Vladivostok Winter School 2020

Course duration: January 11 – 22, 2020                                 
Application deadline:
November 10, 2019
Program language: English
Credits for the program: 2 ECTS

VL Winter School – 2 weeks, intensive program of academic study and specialized field trips, excursions and folk art master-classes is designed by two Universities in the different cities providing a truly life-changing experience to students from all over the world! The program includes lectures and workshops, various field trips and cultural activities (excursions, folk art master-classes).

VL Winter School is a great way to boost up your academic knowledge during the winter holiday and immerse yourself in the culture and social life of the Russian Far East. You will understand the history, current state and development prospects of this region. You also have a chance to participate in a range of winter exciting activities comprising ice fishing, horse-riding and dog sledding*, enjoying the company of our playful and friendly huskies (upon the availability of snow). Delight in the unique local nature and spectacular views!

Language of the program is English. International students whose first language is not English are required to have at least Intermediate level to participate in VL Winter School.

Awards: Memorable gifts and participation certificates for all participants

 Program fee:45.000 RUB
For students from the partner universities, total fee is 40.000 RUB

The program fees include registration fee, tuition, accommodation, airport transfer, health insurance and field trips and excursion program.

Meals, flight tickets and personal expenses must be provided by a participant individually.  

* Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) are provided in the second part of the School in Ussuriisk only.

Admission documents:

To apply for a program a student should submit via email:

  • a scan of passport page with photo. * Passport should not expire earlier than 18 months since the visa entry date.
  • an application form (available on the web site in appendix), typed in, signed and scanned.

How to submit
by email: international@vvsu.ru, yuliya.kravchenko@vvsu.ru

Preliminary schedule


January 11 (Sat)

January 12 (Sun)

January 13 (Mon)

January 14 (Tue)

January 15

January 16


Dormitory check-in

Free time

Open ceremony. Icebreaking workshops

Heritage of the Frontiersmen: the Past and the Present of Vladivostok

Heritage of Frontiersmen: the Past and the Present of Vladivostok

Basic of Russian culture and traditions






Vladivostok sight-seeing tour

Self-study under the team project

Master-class «Felt accessories»

Excursion to the Primorsky Aquarium


January 17

January 18 (Sat)

January 19 (Sun)

January 20 (Mon)

January 21 (Tue)

January 22


Heritage of Frontiersmen: the Past and the Present of Vladivostok

 Free time

Transfer to Ussuriisk

Hostel check-in

Ecology field trip to the Nursery Forest Garden: Ice fishing and

Field trip to the Animals Diseases Diagnostic Center.








Visit to a museum

 Free time

Master-class «Cooking Russian pancakes and  meat dumplings»

dog sledding

Farewell ceremony


* The program schedule is subject to change

Please, download the Booklet at the end of the webpage. Thank you!

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please email your
applications here:


Mon-Thu: 8:30 - 17:30
Fri: 8:30-16:15

Yuliya Kravchenko (Ms.)

International Academic
Mobility Office

Mon-Thu: 8:30 - 17:30
Fri: 8:30-16:15

+7 (423) 240-41-28