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  • Locations: Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2021 08/01/2021 08/01/2021 09/04/2021 12/17/2021
Academic Year 2021-2022 08/15/2021 08/15/2021 09/03/2021 05/14/2022
Spring 2022 12/15/2021 12/15/2021 01/28/2022 05/14/2022
Fall 2022 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Instruction Language: English, Russian GPA: 2.5
Housing Option: Host Family, Student Residence Hall Academic Standing: Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Areas of Study: Art History, Culture, Eastern European Studies, History, Liberal Arts, Literature, Political Science, Religious Studies, Russian, Spanish Program Type: BGSU Affiliate Program, Service-Learning/Volunteering Abroad
Program Description:

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St. Petersburg, Russia
Spend a semester or academic year in St. Petersburg with AIFS. Earn up to 18 credits studying at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University. Courses are taught in English or Russian. No previous Russian language study is required.

The Russian Language and Liberal Arts Program focuses on enhancing your skills in the Russian language while taking elective courses in English. Volunteer opportunities are also available to support a variety of interests. 

Live in a homestay or a student residence hall. During the first month, all students live in the residence hall to help you make the adjustment to the Russian way of life.

Enjoy cultural and social activities such as: 
  • City tours
  • Visits to museums and cultural sites
  • Boat trip along the canals
  • Classical music, opera and ballet performances
  • 3-day trip to Moscow
  • Day trips to Catherine Palace, Peterhof, Veliky Novgorod and Pavlosk.
An optional 4-day excursion Helsinki, Finland and Tallinn, Estonia is offered.
 
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Over 50% of our students receive financial support from AIFS in the form of scholarships or grants!  
   
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.