Summer University 2020

 

Sea, Stripes & Seagulls

Organized by AEGEE-Sankt-Peterburg

Ask yourself what will make your summer perfect. We have an answer - sea, stripes and seagulls! At the end of the summer, AEGEE-Sankt-Peterburg offers you a life time adventure which will fulfill all your traveling desires. Quench your wanderlust by exploring 3 countries and 5 cities. Getting to Russia was never easier - you just apply online for e-visa and start your adventure!

Experience extreme beauty of Saint Petersburg and Pushkin, medieval charm of Narva and Tallinn and finish the trip with modern Riga! Learn how different and unique are the culture of those cities all being situated on Baltic sea.

We will sightsee till we don't feel our legs. We will meet new awesome people and become a family together. We will have constant fun and awesome atmosphere. Go out of your comfort zone to feel the crazy beat of summer nights and memorable parties! Let you competitive side get to you during quests and city rallies.

General Information:

From: Monday, August 17th
To: Monday, August 31st
Starts in: Saint Petersburg
Ends in: Riga
Type: Travelling Summer University info_outline
Thematic categories: Local Culture / Civic Education
Fee: 251€ info_outline
30 Friends
Accomodation: Hostels
Confirmation: Pay 100% of the fee in advance
Optional fee: 40€
Used for: Boat party and pub crawl
Alternative: Karaoke bar
Language: English
Special equipment needed: hiking shoes

Theme:

Sea has no borders. Neither do we.

Contact:

Phone: +7-999-219-47-04

Our ideal participant:

    We're looking for open-minded people who embrace positive thinking and are not afraid to leave their comfort zone, as well as for those who are ready to break stereotypes and dream without borders. Our future participants should be responsible and eager to challenge themselves, be ready to lots of walking and unpredictable weather of Baltic region, and also be comfortable with our eventful program of long days and sho(r)t nights. Did you find yourself in that description? Then it's a match!

Activities:

  • 3 city tours to see classical Saint Petersburg, Medieval Tallinn and Modern Riga
  • Enjoy the view of Saint Petersburg, Tallinn and Riga from above: from colonnade of St Isaac's Cathedral, view points and roof
  • Opening Bridges ceremony during Boat party
  • Trip to Pushkin to feel royal on holidays
  • Pub Crawl. Just legendary pub crawl
  • Russian Language and Russian Dance WS to catch the glimpse of Russian soul
  • Hermitage to wonder in amazing palace full of art
  • Crossing Russian - Estonian border on foot
  • Narva Castle to play royals and knights
  • Telliskivi Creative City to empower your inner artist
  • Riga's and Tallinn's markets to feel yourself local
  • Hiking to Pirita beach to enjoy the Baltic Sea
  • Interactive and energetic WS on soft Youth mobility and Civic Education

Course Information:

Course:
Timetable:
Course level: Beginner
Course given by: Experienced members of AEGEE-Sankt-Peterburg
Equipment:
Supported by University: No

Join the Summer University and visit:

Saint Petersburg

The cultural capital of Russia, Saint Petersburg, will steal you heart right away! Once being a capital it saved all the beauty, charms and romantic atmosphere of Imperial Russian era. Here you will feel the spirit of old imperial Russia, enjoy the panorama of the city from the ground, water and from bird's eye view and fully understand why people from all over the world crave to come here. On the other hand, Saint P is a city of student and artists. Free spirit, open-minded people come here to enjoy young and wild essence of the city as well as crazy and unique parties. Come to Saint Petersburg and enjoy it to the fullest!

Pushkin

Puskin is a small town located near Saint Petersburg. It is named by one if the greatest poets of Russia and used to be a residence of the greatest Russian monarchs. in terms of grandeur and excess, it outstrips even Versaille. Pushkin attracts people by its beautifully decorated palaces and outstanding gardens and parks that are protected by UNESCO

Narva

Narva is Estonia easternmost location. Being so close to Russia, the city has developed a noticeable Russian character and offers an especially appealing and unique history, which spans more than 500 years serving as a border city ever since. City is defined by the imposing Narva and Ivangorod castles, which face one another across this historic river border, creating an unforgettable image of the frontier between East and West. Aside from its magnificent castle Narva has baroque Old Town Hall, making the city quite an eye pleasing site.Estonia’s third-largest city is an intriguing place for a visit – you’ll find no other place in Estonia quite like it.

Tallinn

Tallinn is fairytale European capital with an allure all of its own. It's lively yet peaceful, absurdly photogenic and bursting with wonderful sights. Twisting cobblestone lanes and iron street lamps. Gothic spires and medieval markets. Cutting-edge technologies and culture. Beguiling districts of brightly painted wooden houses, parks, redeveloped docks, beaches and forests.
Throw in loud parties and vibrant modern culture mixed with medieval charm and it's no wonder Tallinn seems in danger of being loved at first sight.

Riga

A Nordic blonde with a fiery heart, there’s so much more to fall in love with in Riga. It perfectly blends timeless tradition and cutting-edge cool. With 800 years of turbulent history, Latvia’s capital is an exciting European metropolis at the crossroads of eastern and northern Europe. Timeless Gothic spires and cobblestones in the Old Town mingle with the fantastic facades of one of the world’s richest collections of flamboyant Art Nouveau on the grand boulevards. Powerful chemistry going in hip bars, modern art centers and vibrant artistic quarters will blown you mind away!
 
 
Linksaddclose