QUEST SUMMER SCHOOL “CLASSICAL SAINT PETERSBURG BY NON-CLASSICAL ITMO”

Place of Study: ITMO University

Language: English, Russian

Duration: 2 weeks (9-20 July 2018)

Outcome: ITMO official certificate (3 ECTS)

Deadline: April 15 (for non-EU citizens), May 14 (for EU citizens)

Fees: €400


Go beyond traditional classes and learn the Russian language through classical Russian literature (A. Pushkin, M. Lermontov, F. Dostoevsky, S. Dovlatov, A. Ahmatova, I. Brodsky).

Participants will be able to study the Russian language while getting every day city-quest tasks based on real archive materials (document extracts, nota bene, letters) containing various riddles and encoded tasks.

Quest geography includes Turgenev’s memorial flat, Nekrasov’s memorial flat, Dostoevsky’s memorial flat, Akhamotova’s museum, Dovlatov’s memorial flat and many other interesting places. The school program also includes a tour to Pushkin’s memorial flat as well as a tour of the sites from Dostoevsky’s “Crime and Punishment”.

Admission Requirements: level of Russian language is A2 and upper.