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#1 St. Petersburg
reviews: 175|
schools: 9
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#2 Moscow
reviews: 36|
schools: 3
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#3 Sochi
reviews: 5|
schools: 1
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#4 Petrozavodsk
schools: 1
 
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#5 Ekaterinburg
schools: 1
 
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The language school "YCODE" located in the centre of Sochi invites students and school groups alike to participate in... More

Intensive Russian Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 6
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295€ 281€
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#2
EDUCA Russian language school

Among the Top 20% most popular Russian schools in Russia in the last 12 months Average student rating for this school was the best or in the top 20% among all schools in Russia
St. Petersburg
Central

Rating: 4.7

4.722 reviews
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School accredited by WYSE/FIYTO (World Youth Student & Educational Travel Confereration)

The school is situated in the very heart of the city center, in a 2-minute reach to the Winter Palace, 2 metro stations... More

Standard Russian - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 6
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495€ 474€
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#3
Derzhavin Institute

St. Petersburg

Rating: 4.6

4.625 reviews
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School accredited by EAQUALS (European Association for Quality Languages Services)

Derzhavin Institute is situated in the beautiful and culturally rich city of St.Petersburg, Russia. The school is... More

Standard Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 10
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510€ 489€
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There are two study centres in St.Petersburg - one in the city centre on Vasilievsky Island and another one in the... More

Standard Russian Group Course 20 - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 6
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420€ 402€
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School accredited by EAQUALS (European Association for Quality Languages Services) School accredited by IALC  (International Association of Language Centres)

Situated in a central part of Moscow, a short walk from the Belorusskaya Railway Station, a terminal for trains from... More

Standard Group Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 12
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650€ 622€
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School accredited by EAQUALS (European Association for Quality Languages Services) School accredited by IALC  (International Association of Language Centres)

Situated in a prime spot between the Philharmonia and the historical shopping arcade Passage, next to the Grand Hotel... More

Standard Group Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 12
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650€ 622€
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Extra Class Language Center is located in the heart of St. Petersburg, the cultural capital of Russia, near Nevsky, the... More

Mini Group Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 8
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510€ 487€
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#8
CREF

Moscow

Rating: 4.3

4.36 reviews
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CREF is a language school specialised in teaching Russian to foreigners. CREF offers the best learning experience in... More

Standard Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 6
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620€ 593€
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#9
ProBa Educational Centre

St. Petersburg

Rating: 4.2

4.273 reviews
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Located in the very centre of St.Petersburg, near Nevsky Prospect and within a few minutes walk from Kazan Cathedral,... More

Mini Group - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 8
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462€ 440€
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Zlatoust Language School

St. Petersburg
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Located in the city center, in a 19th-century historical building, very close to the Peter and Paul Fortress and only... More

General Course 20 - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 6
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490€ 468€
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School accredited by ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations) School accredited by UNOSEL  (Union Nationale des Organisations de Séjours Linguistiques) School accredited by WYSE/FIYTO (World Youth Student & Educational Travel Confereration)

Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & L... More

Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
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2680US$ 2546US$
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Accreditations:
School accredited by ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations) School accredited by UNOSEL  (Union Nationale des Organisations de Séjours Linguistiques) School accredited by WYSE/FIYTO (World Youth Student & Educational Travel Confereration)

Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & L... More

Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
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2680US$ 2546US$
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Enjoy Russian Language School is located in Petrozavodsk, on the western shore of Lake Onega in northwest Russia. The... More

Group Russian Language Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 8
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400€ 384€
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The school is located in the heart of the city and surrounded by theaters, restaurants and business venues, cinemas,... More

Russian Fresh - 10 lessons per week | Max. group size: 50
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60000RUB 58500RUB
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IClass Education Group

St. Petersburg
Covid-19 Status:
School currently open

The centre is located in the historical center of St. Petersburg on the Petrograd Side.  More

Standard Russian Language Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 8
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570€ 545€
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Key Facts about Russia

Experience this adventurous, fascinating and unpredictable destination full of rich history. Enjoy the beautiful baroque and neoclassical architecture of Rastrelli, the Italianate mansions and operas, and the network of canals and cultural treasures in St Petersburg. Visit Moscow, the epicenter of new Russia, in the late spring, when the city's parks are filled with flowering trees and happy citizens. Go to Russia during summer and experience the white nights (when the sun barely dips below the horizon) or visit for a ski trip to Russia's vast mountains.

Population: 140,702,000

Capital: Moscow

Time zone: GMT +3 — GTM +12

Currency: RUB (1 RUB = 0.0133 USD)

Telephone country code: +7

Name of country in Russian: Россия

Religion:

  • Orthodox  42%
  • Islam  7%
  • Christian Denominations  5%
  • Paganism  1%
  • Atheist, agnostic and unclassified  38%
  • Other religions: Buddhism, Hinduism  7%

Russia quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.8

4.8 (216 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA require a visa to enter and study in Russia. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

Largest cities in Russia:

  • 1. Moscow: 10,400,000
  • 2. St Petersburg: 5,000,000
  • 3. Novosibirsk: 1,400,000
  • 4. Yekaterinburg: 1,350,000
  • 5. Nizhny Novgorod: 1,300,000

Largest international airport in Russia:

Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO): 40.093.000 Passengers/Year; 6 Terminals; 27 km. from Moscow city center

universities: 380 (rankings of universities in Russia)

Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (Russia average):153.17 RUB (64% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type C
  • Plug Type F
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

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    FAQ about schools in Russia

  • EDUCA Russian language school, located in Bolshaya Morskaya 3, Central, St. Petersburg has been voted as the school with the best location in Russia.
  • YCODE Russian Language School was rated highest for quality of teaching.
  • 'Homestay ' at Derzhavin Institute is the best rated accommodation in Russia.
  • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations.
  • In Russia electricity is 230 Volt and 50 Hz. Plug type C, F.
  • In Russia the following courses are offered specifically for business Russian: Business Group, Business One-to-One, Russian for Tourism.
  • Schools in Russia offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: TRKI.
  • 281€ for 2 weeks is the lowest price for a Russian course in Russia. The average cost of a language course in Russia is 247€ per week.
  • Students rated the activity program at Derzhavin Institute as the best.
  • Liden & Denz Language Centre has received the best overall rating in Moscow.

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