Your internship in Saratov- Cultural capital next to
the river Volga
Saratov is a beautiful city with a long history
located next to the river Volga. In Saratov there are a lot of sights and
cultural monuments to be visited. Here you can also admire the river Volga- the
longest and most famous river of Russia. Lying on its beaches, going on it by
boat or ship should belong to your summer program.
Saratov is not only a city where many students live, but it is also an important
cultural center of the Volga-Valley Region. In Saratov there are many cinemas,
theaters and other possibilities to spend your free time. This will make your
stay to be an extraordinary experience.
The Consulate of the Federal Republic of Germany invites all German citizens
to meet the Consul.
Saratov is located in the historical center of Russia in the European part
of the Russian Federation, 852 km south-east of Moscow. Two other important
cities near Saratov are Samara in the north and Volgograd in the south (both
about 400km from Saratov).
Saratov is the regional industrial, agricultural and cultural center.
In Saratov continental climate is prevailing (as Saratov is located far
more to the south it is generally warmer than in Moscow).
The average temperatures are: in summer +24˚C, in
winter -12 to -15˚C
In July and August, the water temperature of
the river Volga is about +23 C.ÿ In winter the river is covered with ice,
which is about 1.5m thick. Then it is possible to do cross country skiing on
Saratov and its neighbour city Engels are connected by a bridge with a length
of 3 km.
You can find more information on Saratov on the following websites:
Like any other modern city, Saratov belongs to
a dense traffic network. It can be reached directly from Europe by plane or by
train. Motorways connect Saratov to Pensa, Volgograd, Samara and other cities
in Russia. Saratov is also connected to Moscow, Saint Petersburg, the Western
Ural, the Baltic countries and to the Black and White Sea by a chanal system.
In summer up to 56 ships can enter the port of Saratov.
In Saratov you can find all public means of
transport, except a subway system.
In Saratov you can find GSM and CDMA
communication standards, as well as DHL and UPS post services.
The agricultural sector is highly developed in
Saratov Region. Farming is predominant. Due to a profitable network of the food
processing industry, all raw materials produced in Saratov Region can be
manufactured directly and the population can be supplied with food.
Mechanical and electrical engineering, chemical
and petrochemical industry and the construction industry are among the most
important industrial sectors of this region. Devices for precission work,
airplanes, electrical melting furnaces, gas, diesel and other petrochemical
products as well as furniture are produced here. More than 2000 medium- and
large-sized companies are located in this region today.
and Academical Institutions
In Saratov you can find a highly qualified
workforce. 6 scientific schools for higher education, 12 other schools for
higher education, the National University (the most famous and best university
of the Volga-Valley Region) as well as 21 centers for scientific research and
19 institutes for scientific projects can be found in Saratov.ÿ
In Saratov region you can find several
German-Russian companies. In Saratov there are the most joint venture companies
making the highest profits of the whole Volga-Valley Region.
Cultural relations to
Saratov is the former capital of the republic
of Volga-Germans in the Soviet Union. Therefore, many citizens have German
roots. As a consequence of these historical relations to Germany, in Saratov
region more than anywhere else in Russia people are interested in the German
culture. Since 1991, there have been classes studying German as their mother
tongue in the academy for educational professions, for example. In Saratov you
can find a German House and a branch of the Goethe-Institute.
you apply for an internship in Saratov?
Please request our full information about our
internship program with application forms by sending us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For applying please follow the steps described there.
For additional information
please do not hesitate to contact us.
Miha und Tina,
Praktikum in FEC Fruehling, Sommer 2005