There is a good reason why St. Petersburg is named “the Venice of the North”- it can rightly be called one of the most beautiful cities in the world. "The Northern Capital of Russia" is one of the biggest European industrial and cultural centers. Architecture and cultural traditions blend with the active nightlife and events.
The city has 221 museums, 2000 libraries, more than 80 theaters, 100 concert halls, 45 galleries, 62 cinemas, and around 80 other cultural establishments. Every year the city hosts around 100 festivals and various competitions of art and culture, including more than 50 international ones. The Historic Centre of St. Petersburg and Groups of Monuments located there are recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Your studies abroad will provide you not only a degree from a high esteemed University but also will give you an opportunity to enjoy and cherish the spectacular images and memories of this unique city.