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SUMMER 2014 IN ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA



4 WEEK STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM

Program Type: Group experience led by SBU faculty – No previous Russian language coursework required

Dates: July 5th-August 3rd

Program Description: Experience SBU’s international summer school in St. Petersburg - Russia’s cultural center since its creation by Peter the Great in the early 18th Century. This summer school, founded by SBU Professor of Linguistics John Bailyn, is housed at St. Petersburg State University, Russia’s oldest university. The summer school attracts not only students from throughout Russia and Europe, but also an international faculty who offer courses in a variety of disciplines. Participants will earn 3 to 9 credits and fulfill general education, upper-division, and major/minor requirements.

Program Highlights:
  • Experience Peter the Great’s historic city, including the White Nights and the Hermitage
  • Interdisciplinary curriculum designed to accommodate a wide range of academic needs and interests
  • One semester equivalencey of Russian language study is available.
  • Study and live with students from overseas who are also participating in the international summer school

Course Information

Living Arrangements:
Residence hall style housing

Health Insurance:
International coverage through the SUNY provider, HTH Worldwide, is mandatory and included in the Program Fee.

Program Costs:
  • $60 Application Processing Fee
  • $200 Administrative Fee (non-refundable)
  • Undergraduate Tuition: $245/credit for NY residents, $742/credit for non-residents. Graduate Tuition: $411/credit for NY residents, $765/credit for non-residents.
  • $1,700 Program Fee:(includes housing, one meal per day, metro pass, group excursions, and international health insurance)
  • Visa Fee: $250 (additional fees may apply).
  • Airfare: $ 1,700 All participants will fly as a group. Upon acceptance, students will be given the necessary flight information and will purchase tickets individually. Students are encouraged to book early to secure the best price.
  • *All Fees subject to change

Eligibility:

  • Language proficiency is NOT required.
  • All undergraduate and graduate students in good academic standing may apply.
Application Deadline:
  • *Application deadline has been extended to April 12, 2014*
  • Applicants are notified of an admissions decision on a rolling basis, so the sooner one applies, the sooner one can receive a decision!
  • Late applications considered at the Program Director’s discretion.
  • In your statement, please specifically address why you wish to participate in this program
  • Please note that passport images are REQUIRED for all Russian Programs. High quality color images are preferred. If you are currently applying for a passport, please make a note of that in your application. Upon admission, the submitted passport image is utilized to request your official visa invitation for travel to the Russian Federation

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Contact

Prof. John F. Bailyn, Program Director
Department of Linguistics
S-201 Social and Behavioral Sciences Building
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-4376
Telephone: (212) 317-3569
Email: acli@stonybrook.edu
Web: http://www.advancedrussian.org

Jennifer Green
Study Abroad Advisor
International Academic Programs and Services
Stony Brook University
E1340 Melville Library
Stony Brook, NY 11794
jennifer.green@stonybrook.edu

ADVANCED RUSSIAN LANGUAGE INSTITUTE IN ST. PETERSBURG

Website: http://www.advancedrussian.org

Program Type: Intensive Summer Russian Language Immersion Program directed by Stony Brook Faculty

Dates:(All levels) 6 weeks: July 5th-August 16th
(Intermediate and Advanced) 4 weeks: July 5th-August 6th


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Program Description: The 2014 Advanced Critical Language Institute for Russian Immersion (ACLI) is specifically designed to help students of all levels improve their fluency in all aspects of the Russian language. Intermediate and advanced ACLI students pledge to speak only Russian for the duration of the program and enjoy Russian speaking homestays. All participants study for four to five hours daily in small groups with native speaking specialists from St. Petersburg State University, one of Russia’s oldest and most famous educational institutions.

Program Highlights:
Intensive Program Includes:
  • One year equivalency of Russian language study.
  • ACLI’s “Russian only” language pledge*
  • Daily language instruction
  • Home stays with Russian-speaking families
  • Cultural Program
  • On site director

Undergraduate and Graduate Students earn up to 9 credits in Russian Language

Click here for more information.

Living Arrangements:
ACLI students are placed in home-stays with local Russian-speaking families.

Health Insurance:
International health insurance is included in the Program Fee.

Program Costs:
  • $60 Application Processing Fee
  • $200 Administrative Fee (non-refundable)
  • Undergraduate Tuition: $245/credit for NY residents, $742/credit for non-residents. Graduate Tuition: $390/credit for NY residents, $695/credit for non-residents.
  • Visa Fee: $250 (additional fees may apply).
  • Program Fee:4-week Intensive $2890 or 6-week Intensive $3410(includes home stays in a Russian speaking household, 2 meals a day, metro pass, group excursions, international health insurance)
  • Airfare: All participants will fly as a group. Upon acceptance, students will be given the necessary flight information and will purchase tickets individually. Students are encouraged to book early to secure the best price.
Eligibility:
  • All students in good academic standing, including those with no previous Russian language study, may apply for the 6 week course.
  • Undergraduate and Graduate students who have successfully completed at least two years of Russian language coursework may apply for either the six week or four week course.
Application Deadline:
  • *Application deadline has been extended to April 12, 2014*
  • Applicants are notified of an admissions decision on a rolling basis, so the sooner one applies, the sooner one can receive a decision!
  • Late applications considered at the Program Director’s discretion.
  • For the application, click here
*Students pledge to communicate in Russian language throughout the duration of the program. For more information, visit http://advancedrussian.org

Contact

Prof. John F. Bailyn, Program Director
Department of Linguistics
S-201 Social and Behavioral Sciences Building
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-4376
Telephone: (212) 317-3569
Email: acli@notes.cc.sunysb.edu
Web: www.advancedrussian.org

Jennifer Green
Study Abroad Advisor
International Academic Programs
Melville Library, Room E1340
(631) 632-7030
jennifer.green@stonybrook.edu


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