The summer school program offers a wide range of activities: lectures and seminars on Russian culture in Siberia, language classes, several field trips to the ethnographic open-air museums, extensive cultural program and unique opportunity to see the Lena Pillars – Nature Park in Siberia have recently been added to UNESCO's World Heritage List (optional trip). Significant difference of this year school is integration of regional component, the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) – lectures on Indigenous peoples of Yakutia, Political History of Yakutia, Geography of Yakutia and Sakha language and culture.

The program gives 4 ECTS and includes courses on

  • Russian Language
  • Russian Literature (Russian writers of XIX-XX c. sentenced to exile to Yakutia)
  • Russian Culture in Siberia
  • Cycle of field lectures and excursions to the museums

Who can participate: the program is open to international students majoring in Humanities and Social Sciences, as well as to qualifying free-movers.

Duration: 3 weeks
Program credits: 4 ECTS
Arrival days: July 5-6, 2015
Classes: July 6-24, 2015

Tuition-fee waivers are available for students from partner universities.

Deadline for application: 30.04.2015 (application form available here)

Contact person:

Lena Vinokurova, Coordinator
Tel. +7(4112)36-14-53