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  • Locations: St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Program Terms: Fall
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: St. Olaf College applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
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Field of Study: History, Political Science, Russian Course Number: 276
Program Host: CIEE Class Eligibility: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Prerequisites: 2 years college Russian Department: OFFC
Advisor or Instructor: Marc Robinson, Rita Safariants
Program Description:
St. Petersburg
CIEE Russian Area Studies Program in St. Petersburg, Russia

Pure gold: it decorates the domes everywhere you look in St. Petersburg and will undoubtedly be your opinion about your experience in the Northern Capital of Russia. This city, which produced "father of American ballet" George Balanchine, where Mikhail Baryshnikov began his illustrious ballet career, and where artist Marc Chagall perfected his craft, is where you will develop your language skills, find adventure and gain a greater appreciation for Russian politics, history, and culture. It's all waiting for you with CIEE.

Study abroad in St. Petersburg and you'll:

  • Improve your Russian language proficiency, and learn about Russian culture in an authentic and stimulating environment in the longest-running U.S. study abroad program in Russia
  • Have the option to live in a Russian home
  • Experience a rich cultural program including local excursions and regional field trips to Moscow, Pskov, and other Russian regions; visits to museums, historical sites, and theaters
  • Dive into extensive interaction with locals through the variety of coordinated cultural events
  • Live in 300-year old St. Petersburg, known as the "Venice of the North," and experience the relationship between traditional and modern forces impacting Russia today
  • Become a member of a unique alumni network of remarkable individuals who have studied in St. Petersburg since the opening of the Study Center in 1967

Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.




Pre-Approved GE Credits
This is a list of pre-approved GE credits.  If you want other courses to be considered for GE credit, contact your St. Olaf Program Advisors, Marc Robinson and Rita Safariants. 

RUSSA: ST PETERSBURG (CIEE) APPROVED GE CREDITS


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Academic Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018-2019 03/01/2018
03/22/2018 08/31/2018 12/16/2018

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This program is currently not accepting applications.