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July 02 - July 31, 2012



Within the module you will gain and improve the competences in the field of Russian language, you’ll gain the knowledge about Russian literature, history, art and architecture, you’ll visit «Baltica» brewery company, as well as Peterhof and Pushkin – Imperial residences and palaces in St.Petersburg surrounding, you’ll take part in the day trip to Staraya Ladoga – old Russian capital
You also can be enrolled to every two weeks of this module.

Courses ECTS credits
Russian Language 3 ECTS
Russian Literature 3 ECTS
Art Appreciation 3 ECTS
St.Petersburg in War and Revolution




The course is designed both for students having had no prior contact with the Russian language and for students having studied the Russian language and wishing to improve their skills. It requires having learned the basic structure of Russian language. The course is aimed at building on the structures of the language and refining four main skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. By the end of the course students will be able to skim texts and distinguish the main ideas, participate in communications; read texts in Russian, understand and retell the contents of written or heard texts and make up statements. The course includes individual and group work and self study. Student activities are such as conversation, role playing, performing oral and written exercises and reading texts.



The main purpose of the course is to give a general overview and an idea of the progress of Russian literature from X up to XX centuries in historical context and to acquaint students with the aesthetic principles of Russia's remarkable writers by literary analysis of their works. "The Song of Igor's Campaign", A.Pushkin "Eugen Onegin",M.Lermontov "A Hero of Our Time", N.Gogol "A Diary of a Madman", F.Dostoevsky "Crime and Punishment", L.Tolstoy"Anna Karenina", A.Chekhov "Uncle Vanija", E.Zamiatin "We", M.Bulgakov "Master and Margarita"will be taken into consideration for the analysis. 3 fieldtrips are the part of the course.




The main purpose of the course is to give a general overview and an idea of the process of World Art from ancient Egyptian art to XX century in a historical context, to acquaint students with the principal trends in art, the formation of the styles of different monuments as examples and the creations of the most remarkable artists. Lectures in the classroom together with several lectures at the museums and 3 fieldtrips are the part of the course.


St.Petersburg, a major center of both Russian and European history. The course will focus on how residents of this city experienced war and revolution in the early modern and modern ages. Students will be expected to gain a greater appreciation for Russia’s role in world history and European history, as well as important skills in writing and historical analysis. Lectures in the classroom together with several lectures at the museums and 3 fieldtrips are the part of the course.


Terms of participation

Students can take maximum 2 courses from the module. Those wishing to take two courses should choose one morning course and one afternoon course.



  • Student identity cards of Polytechnical University
  • Study visit to «Baltica» brewery company
  • City tour
  • Excursion to Peterhof
  • Excursion to Pushkin
  • Excursion to Staraya Ladoga

ECTS Credits: 6

Participation fee:

  • 780 Euro (for the whole module)
  • 400 Euro (for every 2 weeks)

The academic module is organized by Department of International Cooperation Management.
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IIEP does its best to create comfortable conditions of life for the international students. International students live in the student dormitory. Student dormitory is a semidetached building to IIEP. Compartments comprise 2 double rooms with shared facilities: a small kitchen, a bathroom and a toilet.


All apartments are equipped with a bed, bedside table, desk, chairs, wardrobe, curtains, and bed clothes (includ. mattress, blanket, pillow, sheets, pillow cases). Kitchen contains electric hot board, refrigerator, kitchen table, and stools. Most rooms have technical capacity for fixed Internet connection.


The accommodation conditions should be discussed in the correspondence with program coodinator.