AIFS: St. Petersburg - Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

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Spend a semester, academic year or summer studying abroad in St. Petersburg, Russia with AIFS! Earn up to 18 credits depending on program selection from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University. Volunteer opportunities are available d... read more

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A student studying abroad with AIFS: St. Petersburg - St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University
I came back from Russia a completely different person. I gained self-confidence, became more mature, learned a new language, and solidified my aspirations to get involved with foreign policy after graduation. - Randolph-Macon College View Entire Review
very worthwhile - University of Texas - Arlington View Entire Review
Yes! Going to Russia starched me in different ways. i learned to appreciate and value things that i already did at a new level. Found new respect for those who do not speak english, and brought personal growth in many levels. - Point Loma Nazarene University View Entire Review
I had the most incredible experience. I loved the city, it was so beautiful and there was always something to do. The language and people take a little time to adjust to, but it's well worth it. Furthermore, I had a blast living and traveling with my fellow AIFS students - we're all still good friends! My experience in St. Peter... - Iowa State University View Entire Review
Absolutely. Enjoyed every moment of every day in Russia. Met lots of lifelong friends too. - Miami University of Ohio View Entire Review
It was completely worthwhile. I was only there for 5 week but those 5 weeks impacted my life forever. I made memories and friendships that will last forever, as well as I learn how to be a global citizen. - Westminster College, MO View Entire Review
- Rice University View Entire Review
I can't even begin to explain how much I learned and how worthwhile it was. I learned how to effectively travel and sightsee, I significantly progressed in my Russian, I advanced in all my studies having learned "the abroad way," I learned to be "tough," and I grew as a person in ways I can't explain. - Hamline University View Entire Review
Yes it was worthwhile. I learned a lot about myself and the world. - Saint Anselm College View Entire Review
YES, in addition to language knowleadge I have gained experience living, working and studying in another country. It has certainly affected my cultural awareness and future plans. I am considering returning at least to visit possibly stay there - Towson University View Entire Review
My study abroad experience in Russia were some of the best four months of my life. I'll never forget all the people I met and all the places I saw. AIFS was a great program because it was in a fun part of the city and the staff was laid back yet helpful. I highly recommend this program. I love St. Petersburg and AIFS has a lot t... - Georgia State University View Entire Review
I would study abroad in Russia again, however I would choose a different program to have a different experience and not to repeat anything of last semester. Despite all the short comings of the program if you research and dig for answers you can mold your study abroad experience to fit your goals - Illinois State University View Entire Review
Past Review Russia
Definitely worth it. - Indiana University of Pennsylvania View Entire Review

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Spend a semester, academic year or summer studying abroad in St. Petersburg, Russia with AIFS! Earn up to 18 credits depending on program selection from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University. Volunteer opportunities are available during the semester and academic year programs. 

Known as the “Venice of the North”, St. Petersburg is a treasure trove of museums, cathedrals and palaces with a thriving underground art and music scene. Experience the intrigue of a country described by Winston Churchill as “a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.” Immerse yourself in the history and culture of Russia through excursions to places such as Moscow, Catherine Palace at Pushkin and Veliky Novgorod. 

Over 50% of students receive financial assistance from AIFS in the form of grants or scholarships.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Volunteer
Gap Year
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • Russian
  • English
Language Requirement(s):
  • Russian
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Russian Language, Literature
  • Cultural Studies
  • International Relations
  • Literature
  • Russian, Central and East European Studies
  • Fine Arts, Studio Arts
  • History
  • Political Science and Government
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Liberal Arts, General Studies
  • Area Studies
  • Regional Studies
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Year Founded:
1964
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AIFS Scholarships

Each year, AIFS awards more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants and financial support to deserving students & institutions. Funds are available for both summer and semester programs. Additional scholarships and grants are available to students at many schools across the country.

More than $800,00 in scholarships and grants are awarded each year

Deadlines:
Deadlines vary by program term

Guidelines/Requirements:
Visit our website to learn more about available scholarships and grants. www.aifsabroad.com/scholarships

AIFS is a leading provider of study abroad programs, with a wide range of unique opportunities in Asia, Australia, Europe, South Africa and the Americas. Most AIFS campuses offer courses in English or in foreign languages from beginner to advanced levels, so you can have the study abroad experience that best suits you. The program fee is all-inclusive, making it simple for you to live, study abroad, and experience all that the world has to offer. Each year, more than $800,000 in scholarships and grants is awarded to deserving students & institutions. Funds are available for both summer and semester programs.

Scholarships to Study Abroad with AIFS

Deadlines:
Ongoing

Guidelines/Requirements:
Each year, more than $800,000 in scholarships and grants is awarded to deserving students & institutions. Funds are available for both summer and semester programs.

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