Course: Traces of Extinct Culture. History of Siberian Folk

General

Program Description

Traces of Extinct Culture. History of Siberian Folk: origins, development and state-of-the-art

Siberian State Aerospace University offers a unique opportunity for foreign students to enlarge the scope, to visit the heart of Russia, to observe the beauty of amazing and enigmatic Siberia, to acquire invaluable experience of the archeological work in actual field environment.

Participants will get a chance to plunge into the Russian culture with an intensive course of the Russian language. They will visit local museums and get acquainted with the region’s history, traditions and customs, and also take participation in celebration of native ceremonies and holidays.

Period: 09 July – 24 July, 2012


Content

The programme is subdivided into two parts. Part 1 includes classes in history of Siberian Folk with a 4-day archeological expedition. Part 2 includes classes in the Russian language and the region’s culture, traditions and customs.

The programme offers lectures and practical training in the following academic fields:

  • ancient history of Siberian Folk;
  • ethnic history of Siberian Folk;
  • material and intellectual culture of Siberian Folk;
  • learning of techniques and skills in ancient pottery of Siberian Folk;
  • studying of stone artifacts;
  • state-of-the-art: problems and perspectives;
  • the Russian language and culture (36 academic hours).


Participants will join the archeological group to acquire invaluable experience of the archeological work in actual field environment in a campground far away from blessings of civilization. The programme also includes master-classes of learning techniques and skills in ancient pottery and studying of application methods of stone artifacts

Language of instruction: English


Cost€900 includes

  • learning (162 hours or 5 ECTS credits);
  • travel to a campground and dwelling in a campground – rental of tents and equipment for 3-4 persons;
  • cultural programme (sightseeing tour, visit of the Krasnoyarsk Regional Museum of Local Lore, V.I. Surikov Estate-Museum, V.P. Astafyev Estate-Museum, National Park “Stolby”, Fun-Park “Bobrovy Log”, The Krasnoyarsk Dam, etc.);
  • travel pass for all transports;
  • full medical insurance within the whole period of stay;
  • use of Internet in the University;


Additionally paid:

- dwelling (at the hotel, single rooms, amenities for two rooms) €260, incl. breakfast;
- air travel;
- visa procurement;
- meals (supper, dinner, about €200 for 16 days);
- additional excursions, amusements (optional).

Deadline: 31 May, 2012

Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

About the UniversityKrasnoyarsk today is known all over the world as one of the biggest Rocket and Space Centers in Russia with fundamental science, training of highly-qualified work power and industr ... Read More

About the UniversityKrasnoyarsk today is known all over the world as one of the biggest Rocket and Space Centers in Russia with fundamental science, training of highly-qualified work power and industry. More than 70% of Russian space vehicles are developed and produced in Krasnoyarsk. Siberian State Aerospace University (SibSAU), founded in 1960 as a unique higher educational institution where theoretical training is combined with practice in hi-tech enterprises, currently is a contemporary multi-disciplinary higher school where specialists in such high-technology and innovative spheres as rocket and space production as well as computer sciences, international business, finance, management, and humanities are trained.SibSAU has trained more than 20 000 specialists for these years. More than 60% of engineers, scientists and managerial staff of the basis enterprises – PJSC “ISS named after academician M.F. Reshetnev” and PJSC “Krasmash State Enterprise” – are the graduates of the Siberian State Aerospace University. Nowadays SibSAU named after academician M.F. Reshetnev is the internationally acclaimed scientific and educational center, leading higher school of the branch, leader in work power training for scientific organizations and enterprises of the defense body in the field of “Space Systems”. The University continues the traditions of the higher technical school combining theoretical teaching and works in science-driven basic enterprises of the space branch; it is considered to be one of the innovative centers of Russia. The scientific priorities of the University are “Space Information Systems”, “Secluded Manned Space Systems”, “Rocket and Space Vehicles Production”. In these areas, SibSAU takes the leading position in the Russian Federation, moreover, in workforce training and scientific research. Read less