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 11-29, 2016
Our faculty come from many different institutions in the US, the Russian Federation and Europe. (Click on "NYI Faculty"). 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 announcements for 2016 will be made in February, 2016.
Over half are from the Russia Federation. We are proud that 50+ Russian cities have sent students to NYI in its 13 years. Student groups have also attended from the US and Croatia. Universities wishing to send group should contact us directly. Individual students have attended from the following countries: Algeria, Austria, Basque Country, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, China, Croatia, The Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Iran, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, The Netherlands, Palestine, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, UK, Ukraine, USA
Yes. Interested students should contact NYI directly about this option.
NYI is a non-profit project. Costs are kept to a minimum. Cost depends on country of origin.
Mini-grants to offset costs will be available
The 2016 cost sheet will be available on March 1, 2016
Anyone! (But you have to apply) Applications will be available on March 1, 2016
Applications will be available no later than March 1, 2016
Check this site beginning Feb. 15, 2016.
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 in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Humanities at St. Petersburg State University, Galernaya St. 58/60
Students who successfully complete all seminars receive a Certificate of Completion issued jointly by St. Petersburg State University and Stony Brook University (SUNY)
US and Canadian students can can receive 3-9 credits for the program. Contact Stony Brook Study Abroad for more info.
ECTS credits available for European students. Contact NYI directly for more info.
No, all students must enroll for the entire 3-week program
Faculty offer Seminars in interdisciplinary fields across the Humanities and Social Sciences. Click here to read last year's seminar descriptions (2015).
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