Overview Study abroad in RussiaFrom the czars’ palaces and the Kremlin to the Gothic churches of Tallinn, explore Russian, Baltic, and Nordic cultures on an educational tour that takes you to Russia, Estonia, and Finland.
Date of Trip July 17-27, 2014 
Travel Partner (Vendor)  East-West Tours
Trip Information  Russia and Baltic Highlights for Walden University
Registration Deadline  April 1, 2014 
Registration Limits 

Enrolls no more than 35 learners 



Registration Process  East-West Tour Registration Form 
Additional Information




Visiting Locations  Moscow, Russia
St. Petersburg, Russia
Tallinn, Estonia
Helsinki, Finland
Program/Travel Cost  $2950;
does not include airfare
Cancelation Policy 

Cancellation information can be found on the East-West student agreement.

All cancellations must be submitted by students directly to East-West.



Included in Program Cost 

3 nights in Moscow
3 nights in St. Petersburg
2 nights in Tallinn
1 night in Helsinki

Daily breakfast and welcome dinner

Domestic air Moscow - St. Petersburg
Train St. Petersburg - Tallinn
Ferry Tallinn - Helsinki

Sightseeing program per itinerary

All entrance and service fees

Airport - hotel - airport transfers

Russian visas

Travel Insurance



NOT Included in Program Cost 

Beverages and daily lunches, some dinners

Departure fees in home location Recommended Tips ($2-3 per day)

Personal spending money

U.S. Passport




Payment Structure Agreement 

2 installments:
Tour Deposit: $500 (Due April 1, 2014)

Final Payment: (Due May 15, 2014)



Payment Options  Cashier’s check or debit/credit card—3% fee for each payment processed 
Stipend Possibilities 

Not at this time.



Additional Options 

Evening Folklore Tickets: $75

Ballet Performance: $125

Single Room Upgrade: $600 



Course Requirements
(Undergraduate Students ONLY)
Enrollment: IDST 4004E: Seminar with Study Abroad for Summer 2014
(12 week course-5 elective credits)
Passport/ Visa Requirements

Valid Passport required expiring no earlier than Dec. 2014.

Visa Required (Visa Processing included in program fee)



Please note that the Laureate employee discount applies to tuition for IDST 4004E/IDST 4002E only if an employee is pursuing an undergraduate degree at a Laureate GPS university. Additionally, no trip (i.e. nontuition) expenses will be discounted for employee-students (by 70% or otherwise). In addition, all travel days are dependent on supervisor’s approval for time off.