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 Study Abroad in Russia


Known as Russia’s “Window to the West,” the beautiful cultural city of St. Petersburg is at the crossroads of old and new traditions. Decades of economic and political transformation have inspired a buzzing intellectual scene. Easily navigable by foot, bus or metro, the city offers an array of venues for theater, pop music, dance, art and sports. 

Join organized museum visits, boat tours, group cooking classes, Matryoshka doll painting classes, concerts and field trips throughout the country. You can also gain uniquely immersive international experience volunteering at the Red Cross, art galleries or NGOs.


Programs Overview

Russian Area Studies, St. Petersburg
Courses taught in English plus Russian language study. Cultural activities, optional volunteer projects, and weekend trips help you integrate into Russian society.
Class Levels: So, Jr, SrLanguage of Instruction: English, Russian
Terms: Fall, SpringLanguage Prerequisites: Min 0 qtrs/sems; Max 5 qtrs/3 sems
Russian Language, St. Petersburg
Intermediate to advanced intensive language study combined with elective courses taught in Russian. Enriching cultural program of lectures and excursions.
Class Levels: Jr, Sr, GrLanguage of Instruction: Russian
Terms: Fall, Spring, YearLanguage Prerequisites: Min 2 years
Summer Russian Area Studies, St. Petersburg
Courses taught in English on Russian history, culture, and civilization; optional Russian language study. Cultural activities include visits to museums and historical sites.
Class Levels: So, Jr, SrLanguage of Instruction: English, Russian
Terms: SummerLanguage Prerequisites: None
Summer Russian Language, St. Petersburg
Beginning, intermediate and advanced intensive language study and elective courses taught in English or Russian. Enriching cultural program of lectures and excursions.
Class Levels: Jr, Sr, GrLanguage of Instruction: Russian
Terms: SummerLanguage Prerequisites: None