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. This year, NYI has gone virtual, as V-NYI.
For NYI they were July 13-31, 2020. For V-NYI they are now July 20-31.
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. faculty profiles
Over half are from the Russian Federation. We are proud that 60+ Russian cities have sent students to NYI in its 17 years. Universities wishing to send groups should contact us directly.
NYi is a highly international school. Students from the following countries have attended NYI in its 17 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, Nepal, The Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Tadjikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, UK, Ukraine, Uruguay, USA
Anyone! (But you have to apply) Applications are available here!
Students who successfully complete all seminars receive the V-NYI Certificate of Completion
US and Canadian students can can receive transferrable credits for the program. Contact us for more info.
V-NYI is a totally money-free operation, run on a voluinteer basis by the NYI Team
Fellowships awarded for the original NYI-2020 will be valid in 2021.