Russian Courses in St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg is an impressive city to live in and the perfect
surrounding for an international Russian language course.
With full Russian immersion you pick up vocabulary while relaxing
in a restaurant or pub or learn about the Cyrillic alphabet
while strolling down the street. In a Russian language school
you receive Russian instruction with communicative and modern teaching
methods and profit from small international study groups. Immerse
yourself into the world of Russian language and culture and discover
St. Petersburg while learning to speak Russian.
St. Petersburg City Guide
St. Petersburg is undeniably Russia's most beautiful and most European
city. Palace Square tells tales of Imperial Russia with its
elegant buildings and monuments. The square is dominated by the
phantastical Rococo shape of Winter Palace, former residence
of the Tzars and now home to famous State Hermitage Museum. The
adjacent spire of the Admiralty serves as orientation point.
Ancient Peter & Paul fortress was mostly used as political prison,
Peter & Paul cathedral features a beautiful Baroque interior.
Central Vasilevsky Island attracts visitors with its numerous
Nevsky prospect is the city's grandest boulevard and a good
place to discover the flavor of the city. Summer Palace is
a former Imperial residence. Its park is likened to Versailles,
it is St. Petersburg's most traditional park and quite attractive.
Sir Isaak's cathedral dominates the skyline and is good orientation
point. Check out the Pushkin Flat Museum, a memorial for one of
Russia's major poets. Like all television towers Radio-tele antenna
offers impressive sights of the city. An all female crew supervised
the construction. The combined forces of Russian and German military
unfortunately destroyed Petrodvorets, a district (!) of palaces.
It was rebuilt after WW II.
Study at St. Petersburg University
St. Petersburg is a node of academic education in Russia. Esp.
important is its branch of technical studies with excellent ratings
and a considerable number of Nobel laureates as (former) staff members.
St. Petersburg State University is a modern academic institution
offering the full range of academic subjects and maintaining international
exchange programs worldwide.