Aurora

Aurora


All applicants (Russian and European) are asked to study the Aurora webpage:www.utu.fi/em-aurora.


Faculties of IKBFU participating in Aurora:

Faculty of History http://www.kantiana.ru/history/index.php

Faculty of Bioecology http://www.kantiana.ru/bioecology/index.php

Faculty of Geography and Geoecology http://www.kantiana.ru/geoecology/index.php

Faculty of Informatics and Applied Mathematics http://www.kantiana.ru/mathematics/index.php

Faculty of Linguistics and Cross-Cultural Communication http://www.kantiana.ru/linguistics/index.php

Faculty of Psychology and Social Work http://www.kantiana.ru/psychology/index.php

Faculty of Services http://www.kantiana.ru/service/index.php

Faculty of Philology and Journalism http://www.kantiana.ru/journalism/index.php

Faculty of Physics and Technology http://www.kantiana.ru/physics/index.php

Faculty of Economics http://www.kantiana.ru/economics/index.php

Faculty of Physical Training and Sports http://www.kantiana.ru/sport/index.php

Institute of Law http://www.kantiana.ru/laws/index.php

Institute of Modern Education Technologies http://www.kantiana.ru/isot/index.php


Limitations to mobilities: all grantees staying for more than 6 months are to arrive in the beginning of the winter semester (end of August - beginning of September). Grantees staying for 6 months can arrive in the beginning of winter or summer semester (end of August - beginning of September or end of January - beginning of February).


Additional requirements:

Undergraduates: basic knowledge of Russian (1-2 years of studies)


Courses available: http://www.kantiana.ru/international/coming_to_iksur/practical_inf/courses/index.php


Academic calendar:

The academic year at IKBFU starts on 1 September and consists of 42 educational weeks and 10 weeks of holidays.

Winter term runs from 1 September to 24/25 January (including 3-5-week exams session at the end) followed by a two-week holiday.

Summer term runs from 8/9 February - 30 June (including 3-5-week exams session) followed by an eight-week summer holiday.


Information on staff applicants on research/teaching opportunities:

All staff and research/teaching applicants are requested to contact the International Office with the proposal of their stay at IKBFU. The contact persons are Anna Barsukova, Head of the International Office (e-mail: abarsukova@kantiana.ru) and Violetta Yurkevich, senior specialist at the Department for International Programmes (e-mail: viurkevich@kantiana.ru).


Fees:

The students are excluded from tuition and administrative fees.


Accommodation:

Aurora grantees may apply for the University dormitory. More information you can find here http://www.kantiana.ru/international/coming_to_iksur/practical_inf/accommod/index.php.

Accommodation at the private sector: an average cost of a one bedroom appartment is 10 000 – 15 000 thousand rubles per month (excluding housing services).


Contact persons:

For staff members, post-doctorate and doctorate applicants: Dr. Anna Barsukova, Head of the International Cooperation and Protocol Office. Tel.: + 7 4012 59 55 77, e-mail: abarsukova@kantiana.ru;

For undergraduate and master applicants: Violetta Yurkevich, Senior Specialist at the Department for International Programmes, International Cooperation and Protocol Office. Tel.: + 7 4012 59 55 77, e-mail: viurkevich@kantiana.ru.