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  • Locations: St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • Budget Sheets: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 05/28/2018 07/20/2018
NOTE: NOTE: Full summer session (10 wks) is from May 28 through August 3, 2018 (10 weeks = 9 credits); Early summer session (8 wks) is May 28 through July 20, 2018 (8 weeks = 8 credits); Late summer session (6 wks) is June 14 through August 3, 2018 (6 weeks = 6 credits)

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students 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:
Study Abroad Adviser: Guthrie, Nancy, Nally, Ginger Program Director: Mesropova, Olga
Housing Options: Dormitory, Homestay Cumulative GPA: 2.5
Language of Instruction: Russian Host Country Language: Russian
Online Course Catalog Available: Yes Sponsor: Iowa State
ISU Course: INTED
Program Description:
LAS SA red gold logoSummer in St. Petersburg -
Russian Language Program
(any level available from beginner to advanced)

 
SRAS
Three summer options:
      
RSL full summer session (10 weeks): May 28 – Aug 3, 2018; Deadline Mar 1, 2018; Program fee $6,995
RSL early summer session (8 weeks): May 28 – July 20, 2018; Deadline Mar 1, 2018; Program fee $6,095
RSL late summer session (6 weeks): June 14 – Aug 3, 2018; Deadline Mar 15, 2018; Program fee $5,195




St. Petersburg general information:

Russia
Students of any Russian level will attend classes at St. Petersburg State University of Economics and stay in the student dormitory or homestays through the summer program.  Students will have the opportunity to explore St. Petersburg and beyond with the Culture Lab which includes excursions but is not limited to the Hermitage, Summer Imperial Residences, Siege of Leningrad Sites, and an optional trip to Moscow. St. Petersburg is heavy on cultural programming due to the many museums and cultural events ongoing there. 
 
Location: St. Petersburg, Russia

Accommodations: Dormitory/Homestay
Campus: St. Petersburg State University of Economics
Excursions: St. Petersburg Culture Lab: Tour of the Hermitage, Summer Imperial Residences, Novgorod, Yusupov Palace, Peter and Paul Palace, Siege of Leningrad Sites, and optional trip to Moscow (which will cost approximately $300-$350).
 
Prerequisites:
There are no GPA or previous Russian language study requirements for RSL courses. The only limitations may be in scheduling of beginners courses, which usually only start at the beginning of the semester or summer sessions.


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Academic program: Students will have small class sizes (usually 4-6) and students will be placed in a class according to their language level.  Students will receive 8-9 credits for the summer depending on the summer session.  Students who will attend the full summer session will have the option of adding additional summer seminars to their course study.
 
RS-100/200/300 Russian Language Study
Beginner/intermediate/advanced levels
 
RS-101: Culture Lab
Excursions, seminars, and other out-of-the-classroom experiences at locations of historical, cultural, or other interest. Tour of the Hermitage, Summer Imperial Residences, Novgorod, Yusupov Palace, Peter and Paul Palace, Siege of Leningrad Sites, and optional trip to Moscow
 
RS-103/203/303: Intensive Russian Tutoring
Take optional, intensive hours of individual tutoring customized to your level and needs. Additional cost varies by location.
 
Orientation
An Orientation session for students will be provided over the first weekend of the program.  All students who select homestays will go through a pairing process to accommodate students with allergies and other preferences through a questionnaire.
 
Scholarships and Financial Aid
Scholarships and Financial Aid Opportunities are offered by both the ISU LAS Study Abroad Program and the SRAS financial aid program for students who will be attending.

For more information on ISU scholarships, go to: http://www.studyabroad.iastate.edu/isu-scholarships-for-study-abroad/.

For more information on the SRAS financial aid opportunities, go to: http://www.sras.org/grants_and_scholarships_for_russia.

 
Program Cost: (see Budget Sheet for full costs)
 (The following are program fee amounts paid to SRAS and charged to your ISU U-bill. Other expenses such as airfare are estimates on the Budget Sheet.)

      
RSL full summer session (10 weeks): May 28 – Aug 3, 2018; Deadline Mar 1, 2018; Program fee $6,995
RSL early summer session (8 weeks): May 28 – July 20, 2018; Deadline Mar 1, 2018; Program fee $6,095
RSL late summer session (6 weeks): June 14 – Aug 3, 2018; Deadline Mar 15, 2018; Program fee $5,195


Optional Summer Seminars (Only offered to full summer students):
Art and Museums - $1,196 add on
Business - $695 add on

For more information on the programs offered, go to: http://www.sras.org/study_russian_abroad.



 
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For videos, go to: http://https://www.youtube.com/user/SRASinRussia

If you have any questions please contact:

LAS Study Abroad Adviser, Ginger Nally   gcnally@iastate.edu
or
On-Site Program Director April Djakoniya, april@sras.org, 7-981-150-3696