Summer University 2018


"Highway to S..."

Open Call!

Organized by AEGEE-Samara

Do you want to experience something new and get acquintance with Russia? To have a good rest and hang out? If you are ready to say YES!, then read this description and pack your suitcases. During SU you will visit two cities - Samara and Ulyanovsk, have a bycicle trip (2 days) along the bank of the huge river and in the hills. You will learn Russian traditions by visiting The Russian Village and taking part in the performance. More activities you will see in the list and read in the description of the places.

General Information:

From: Thursday, July 12th
To: Monday, July 23rd
Starts in: Samara
Ends in: Samara
Type: Summer Course info_outline
Thematic categories: History and Local Culture / Sports
Fee: 170€ info_outline
15 Friends
Accomodation: Hostel(beds)
Confirmation: Send copy of the ticket OR pay 50% of the fee in advance
Language: English, Russian
Special equipment needed:
Suited for disabled people: No


Acquintance with Russian culture and doing sports.


Phone: 89277029707

Our ideal participant:

    Our ideal participant is athletic, open-minded, sociable, vigorous and merry. He isn't afraid of insomnia and adventures. This person likes sport and at the same time parties and a good rest.


  • visiting Ulyanovsk (3 days, full programm)
  • visiting Russian village and The Blue Lake with the performance (2 days)
  • bicycle trip (2 days)
  • workshop with Matryoshka
  • dancing master class
  • parties, pab-crawling, Euronight
  • quest-game
  • beach
  • football activities(as our city takes part in FIFA 2018)
  • cooking master class (Pelmeny)
  • and just a lot of fun

Course Information:

Course level: Beginner
Course given by: Mishchishina Elisaveta
Supported by University: No

Join the Summer University and visit:


A beautiful city which has a huge history and a wonderful countryside that will be visited during our SU. The city is located on the river Volga and has a very long embankment with the beach. So, sometimes Samara is called as a resort-city. Here is lots of landmarks, one of the most famous is Kuibishev square - the biggest square in Europa.


Ulyanovsk is a city which is located on the bank of the Volga. In this place the river is very wide and it looks like the sea. There are a lot of historical places and landmarks.

Russian Village

It's the most beautiful village in Samara's countryside. There you can see different domestic animals: rabbits, donkeys, chickens, horses, etc, visit an apiary, Russian banya(sauna), fish and learn russian traditions by watching and taking part in the performance of traditional summer celebration.

The Blue Lake

This lake is a karst hole, which was described the first time in 1768. The visibility of it is about 18 metres. The water is very clear and blue, so the lake is called as The Blue one. An interesting fact, the temperature is the same at any season and in winter it doesn't freeze.

The countryside of the other bank of river Volga

The wonderful nature nearby the Volga and Zhiguli hills, it's a perfect place for a bycicle trip.