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A&S Geography of the World or Latin America's International Roots
Helsinki, Finland; Moscow, Russia; St. Petersburg, Russia; Tallinn, Estonia (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
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Credit Type: Travel Course Credit (International Program)
Program Description:
The Geography of Russia and the Baltics or Cuba's relations with the Soviet UnionRussia and the Baltics 2018
Instructors: Jon Comer and Tom Wikle, or Lucero Tenorio
Location: Russia and the Baltics
Courses: GEOG 4600 (I) or 5700, or FLL 3500 - 3 credit hours
Travel Dates: May 14 - 24, 2018
Course Dates: April 23 - July 6, 2018


In Moscow’s Red Square gaze up at the vibrant conical roofs and distinctive onion domes of Saint Basil’s Cathedral. Hop on an overnight train through Russia’s vast landscape to discover St. Petersburg’s imperial history, crystalline canals, and Winter Palace. Then take a ferry to Helsinki, Finland for a guided sightseeing tour.

Course Costs:                
Tuition and Fees: $700
     (includes $100 deposit billed at the time of enrollment).
     (This tuition amount could possibly increase after July 1 if OSU tuition increases)
Explorica Tour Costs: $3,946*
     *Airfare is included in the tour costs. Tour fee can increase after Nov. 15, 2017.

The costs include tuition and fees, travel insurance, flight, tour, lodging, some meals, excursions, and transportation. The costs do not include additional meals, passport or additional airline fees, and any miscellaneous costs a student might wish to incur.

To enroll: Contact Shane O'Mealey in the Arts and Sciences Outreach office to set up an appointment and be accepted into the program.   405-744-5647.  All applicants must have an appointment to travel on the course. You can begin your course application, but you will not be able to proceed without an appointment.

You will also need to sign up for the tour directly, as well as enrolling with OSU. You can view the tour log in, cost, and itinerary here:

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 05/22/2017 05/23/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.