|Information for Participants
If you are coming on a study trip, 2008 Moscow
Study Trips: Information for Participants is essential reading
and you should print a copy to bring to Moscow. This is a
previous version that is being progressively updated.
also have a look at and download Tools
to your disk.
- 2004 Moscow Study Trips: Information for Participants (HTML version) contains trip details,
including: payment instructions, passport advice, visa application
instructions, baggage and packing suggestions, flight schedules and
travel, accommodations in Moscow, communications, meals, money and
exchanges, public transport in Moscow, trips out of Moscow, Russian
habits/manners/courtesy, substance abuse, safety and security,
bringing gifts, who's who among our hosts, readings and classes,
inviting Russian friends to your country and coming home.
If you come on the trip, you will also receive a contact list of
previous participants so that you can learn their experiences and
suggestions, a guide to the Russian alphabet and pronunciation, a guide
to getting around on the Metro, a Responsibility Waiver and a Health
Form. (to be printed and returned.)
The visa application form is in Word
After you download it, you can open and print it. This form is for US
citizens; a simpler form exists for citzens of other countries.
- A list of former participants and how they can be contacted
(phone, e-mail), will be sent only to applicants as it would not be
appropriate to post this information on the Internet.
The next document for members of the study trip (or others) is Tools, an aid to analyzing other societies