Participation requirements

  • SWY alumni or a friend recommended by the SWY alumni;
  • Minimum 18 years old;
  • Completed application form;
  • Paid participation fee (1450 USD);

Application deadline is 7 February, 2017, UTC/GMT +4 hours.
Payment deadline is 1 March, 2017, UTC/GMT +4 hours.

Selection procedure will be based on meeting the requirements and the participating countries balance.


Participation cost – 1450 USD.

Participation fee covers:

  • Train tickets from Vladivostok to Moscow;
  • Budget accommodation (3-star hotels) with breakfasts;
  • Transfers and sightseeing tours within the cities of the program;

It does not include meals (lunch, dinner, snacks), beverages, and personal care items. We shall be contacting each participant after 1 March in order to organise the meals and prepare the supplies necessary. The usual cost of dining is 50-100USD per day (depending on the tastes and preferences). The budget menu might be 30-50 USD per day.