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Language Immersion in Petrozavodsk, Russia

This program provides an opportunity for students to practice and advance their Russian language skills while learning about the Russian people firsthand. Students will travel to Petrozavodsk, Russia (northeast of St. Petersburg), where they will live with local host families while taking four hours of language instruction per day. There will be ample opportunity to tour the local area, which includes the Kizhi museum on an island in Lake Onega. Prior to departing Russia, the group will spend a couple of days in St. Petersburg taking in some of the countless treasures there. This program is only open to students studying Russian.

Snapshot

This program for current students of Russian will immerse you in the daily life, language, and culture of Russia.

Date: March 4–21, 2022

Themes: Russian language, culture, and history; international living

Program Director: Kassie Archambault

Estimated cost: $4,800-$5,500