The Netherlands Institute in Saint Petersburg (NIP) is an academic centre that increases expertise in the field of Russian studies and offers services to researchers and students of the participating universities.
The institute organises courses aimed at all levels and fields of study and
offers internships and scholarships to students and researchers in different
fields of study. See Programmes and
scholarships for all possibilities and options of staying at the NIP.
Supporting and directly contributing to the education and research of the
participating universities by offering study programs and courses and assisting
(PhD-)students, amongst others.
Organising lectures, symposiums and exhibitions. These activities, which are
aimed at a more general audience, directly spring forth from the research and
educational activities of the institute.
Facilitating Dutch researchers and students by putting, amongst others,
accommodation (if possible), libraries and computer facilities at their
disposition, as well as mediating with authorities and government departments in
order to make research in Russia possible.
Representing Dutch higher education through promotional activities. This
concerns activities in which counselling is given about Dutch higher education
and scientific research, as well as canvassing students.