The Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies and the Global Education Office for Undergraduates of Duke University now offers three distinct options for course of study in St. Petersburg, Russia: Neuroscience and Multilingualism, Global Russia, and Russian Language & Culture. The program is directed by Professor Edna Andrews of the Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies of Duke University.
St. Petersburg, located near the Gulf of Finland, is the second largest Russian city. Some of the most outstanding features of St. Petersburg are its beautiful palaces and churches and the "White Nights”, which peak at the end of June. Click here for more details.
Based in St. Petersburg, the home of famous scientists and writers like Mendeleev, Pavlov, Dostoevsky, Blok, Zoshchenko, and Zamiatin, students will have the opportunity to come to know the city from a variety of cultural, intellectual, and social perspectives.
The program offers an excellent opportunity to study the rich Russian culture, civilization, and language of Tolstoy, Chekhov, Dostoyevsky, and Pushkin. Offered in cooperation with St. Petersburg State University, the program is available in both fall and spring. A summer program is available as well. Click here for more details.