St. Petersburg

SRAS Guide to Living in St. Petersburg

What’s it really like to live in St. Petersburg for a semester? Staying long-term in a city is much different from just vacationing there. You’ll need to navigate more of the practical, everyday services of the city and budget to include more miscillanious and long-term expenses. Thus, this guide covers everything from haircuts to pharmacies […]

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Managing Your Cash While Abroad: A Student Guide

Life in St. Petersburg: Student Reviews of the City

Warsaw

Warsaw Housing

SRAS programs in Warsaw are hosted at Collegium Civitas in the downtown area. For summer programs, housing is provided in a nearby hotel, with twin rooms and breakfast (substantial). For spring or fall programs, students find apartments with assistance from Collegium Civitas. See the individual programs linked above for more information. This page is meant […]

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Arrival in Warsaw: Student Impressions

Life in Warsaw: Student Reviews of the City

Bishkek

Arrival in Bishkek: Student Impressions

Thinking of spending a semester in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan? Let our students let you know what to expect when arriving to the city! Heading abroad is always a big step and can feel exciting or overwhelming – or both. Learn from the experience of others and hit the ground running! How did you feel when you […]

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Life in Bishkek: Student Reviews of the City

Buying a SIM Card in Russia: Free Russian Lesson

Moscow

SRAS Guide to Living in Moscow

What’s it really like to live in Moscow for a semester? Staying long-term in a city is much different from just vacationing there. You’ll need to navigate more of the practical, everyday services of the city and budget to include more miscillanious and long-term expenses. Thus, this guide covers everything from haircuts to pharmacies and […]

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Life in Moscow: Student Reviews of the City

Addressing Strangers in Russian: Building Russian Vocabulary

Irkutsk

Arrival in Irkutsk: Student Impressions

Let our Irkutsk students let you know what to expect when arriving to Irkutsk! Heading abroad is always a big step and can feel exciting or overwhelming – or both. Learn from the experience of others and hit the ground running! How did you feel when you first arrived? Bronwyn Galloway (Fall, 2019): When I […]

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Life in Irkutsk: Student Reviews of the City

International Airfare For Study Abroad

Vladivostok

SRAS Guide to Living in Vladivostok

What’s it really like to live in Vladivostok for a semester? Staying long-term in a city is much different from just vacationing there. You’ll need to navigate more of the practical, everyday services of the city and budget to include more miscillanious and long-term expenses. Thus, this guide covers everything from haircuts to pharmacies and […]

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Hard-to-Find Foods in Russia

Packing List for Study Abroad

Kyiv

SRAS Guide to Living in Kyiv

What’s it really like to live in Kyiv for a semester? Staying long-term in a city is much different from just vacationing there. You’ll need to navigate more of the practical, everyday services of the city and budget to include more miscillanious and long-term expenses. Thus, this guide covers everything from haircuts to pharmacies and […]

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Arrival in Kyiv: Student Impressions

Study Abroad in Kyiv, Ukraine: Favorite Photos

Other

Preparing for and Coping with Culture Shock

Some of our students report not feeling culture shock at all. Some are surprised by how much culture shock they experience. Often, those most affected are those who did not expect it. So how can you prepare to live in a new culture and get the most out of the experience? How do you prepare […]

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Cuba-Russia Connection Study Abroad Reviews

Dorm Cooking Tips and Simple Recipies