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Fact Sheet:
Language of instruction: English, Russian Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing: Homestay Area of study: Russian language
Program Description:


White Nights! Golden Onion Domes! Royal Palaces! In June, the sun doesn't set in St. Petersburg until well after midnight and the pearl of Russian Imperial architecture glows most brightly. Known as the "Venice of the North" because of its many canals and rivers, St. Petersburg is liveliest during the four weeks of our program, when the streets are bustling and opportunities for cultural contact are the greatest.

Established in 1989, the UR Summer Program in Russia began in the provincial city of Tver before moving to Moscow in 1992 and to St. Petersburg in 1994. Each, year, approximately a dozen students from the University of Rochester and elsewhere make the trip. For many, it is a life-changing experience: "This has been the most wonderful experience of my life." "The program and the Russian people have changed my life." "What I loved about this trip cannot be expressed with words". 

NEW scholarship for Summer Faculty-Led Programs!

Apply for the new UR Summer Faculty-Led Scholarship here


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 03/16/2018 ** 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.