European Council,
St. Petersburg

This program is for those students who wish to immerse themselves in rich Russian culture. St. Petersburg offers a historical city that comes to life on a daily basis.

June 24-July 24, 2017

St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University (SSPU) 

Students choose two classes for 3 credit hours each from a variety of options. Classes are scheduled for 2 days a week. There will also be a required day for field experiences each week. Weekends involve planned group trips to historical and cultural sites in St. Petersburg. An optional 3-day trip is available to Russia's capital, Moscow. Some guided tours of the city and its museums are included.  Learn how to register.

The site for the four-week program is the campus of St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University (SSPU), one of the city’s oldest and most prestigious institutions of higher learning in Russia. Located in a safe residential area, the site offers access to St. Petersburg’s theatres, museums, historical landmarks, and lively nightlife

The Program includes breakfast everyday and breakfast and dinner during the Baltic Sea cruise.


The package cost of $4950 for the four-week program includes:

  • Round-trip airfare between Atlanta and St. Petersburg
  • 4 day Baltic Sea cruise to Finland, Estonia, and Sweden (breakfast buffet and dinner buffet included)
  • Accommodations in St. Petersburg for the full four weeks
  • Breakfast and lunch on weekdays & welcome lunch/dinner
  • Round-trip transportation between the St. Petersburg airport and the campus
  • Travel pass good for 40 trips on St. Petersburg subway system
  • Eight tours of the city and suburbs that include the city’s most significant museums and other landmarks
  • A primary health insurance policy providing coverage for medical expenses
  • Visa registration fees
  • A farewell party

The package cost does not include tuition, textbooks, extra meals, entrance fees, and weekend travel expenses, passport and related expenses, spending money, ground transport to and from the U.S. airport through which flights will be scheduled, or any other costs beyond those listed above