Russian History and Culture
Course Description: Travel to Russia for a truly memorable experience!
Learn about Russian culture and history in St. Petersburg and Moscow while taking many excursions. Palaces and museums await you in St. Petersburg. You will visit the Hermitage, formerly the imperial residence and currently a world famous art museum. Additionally, you will wander the fountain cascades and parks of majestic Peterhof and the golden baroque Catherine Palace. In Moscow, St.Basil's Cathedral, Red Square, and the Kremlin will pull you through layers of cultural history.
A highlight of the trip will be the chance to meet and socialize with students at St. Petersburg State University, thus providing a unique opportunity to learn about Russian traditions and what it is like to grow up in another culture.
Instructor: Dr. John Staples, Department of History; Dr. Jack Croxton, Psychology Department; and Professor Anton Agafonov, World Languages Cultures
Language of Instruction: English
Housing: Student Housing & Hotels
Course Dates: May 18- June 4, 2015
Eligible Participants: Undergraduate Students in Good Academic Standing
Application Deadline: February 20, 2015
$150 Deposit Deadline: March 1, 2015
Course Fee Deadline: April 6, 2015
Application: Apply Now