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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Study Abroad Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing Type: Homestay, Residence Hall Area of Study: Art, English, Foreign Language, Global Studies, History, Political Science, Sociology
Language of Instruction: English
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.
 
     
 

 




Note:  This provider has a Covid-19 vaccination requirement in order to participate in their programs.

Budget Information:
To calculate an estimate of the total cost of your program, use the Cost Estimate Template.xlsx and do the following:
1. Go to the AIFS website, https://www.aifsabroad.com/ , click on Find Your Program and navigate to the country and term.
2. On the right-hand side, click on Program Fees.  This is the cost of your tuition, housing and meals.
3.  In addition to this program fee, add the following costs to arrive at your total cost
 
  • Application fee - $65
  • Study Abroad Administrative fee - $460
  • WSU Laptop fee (semester students only) - $485
  • International Airfare (check studentuniverse.com, expedia.com or other search engines.  Note:  AIFS has an airfare package available)
  • Passport ($140) and Visa, (if required, cost varies per country)
  • Personal/ miscellaneous expenses for travel, additional meals, souvenirs, etc. 
If you would like further assistance in calculating the cost of your program, please email studyabroad@winona.edu

 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2022 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2023 10/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2023 03/01/2023 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2023-2024 03/01/2023 ** 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.