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Educacentre Language school, St. Petersburg, Russia


Rating: 4.5/5.0

21/1, Komendantskiy Prospekt - 197372 St. Petersburg - see on map
Educacentre Language school - Course completion certificate

What we like about the school

  • Free tea, coffee, fresh water and sweets.
  • Excellent rating of homestay accommodation (4.7/5.0)
  • St. Petersburg is one of the top destinations our students liked most
  • One of the oldest Russian schools in St. Petersburg founded in 1989
How we create the points regarding what we like/dislike about a school

The school states its mission is to provide quality at affordable prices. Whether a student would like to learn Russian for business, everyday life and communication, or just for pleasure, Educacentre has a varied course selection to help.

Location: Educacentre Language school is located in the culturally and historically rich city of St. Petersburg, Russia. Famous for its historical landmarks and culture, St. Petersburg is a city like no other. The school is housed across two locations, one of which is in the city centre on Vasikievsky Island and the other in the residential area of Komendantskiy Prospekt, a modern part of St.Petersburg, 15 minutes by metro from the city centre.

Course selection: The school offers a range of Russian immersive programmes over various schedules and intensities. These programmes are available to students of all levels and can be taken in conjunction with private tuition. Educacentre Language school St. Petersburg also provides Exam Preparation courses and Russian for Young Learners programmes for students aged 7 - 16 years.

School facilities: The school facilities include a library, free WIFI, free parking, a movie room and a Student support desk for any questions or queries that may arise.

Accommodation: Educacentre Language school St. Petersburg can provide accommodation in several facilities throughout the city. These facilities include homestays with local families, studio apartments and various hotels.
  • The language school Educacentre Language school was founded in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1989.
  • Legal name / parent company: Individual Entrepreneur Alexeev Sergey Mikhailovich
  • Tax registration ID: 780625495445

Russian Courses

General Language
Online Courses
Exam Preparation
Information for all courses offered by Educacentre Language school
Lesson duration
45 minutes
School's administrative fee
60.00 €
Course material
Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.
Individual classes
Single individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 28 €. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Days without class
In 2023 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan. 2023 - 09 Jan. 2023, 23 Feb. 2023, 24 Feb. 2023, 08 Mar. 2023, 09 Mar. 2023, 01 May 2023, 09 May 2023, 11 May 2023, 12 Jun. 2023, 04 Nov. 2023, 28 Dec. 2023 - 31 Dec. 2023.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Private classes are recuperated or refunded. Same as for nearly all language schools, group classes falling on bank holiday are not refunded and not recuperated.
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place before the start of the course via an online form.

Lessons needed per Russian language level

Level (CEFR)Level descriptionsLESSONS needed per levelWEEKS needed
(20 lessons per week)
A1BeginnerNo knowledge, or an understanding of only a very few basic words/phrases.A1 to A21608
A2ElementaryCan understand and speak about simple topics: i.e. family, shopping, hobbies.A2 to B132016
B1IntermediateCan speak about future and past events, give reasons and explanations for a situation.B1 to B236018
B2Higher IntermediateCan speak about abstract topics, produce clear detailed text on many subjects.B2 to C140020
C1AdvancedCan use language flexibly and effectively.C1 to C244022
C2ProfiencyCan express himself/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely.
Data above gives some guidance. For more details consult our page How long does it take to learn a language or reach a specific level.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
  • INCLUDED Paid assistance in finding flats for long-term students at 40€
Note: All courses offered by Educacentre Language school, St. Petersburg can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net at a lower price than what you pay when booking directly at the school or at the school's website. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.


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Educacentre Language school

“With professional teaching, a range of various accommodation options, exciting activities and personalised support, we offer you the best service.”
Accreditations and Quality seals
Preferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal
Russian teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Students should arrive at 10:15
Student gender mix:
50% male / 50% female
School Size
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at Educacentre Language school and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
Visa - logoMastercard - logoBank Transfer - logo

General school facilities

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Library

  • Movie room

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Free coffee

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Free parking

  • Non-smoking (all indoor areas, but not all outdoor areas of school)

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in some classrooms

    • Air conditioning in some classrooms

    • Heating in some classrooms

    • Ample natural light in some classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 5
    Number of public PC workstations: 1

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
Adult courses - In summer: 60
Adult courses - Throughout the year: 40
Junior courses - In summer: 10
Junior courses - Throughout the year: 5
Minimum age of students
18 years
8 years for specific Junior courses
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 6
Adult courses Throughout the year: 4
Junior courses In summer: 4
Junior courses Throughout the year: 4
Average age of students
In summer: 25 years
Throughout the year: 25 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Airport transfer

Optional airport transfer
Pulkovo Airport:
40 € one way
80 € return (both ways)
More information about airports around St. Petersburg and how to get from the airport to St. Petersburg on your own here on our St. Petersburg page.

Visa Documents

Nationals from USA require a visa to enter and study in Russia.
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
Express shipment fee (via courier)
Europe: 70 €
North America: 120 €
South America: 120 €
Africa: 150 €
Oceania: 150 €
Asia: 150 €
Free shipment via regular mail
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.

Leisure activities

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Adults - Free activities

Adults - Paid activities

Junior - Free activities

Junior - Paid activities

Leisure programme for adults (sample):
 Sample of activities for adults (PDF)
Sample of activities for adults (PDF)




Rating: 4.5/5.0

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Educacentre Language school, St. Petersburg
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Rating: 4.7/5.0

Shared Flat (apartment)
Student opinions about Educacentre Language school, St. Petersburg
The teachers are enthusiastic and every one is helpful.
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Course: Standard Russian Group Course 20 - 2 weeks
27. Jul. 2017
Small group, laid back but still focused.
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Other comments: We were at quite different levels in our small group. I felt a little sorry for the others having to be patient with me.
Course: Intensive Russian Group Course 30 [Ryska] - 1 week
28. Nov. 2018


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FAQ about Educacentre Language school, St. Petersburg

  • Russian courses at Educacentre Language school start at 124 € for Online Standard Course course with 20 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of Eduracentre
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Pulkovo Airport (40 €)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Eduracentre varies from 1 students (Online One-to-One Lessons) to 6 students (Intensive Course)
  • 100% of teachers at Educacentre Language school hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Educacentre Language school comes from Germany with a 20% representation, followed by students from Spain (20%) and USA (15%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Educacentre Language school offers courses from 7 years (Russian for Young Learners, 20 lessons per week) to 99. Average age is 25 during the summer and 25 for the rest of the year.

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