For students preparing for the FSP, we encourage you to look at the many sites on student travel as well as on Russia and St. Petersburg.
- U.S. Government Sites
State Department Consular Sheet on Russia, updated every few months.
- Passport Services and Information of the U.S. State Department
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This site provides information about recommended vaccinations for Russia, Eastern Europe, and the NIS (Newly Independent States) of the former Soviet Union.
- Hotelli Serena Korpilampi, Espoo, Finland
Site of the pre-program orientation and post-program testing and evaluation.
- Official site of the Center of Russian Language and Culture at St. Petersburg State University
All of the classes of the Dartmouth FSP are held at the CRLC at the Smolny campus.
- Russia Today
A web-based magazine covering Russia and CIS. Includes daily press reviews, television reports, business news, and lots of original articles.
- Official Web Site of the Russian National Tourist Office
Offers an overview of Russia today as well as some travel tips.
- Lonely Planet
On-line travel guide to St. Petersburg from the very respected Lonely Planet series of travel guides.
- The Fresh Guide to St. Petersburg
Fresh information and entertainment for anyone planning to visit St. Petersburg. An insightful look at life in the city covering customs and traditions, visas, safety, warnings, language lessions and useful phrases, money, transportation, communications, shopping, food and drink, medical care, museums, sights, day trips, entertainment, culture, and nightlife. Well worth a look.
- St. Petersburg Times
Read the current on-line edition of this weekly English-language newspaper and keep in tune with what's happening in St. Petersburg. Includes listings of what's happening around town- concerts, art shows, clubs and a dining guide.