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

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St. Petersburg, Russia
Spend a summer in the thriving, artistic city of St. Petersburg, Russia with AIFS! Choose from a wide range of course options offered at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University where you can earn up to 7 semester credits. The university is home to more than 26,000 students and 2,000 professors, including Nobel Prize winning physicist Pyotr Kapitsa.

Courses are taught in English or Russian with no previous Russian language study required.
 
Immerse yourself in Russian culture and language in one of a limited number of homestays or stay at a comfortable residence hall with other Russian and international students. During the first week, all students live in the residence hall while getting accustomed to the program.
 
Cultural and social activities are organized every week and can include:
  • Museum visits
  • Theater performances
  • Brewery tours
  • Boat trips
  • Siege of Leningrad tour
  • 3-day visit to Moscow
  • Day trips to Catherine Palace at Pushkin, Peterhof and Veliky Novgorod
 
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Over 50% of our participants receive financial support from AIFS!  
   
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, 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
Summer 2022 02/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission 06/17/2022 07/23/2022
Summer 2023 02/01/2023 ** 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.