We strongly recommend students to choose host family accommodation when visiting St. Petersburg to study Russian. Not only does staying with a host family provide the perfect opportunity to experience real Russian life in friendly and welcoming company, it also gives students the chance to improve their Russian outside the classroom.
Our host families have been carefully selected according to the following criteria:
- The quality of accommodation as well as the warmth of hospitality offered
- The hosts speak standard educated Russian
- The hosts are genuinely interested in helping students to develop fluency in Russian
- The hosts are sociable and keen to make new friends and learn about the lives and cultures of students from other countries
All our host-families are either located in the historical centre of Saint-Petersburg (20 minutes by metro to the school) or in a residential area within a walking distance from the school. The student is welcome to choose their preferred location and also their provision –B&B or half-board.