NYI is a unique interdisciplinary summer school bringing faculty and students together from many countries for 3 weeks in July to study the human mind and human cultures in beautiful St. Petersburg, Russia.
July 15-August 2, 2019
Our faculty come from many different institutions in the US, the Russian Federation and Europe. Past faculty have come from Stony Brook University and 8 other campuses of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, from Moscow State University, St. Petersburg State University, as well as from MIT, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, the University of Edinburgh (Scotland), the University of Novi Sad (Serbia), the City University of New York, and many other institutions.
Over half are from the Russia Federation. We are proud that 55+ Russian cities have sent students to NYI in its 16 years. Student groups have also attended from the US and Croatia. Universities wishing to send group should contact us directly.
NYi is a highly international school. Students from the following countries have attended NYI in tis 16 years: Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Basque Country, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, The Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, The Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Tadjikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, UK, Ukraine, Uruguay, USA
Interested students should contact NYI directly about this option.
Anyone! (But you have to apply) Applications are available! Deadlien for discount: April 15, 2019.
Students who successfully complete all seminars receive a Certificate of Completion issued jointly by The Herzen State Pedagogical University and Stony Brook University (SUNY).
US and Canadian students can can receive 3-7 credits for the program. Contact Stony Brook Study Abroad for more info.
ECTS credits available for European students. Contact NYI directly for more info.
NYI is a non-profit project. Costs are kept to a minimum.
The 2019 cost sheet is available here: cost sheet
Mini-grants to offset costs will be available. Please inquire after submitting application
The NYI staff will arrange dormitory stays for all students from outside of St. Petersburg, subject to availability. Prices may vary. When you apply, just indicate your request for a dormitory space on your application. Please contact NYI directly if you have any questions.
Classes are held at the Herzen State Pedagogical University, 3 Kazanskaya St., St. Petersburg.
Faculty offer Seminars in interdisciplinary fields across the Humanities and Social Sciences.
No, all students must enroll for the entire 3-week program
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