Study Abroad in St. Petersburg, Russia

Get Started Today!

Yes, please contact me at the number I have provided regarding additional information about AIFS Study Abroad. We respect your privacy and will not sell your contact or personal information.

Apply Now!

Study Abroad in St. Petersburg: Fees

Session/Term Fee
Fall or Spring Semester (with meal allowance) $12,995
Fall or Spring Semester (without meal allowance) $12,195

Stay for a year and save $1,500
Students enrolling for a full year (two semesters) at the St. Petersburg campus receive an automatic fee reduction of $1,500 toward their second semester fee.

Program Fee Includes:

Pre-Departure

  • Personalized assistance from site specialists on the AIFS Admissions Team in the U.S. to help you prepare for your study abroad experience, answer questions about the academic program, provide course syllabi and assist with the student visa process
  • Pre-departure resources including online course descriptions, an information handbook and an online AIFS account to help you manage your application and pre-departure materials
  • Student networking resources allow you to connect with other students who will be going on your program, as well as AIFS alumni who can provide first-hand information and advice on what to expect

On-Site

  • Tuition up to 18 semester credits
  • Housing in a student residence hall or a Russian homestay
  • Meals allowance worth $800 to subsidize the cost of purchasing meals and groceries
  • Excursions and day trips including a 3-day excursion to Moscow, and day trips to Catherine Palace at Pushkin, Veliky Novgorod, Pavlovsk and Peterhof, the summer residence of the Tsars
  • Cultural and social activities including a guided city tour, the Russian, Dostoevsky, Political History and Hermitage Museums, Yusupov Palace, a ballet performance, Siege of Leningrad tour, a boat trip along St. Petersburgís rivers and canals
  • On-Site Resident Director and student services support staff to help with any questions or advice you may need while in Russia
  • Volunteer opportunities past placements have included volunteering at museums, working as an English tutor, assisting NGOs, and working on blogging, social media and journalism platforms.
  • Conversation Exchange with Russian students
  • AIFS Office provides study resources, student services and a small library
  • Comprehensive insurance and assistance package
  • 24-hour emergency telephone service allows you to reach AIFS staff at any time in an urgent situation

Upon Return

  • Official transcript issued by Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University. One official copy will be sent to the studentís home institution on completion of the program
  • Re-entry materials and support upon return to the U.S. to help you make the transition back to life after your study abroad experience
  • Alumni network and career development opportunities on the AIFS Alumni Advocate and AIFS Alumni Ambassador Programs

Optional Components

Please note fee does not include the non-refundable $95 application fee. Students not selecting the AIFS Flight Package are responsible for arranging their own flights according to the most up-to-date itinerary.

AIFS Program with Optional Round-Trip Flights and Airport Transfers

For your convenience, AIFS will arrange your round-trip airfare (including all fuel surcharges, taxes and fees), meet you at the arrival airport(s) and provide transportation to and from the program site on scheduled arrival and departure dates.

Fall or spring semester

Flights

  • U.S. to St. Petersburg
  • St. Petersburg to U.S.

Airport Transfers

  • Airport to Campus
  • Campus to Airport

Fees by departure city

Atlanta$1,520
Boston$1,460
Buffalo$1,460
Charlotte$1,480
Chicago$1,600
Cincinnati$1,440
Columbus$1,460
Dallas$1,560
Denver$1,620
Des Moines$1,560
Detroit$1,520
Houston$1,580
Los Angeles$1,440
Miami$1,620
Minneapolis$1,520
New York/ Newark$1,460
Orlando$1,440
Philadelphia$1,600
Phoenix$1,600
Pittsburgh$1,460
Raleigh/Durham$1,460
San Francisco$1,480
Seattle$1,520
St. Louis$1,560
Washington, DC$1,460

The optional flight package prices listed are subject to change and will be confirmed at time of invoicing. (Program fee is guaranteed.)