St.Petersburg, Russia

Russian Studies: Russian language, Politics & Art in the White Nights

when 10 June 2019 - 28 June 2019
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 480

This summer school runs in the magic White Nights time and provides unique opportunities for the language and cultural immersion experience.

Intensive Russian language study is combined with exciting trips and excursions to the best sights of St.Petersburg and its suburbs. Apart from that, the program involves English-taught courses on Politics and History of the Russian Art covering the main stages, events and reforms of the Russian political system and providing an overview of the Russian art in a historical context.

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


No scholarships

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