Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia - New for Summer 2020
Cultural and Literary Tour of Russia
June 8 - 16, 2020
Moscow and St. Petersburg Visit Red Square, Kremlin, celebrated art museums, Peter's
and Katherine's Palace, writers' houses-museums. Rare opportunity to meet with students
from Moscow State University and discuss contemporary political and cultural issues
in an informal setting.
First Informational Meeting
September 23, 2019 | 4.30-5.30 p.m. Anselm Hall, Room 220
Second Informational Meeting
October 5, 2019 | 2 - 3 p.m. Cardinal Farrell Hall, Room 207
Participants pay to Explorica $4468 (under age 23); $4908 (23 and over) (these prices increase $50 Oct 3; another
$100 October 14). Includes international airfare and Moscow-St. Petersburg train, * airport transfers,
double occupancy room, entrance fees, tour guide, all meals except most lunches; Does
not include: University of Dallas fee ($275); UD tuition for those who enroll in the optional one-credit course ($550)** ; travel insurance; passport; visa ($200- $300); two- three optional tour days; most
lunches. This program is eligible for financial aid for degree-seeking students.
*Participants are routed from their preferred departure city to Moscow. Program is
priced with a Dallas fare. Participants who choose to fly from an alternate gateway will know their costs upon
sign up.(For most major cities the price difference is likely to be minimal)
Course "Literary Russia".
Participants will have the option to enroll in a one-credit course. They can also
take a one-credit online course June 5-7. We will discuss important events of the
Russian history, cultural peculiarities and read and discuss some short stories and
poetry by Russian writers that will help students gain insight into what is commonly
referred to as "the Russian soul". Course requirements will include submission of
a paper after the program. Cost of one-credit course is $550.