Saint Petersburg, Russia

Russian Language, History and Culture

blended course
when 19 July 2021 - 30 July 2021
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 270

Course description:

Russian Language : 2 ECTS

Levels available: A0-C1. The program is open for the students of all levels, including absolute
The classes are conducted by experts in the field of Russian as a foreign language.
You will obtain or improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills; learn how to use
the language in real life situations and start understanding the native speakers better.
The students are divided into small groups according to their levels and get a lot of personal
teacher’s attention during the classes.

Russian Culture: 1 ECTS

The course provides an overview of the cultural traditions together with the realities of the
contemporary Russia to facilitate your understanding of the modern Russian society and our
The course is conducted in English language.

History of Russia: 1 ECTS

The course provides an overview of the main historical stages of the country’s development up
to the present days. The lectures will encourage discovering correlations between the Russian
history and the cultural environment of St.Petersburg.
The course is conducted in English language.

Deadline for registration:

Online format: July 05, 2021
Hybrid format:
- for EU- or visa-free countries nationals: June 21, 2021
- for non-EU nationals: May 11, 2021

Cultural program:

Socio-cultural program of extracurricular activities and networking events are included*:
Online format:
- Online Interactive Russian Culture & Traditions event
- Online broadcasting of excursion to the Hermitage museum
- Online Interactive Campus Tour

Cultural program in the Hybrid format is discussed with participants individually.

*All of the listed above activities are planned to take place but in case any of those will have to
be cancelled, an alternative event will be offered to participants.


Provided only for the Hybrid or the Tailor-made formats:
- on campus at the university dormitory
- accommodation in host Russian families

Details of the options and booking procedures will be discussed with each applicant individually.

Target group


The program is open to the students and non-University individuals with
any level of Russian language, including absolute beginners.

Credits info

4 EC
*The students who are interested in achieving better progress in Russian language or
receiving more credits can combine this program with any other module in Russian

Fee info

EUR 270: Online format: 270 Euro
Hybrid format: 270 Euro + 4000 Rub (non-refundable registration fee for the Letter of

Participation fee includes tuition fee, study materials and cultural program.

Upon successful completion of the course students will receive hard copies of certificates with
ECTS credits (mailed by post in case of the online format of the Summer School).


- If you take 2 programs in one season you get a 10% discount per each course;
- If you take 3 or more programs in one season you get a 15% discount per each course;
- If you are an alumni of any previous course in the last 5 years you get a 10% discount for any summer program;
- If you are an SPbPU student you get a 20% discount for any summer course;
- If you are a student of any other Russian university you get a 15% discount for any summer program.

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