Semester Abroad: Duke in St. Petersburg

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.

Summer Abroad: Duke in Russia: Language and Culture Program

The Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies and the Global Education Office for Undergraduates of Duke University offer an intensive language and culture study program at St. Petersburg University in St. Petersburg, Russia. 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.