Study Abroad

Russia and the Baltics

Courses: GEOG 4600 (I) or 5700

3 Credit Hours:"I" available with 4600

CRN numbers: (TBA)

Instructors: Jon Comer and Tom Wikle

Course Costs: $4,646
*Airfare is included.
*Includes $100 deposit billed at time of enrollment.


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The Geography of Russia and the Baltics

Travel Dates: May 14 - 24, 2018 (Summer)
Course Dates: April 23 - July 6, 2018
 - Deadline for enrollment has passed


In Moscow’s Red Square gaze up at the vibrant conical roofs and distinctive onion domes of Saint Basil’s Cathedral. Hop on an overnight train through Russia’s vast landscape to discover St. Petersburg’s imperial history, crystalline canals, and Winter Palace. Travel to Tallin, Estonia, and then take a ferry to Helsinki, Finland for a guided sightseeing tour.

Cost Details

The costs include tuition and fees, travel insurance, flight, tour, lodging, some meals, excursions, and transportation. The costs do not include additional meals, passport or additional airline fees, and any miscellaneous costs a student might wish to incur.

You will also need to sign up for the tour directly, as well as enrolling with OSU. You can view the tour log in, cost, and itinerary here:

  • Tuition and Fees: $700
    Includes $100 deposit billed at the time of enrollment.
  • Explorica Tour Costs: $3,946
    Tour fee can increase after Nov. 15, 2017.

Enrollment Instructions

All applicants must have an appointment to travel on Study Abroad courses. You can begin your course application but you will not be able to proceed without an appointment. Contact Shane O'Mealey in the Arts and Sciences Outreach office to set up an appointment and be accepted into the program.

Shane O'Mealey