Semester in Russia

The fastest way to learn Russian is, of course, living in Russia itself. You easily come in contact with people and quickly get the hang of the Russian language. During the three month semester in Russia, you attend classes, during which mastering the Russian language takes a central role. Besides that, you undertake completely arrange weekend trips to Moscow and Novgorod.

Semester in Russia 2014

Class during the semester in Russia 2014

Short summary

  • Target audience: BA-students Russian Studies and Slavonic Studies (second year) and BA-students of other disciplines
  • Period: February - May
  • Credit: 20 ECTS
  • Location: Netherlands Institute in Saint Petersburg
  • Besides the compulsory program, two classes for extra credit (5 ECTS each) are offered.


 Writing skills

 26 hours (2 hours a week)


 52 hours (4 hours a week)

 Speaking skills

 78 hours (6 hours a week)


 52 hours (4 hours a week)


 3 days Moscow, 2 days Novgorod


In consultation with your study coordinator or the NIP.

More information

Drs. Olga Ovechkina

E  o.ovechkina[at]

15 December 2015