|SUMMER SCHOOL DATES
||August 10 - 23, 2003
||US$ 990.00 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.
||Mr. Alexej Leporc
Curator at State Hermitage Museum
Ass. Prof., European University at St. Petersburg
||This two-week school is based on the vast collections of
the State Hermitage Museum and the Imperial Family’s Estates. Lectures will
include a review of the art patronage of the Romanovs from the early XVIII
to the early XX centuries with an emphasis on the Romanov`s Estates, grounds
and gardens. The curriculum will include "Days In", with lectures pertaining
to the history of Saint-Petersburg`s distinguished grounds and gardens,
and "Days Out" with tours to the different Imperial estates and gardens
in the environs of St. Petersburg. Moreover, the program will include workshops
that will feature exclusive collections of the State Hermitage. The course
offers unprecedented access to art treasures not usually available to the
general public as well as provides opportunities to discuss the given collections
directly with museum curators and specialists.
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:
Museum: (English version)
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.
||June 1, 2003 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 June 10, 2003. Upon confirmation, a deposit
will be required. Information regarding deposit procedures will be sent
along with confirmations.
||Upon confirmation, participants will be
required to make a deposit in the amount of US $390.00. 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 30, 2003. 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 June 15, the full amount will be returned
minus the credit card processing fees. If cancellation occurs after June
15 but before July 10, the amount to be returned will be US $290.00 minus
the credit card processing fees. All cancellations received after July 10,
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 participants’ arrival and departure,
and will be responsible for answering participants’ 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, August 11, 2003 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 August 10, 2003. For example if the passport
expiration date is in September 2003, then the Russian authorities can refuse
to issue a Russian visa.