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19 Best language schools in Russia (ranked based on student reviews)

You are interested in learning Russian in Russia? We have researched all the details about the best Russian language schools in Russia for you so that you can easily compare prices, reviews, courses for adults and teenagers and special offers.


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Rating: 4.8

177 reviews
Top Destinations: St. Petersburg (city thumbnail)

Rating: 4.6

37 reviews
Top Destinations: Moscow (city thumbnail)

Rating: 4.7

7 reviews
Top Destinations: Sochi (city thumbnail)
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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 = 0.0137 USD)

Telephone country code: +7

Name of country in Russian: Россия


  • 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 (221 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: 382 (rankings of universities in Russia)

Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (Russia average):148.43 RUB (64% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type C
  • Plug Type F
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

Most popular regions in Russia for language travel

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    FAQ about schools in Russia

  • EDUCA Russian language school has received the best overall rating in St. Petersburg.
  • EDUCA Russian language school, located in Bolshaya Morskaya 3, Central, St. Petersburg has been voted as the school with the best location in Russia.
  • '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.
  • Yes, we do. Our Russian courses are suitable for students of any nationality who would like to learn or improve their Russian.
    Irina, Area manager - Russian from LanguageCourse.net
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