St.Petersburg, Russia

Linguistics, Cognition, and Culture

when 11 July 2016 - 29 July 2016
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 8 EC
fee USD 240

The St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture (NYI) is an advanced study program organized every July in St. Petersburg, Russia at St. Petersburg State University.

Participants take seminars with international scholars in a range of fields, especially those that do not fall neatly into traditional discipline areas. 2016 will be the 14th year of NYI. Since 2003, over 1000 participants from 40 countries and 50 Russian Federation cities have received certificates for completing the NYI Summer Seminar Program.

Participants create a program design unique to their own interests, choosing 4 or 5 seminars from among the following fields

Generative Linguistics
Critical Cultural Studies
Cognitive Psychology
Media & Film Studies
Literature & Performance Studies

Course leader

John Frederick Bailyn

Target group

Undergraduate and graduate students, young researchers

Credits info

8 EC
2 to 8 ECTS credits available for extra payment, e-mail to find out more

Fee info

USD 240: For Russia/CIS citizens
USD 380: All other countries (except Russia/CIS and USA/Canada)


limited number of mini-grants for travel will be available