Learn about modern Russia in one of the most beautiful, historic and important cities in Europe. This program is based in St. Petersburg, the home of former capital of the tsars. It’s designed to expose students to the rich complexity of modern Russia and to teach students how to report and publish sophisticated stories from the road, using the latest in media technologies. Their work will be professionally published on the Journalism School’s web site. In addition to meeting real Russians and Russian journalists, students will also learn about Russian media and culture.

Date: July 9 – August 7

Program Highlights

  • Meet Russians from all walks of life, including journalists and students.
  • Learn how to interview and write or produce sophisticated international stories.
  • Learn how to compile professional multimedia reports.
  • Learn how to publish your work in a way the world can read and see.
  • Learn about modern Russian media and culture.

Courses Offered:
All students will take the following for a total of 6 credits:

  • JRN 390 Special Topics: Issues in Contemporary Journalism (3 Credits)
  • JRN 487 Independent Study (3 Credits)

Living Arrangements
Students stay in residence halls at a Local University.


  • Language proficiency is NOT required.
  • All undergraduate students in good academic standing may apply.

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

Program and Tuition Fees

  • Administrative Fee: $200
  • Undergraduate Tuition: $207/credit for NY residents, $558/credit for non-residents
  • Program Fee: $2,500 (includes bilingual guide, dorms, welcome dinner, all courses/lectures/films/excursions, cultural program, local sim card, internet access, one weekend trip and international health insurance)
  • Visa Fee: $175
  • Airfare: Students are encouraged to book flights early to secure the best price.

*Tuition and Fees subject to change