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Nevsky Institute of Language and Culture, St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg, Russia (Outgoing Program)
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Restrictions: OU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
University Exchange Language of Instruction: Russian
Non-English Language Prerequisite:
4 Semesters Housing Type: Host Family
Non-English Language Learning Option(s):
Russian Study Abroad Adviser: Monica Goodwin
University Name:
Nevsky Institute of Language and Culture
Language Category:
Language Category D
Study Level: Undergraduate
Program Description:

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  • The Nevsky Institute of Language and Culture (NILC) is a great option for students interested in Russian Studies or Linguistics
  • NILC is located in St. Petersburg, Russia’s second largest city and largest seaport
  • Located in Western Russia, St. Petersburg is referred to as Russia’s ‘Window to Europe’ 
The Nevsky Institute of Language and Culture is OU's only University Exchange option in Russia

Program Requirements
  • 4 Semesters of College-Level Russian
  • Passport (valid through six months after return from study abroad)
  • 2 Recommendation Letters from OU Professors – One must be from a Russian language professor
  • Host University Application in Phase 3
  • Visa
The Nevsky Institute of Language and Culture has four departments: Linguistics and Intercultural Communication, Public Relations, Economics, and Russian Studies. Click the link below for more information about course options at NILC:


To see courses previously taken by OU students at NILC and their OU equivalents click the following link: Nevsky Institute of Language and Culture - Course Equivalency Information.

Academic Calendar
Fall Semester: September - December
Spring Semester: February - May

Money Matters
Since this program is a University Exchange program you will pay OU tuition/fees to the OU Bursar and housing/meals/living expenses to the Nevsky Institute of Language and Culture.

Use this Nevsky Institute of Language and Culture Budget Estimate  to help you plan for study abroad and compare programs!

There are number of scholarships available for study abroad students. Below is a partial list to get you started! Housing
Exchange students live with host families near the Institute. Students are provided with a single room, two meals on weekdays, and three meals on weekend days.

Get Started
Start by attending a Study Abroad 101 information session to learn the basics about study abroad as well as your next steps. Then, log in to to schedule an appointment with the study abroad adviser for Nevsky Institute of Language and Culture, St. Petersburg to move on to Phase 2!

Student Experience
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Photos by Sydney Wynn, Academic Year 2015-2016

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2017-2018 02/19/2017
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2017 02/19/2017
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2018 09/17/2017 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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