|SUMMER SCHOOL DATES
||July 14 - July 27, 2002
||US$ 940 Enrollment fees include tuition, lunches (except
on Sundays), access to museums, and airport transfers. The fees do not include
airfares, hotel accommodations, Russian visa, and travel insurance.
||Dr. Roman G. Grigoryev State Hermitage
Mr. Alexej Leporc, European University at St. Petersburg
||This two-week school is based on the vast collections of
the State Hermitage and Russian State Museums. It will cover the art patronage
of the Romanovs from the early XVIII to the early XX centuries with an emphasis
on collection of Italian art. The curriculum will include "Days In", with
lectures on the history of the Romanovs as collectors and a close examination
of the personal artistic tastes of different Emperors in the Romanov House.
Also the program will include workshops that will incorporate particular
collections of the State Hermitage and State Russian Museums. "Days Out"
will include visits to the Imperial residences in St. Petersburg and its
surroundings. The course offers unprecedented access to art treasures that
are not available to the general public as well as provides opportunities
to discuss the given collections directly with museum curators.
Telephone: 7-(812) 275 51 42
Fax: 7-(812) 275 51 39
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Information on the course curriculum and application forms are available
at the following sites:
State Hermitage Museum: (English
European University at St. Petersburg:
||The School is intended for graduate students,
art historians, museum curators, teachers, and for those who are independently
interested in the history of Russian art and culture as well as the reception
of Western Art in Russia.
||April 15, 2002 is the deadline date
for applications. Candidates should submit their application forms either
by mail, fax or email. Written confirmation on acceptance will be sent to
applicants no later than April 30. Upon confirmation, a deposit will
be required. Information regarding deposit procedures will be sent along
Upon confirmation, participants will be required to make a deposit in
the amount of US $250. Master/ Visa Card and American Express card are accepted.
Information on how to process the deposit will be sent along with confirmation
on acceptance. The deposit is due by May 15, 2002. In the case a deposit
is not received by this date, the applicant's confirmation will be cancelled.
The amount of the deposit will be deducted from the final payment.
|CANCELLATION POLICY ON
RETURN OF DEPOSIT
||Only written cancellations are considered
valid. If cancellation is received by May 30, the full amount will be returned
minus the credit card processing fees. If cancellation occurs after May
30 but before June 15, the amount to be returned US $150. All cancellations
received after June 15, will not be refunded.
|OFFICIAL TRAVEL AGENCY
||In order to assist participants with hotel
accommodations, airport transfers, and visa support (invitation), our official
agency for this summer school is ASTER Inc. ASTER Inc. will provide hotel
information, collect information on participantsí arrival and departure,
and will be responsible for answering participantsí questions regarding
their trip to St. Petersburg. We strongly recommend that applicants contact
ASTER Inc. to learn more about St. Petersburg and costs for hotel accommodations.
|ASTER INC. CONTACT INFORMATION
Telephone: 7-(812) 327 10 11
Fax: 7-(812) 542 13 71
Service Coordinator: Debra Johnson
|PAYMENT FOR FEES:
||Monday, July 15, 2001 the remaining fees
are due. Payment for these fees will be accepted with Master/Visa card or
rubles (Russian currency). Traveler Cheques are not accepted.
In accordance with Russian law, visitors to the Russian Federation are
required to obtain a Russian visa before their arrival. There are few nationalities
that are exempted from this rule. Those who are exempted tend to be citizens
of the former Soviet Union Republic. North and South America, Great Britain,
Western Europe, Austraila and Asian countries are required to obtain a visa.
ASTER Inc. will be providing applicants with invitations; this document
is needed to process a Russian visa. For information, please directly contact
|TRAVEL AND MEDICAL INSURANCE
||The course fees do not include insurance.
Participants are responsible for their own insurance.
||As indicated in the program, Monday-Saturday,
lunches are included in program cost.
||Ground transportation from the airport-hotel-airport is
also included in program cost. Flight information when known needs to be
sent to ASTER Inc.
||The expiration date in your passport needs
to be valid up to six months from July 14, 2002. For example if the passport
expiration date is in August 2002, then the Russian authorities can refuse
to issue a Russian visa.