Nevsky Institute of Language and Culture, St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg, Russia (Outgoing Program)
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|Restrictions:||OU applicants only|
|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:||Jennifer Grover|
|University Name:||Nevsky Institute of Language and Culture||Language Category:||Language Category D|
- 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’
- 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
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:
ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS AND PROGRAMS
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.
Fall Semester: September - December
Spring Semester: February - May
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!
- Presidential International Travel Fellowship - need based scholarship for airfare
- Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship - a nationally competitive award for Pell grant recipients
- Boren Award for International Study - nationally competitive award for study in an underrepresented destination. This scholarship has one application each year due in February so apply early for Spring programs!
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.
Start by attending a Study Abroad 101 information session to learn the basics about study abroad as well as your next steps. Then, schedule an appointment with the study abroad adviser for Russia to move on to Phase 2!
Photos by Sydney Wynn, Academic Year 2015-2016
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