communicate with the native speakers and understand them better.

Thanks to the constant tutors support as well as social and cultural activities, the program also facilitates adapting to a new environment and coping with the cultural shock.

This summer school is open for the students of all levels of Russian language, including absolute beginners.
The cultural program includes:

- The White Nights City Tour to see the Drawbridges Opening;
- Full-day guided bus trip to Peterhof, the former imperial residence, world-famous for its amazing fountain and museum ensemble. Along with visiting the Grand Palace you will enjoy the walk in the Upper- and Lower parks and see numerous fountains, including the Grand Cascade and the Samson Fountain;
- Excursion to the Hermitage, one of the world’s largest and oldest museums of fine art.
- A picnic at the seashore of the Gulf of Finland;

All the trips listed above are included in the participation fee and are available to the students of this module at no extra charge.

Course leader

Coordinator: Mrs. Tatiana Kovalenko (;

Target group

The course is opened for foreign Bachelor and Master Degree students

Fee info

EUR 600: Participation fee includes tuition fees, cultural activities, field trips, study materials.


No scholarships