Russian course - prices

Please check our prices for tuition, accommodation and other services for the year 2023.

You can download our price list here.

Registration fee (in Euro)

Registration fee is due for individual or mini-group courses (it is included in the price of special courses, including all Summer Schools and Slavic Schools). Its amount is 80 Euro regardless the duration and terms of the stay. It guaranties an enrolment to the course and it is non-refundable. You can pay the registration fee via bank transfer or electronic payment system The following services are included in the registration fee:

  • Organization of the course and accommodation;
  • Official letter of invitation to apply for your Russian visa;
  • Information material on all transportation options;
  • City map;
  • Teaching materials for the course;
  • Certificate: at the end of the course you will receive two originals in Russian and in English/German, up to your wish;
  • Russian book for reading training according your language level  

Other services - recommended!

  • Registration in Kaliningrad - 20 euro, if you stay in Russia more than 7 working days .
  • Transfers from and to Kaliningrad airport - 50 euro (25 euro one way).
  • Transfers from and to Kaliningrad railway station - 30 euro (15 euro one way).
  • You also will be able to buy best textbooks upon your arrival right in the School.
  • Tandem-partner: learn Russian and teach your language to Russians. Let yourself have more Russian friends!

Prices 2023 (in Euro)

Individual Russian courses € 18 per an academic hour.
Individual one-to-one tuition.
Russian courses in mini-groups € 280 per week (20 hours of tuition)
€ 420 per week (30 hours of tuition)
2-6 students in a group
Individual online Russian course (< 20 lessons) 
Individual online Russian course (20 - 40 lessons)
Individual online Russian course (> 40 lessons)
€ 18 per an academic hour (45 min.)
€ 16 per an academic hour
€ 14 per an academic hour
Online Russian course in mini-groups (3-5 students)
Online Russian conversation class (5-8 students)
€ 8 per an academic hour (45 min.)
€ 5 per an academic hour
Summer School I, II, III, IV (3 weeks) from € 940
Two Summer Schools (6 weeks) from € 1780
Three Summer Schools (9 weeks) from € 2620
Four Summer Schools (12 weeks) from € 3460
Slavic Schools (3 weeks) from € 940
Russian Culture School (3 weeks) from € 940
Russian Business School (3 weeks) from € 940

Please check our discounts for tuition! Please note: Summer Schools, Slavic Schools, Russian Culture School and Business School are not applicable for discounts.

Accommodation (in Euro)*

Company-owned shared apartment
incl. weekly bed linen changing and cleaning service
Single room € 160 (per week)
double room (for pairs only, price per room) € 220 (per week)
Host family Single room  
Breakfast € 250 (per week)
Half-boarding € 300 (per week)
Double room (for pairs only, price per room)
Breakfast € 400 (per week)
Half-boarding € 500 (per week)
Teacher's home Full-service € 350 (per week)
Rented apartment single/double room (for pairs only, price per room) from € 160/ € 230 (per week)
Guesthouses  single/double room (for pairs only, price per room) from € 35/night (single room)
Hotels single/double room (for pairs only, price per room) from € 40/night (single room
Hostel room for 6-10 persons from € 10/bed/night 

* The price for the accommodation can grow in the period of summer and other holliday seasons.

Additional services 2023 (in Euro)


Enrollment fee

includes school’s administrative fee, school's invitation letter,  teaching materials, general information about Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad’s city map, one excursion with a guide in Kaliningrad or region. € 80
Registration at the Federal Migration Service
Registration (if the visa invitation was not from the school PRIVET!)
obligatorily for stays longer than 7 working days € 20 
€ 30

Transfer from Kalinigrad airport Please communicate to us your arrival time and flight number several days in advance. 
Our personnel will meet you at the airport. Look out for the "PRIVET! Russian Language School" sign!
€ 25 one way
Transfer from Kaliningrad railwaystation Please communicate to us your arrival time and departure point several days in advance. 
Our personnel will meet you at the airport. Look out for the "PRIVET! Russian Language School" placard!
€ 15 one way
Transfer from Warsaw (airport or train station) The taxi can pick up up to 4 people. from € 220 Euro/taxi
Transfers from Gdansk, Vilnius, Klaipeda (airports, ferry terminals, train stations) Please communicate to us your arrival time and departure point several days in advance. 
Our personnel will meet you at the airport. Look out for the "PRIVET! Russian Language School" sign!
from € 180/taxi from Gdansk
Internship Mediation of an internship place and assistance € 200; € 100, if accompanied by a course
SIM-card Usage of an MTS SIM-card Don't forget to give it back to us on departure
Additional tours and cultural events City-your with visiting Koenigsberg Cathedral is free of charge. 
Other excursions and cultural events can be ordered and planned upon request.
Contact us
Short trips to Poland and Lithuania Upon request, we can arrange one or two days' trips to Poland or Lithuania. Contact us
Organization of a tour of Russia Trips to Moscow, Saint Petersburg, the Golden Ring of Russia, 
ship cruises on the Volga and other great Russian rivers are arranged at extra cost.

TRKI test fees 2023

Russian Language Scholl PRIVET! organizes the preparation courses for the TRKI Russian language test.

The Immanuel Kant University in Kaliningrad offers the Russian language tests (TRKI). The test takes 1-2 days. After 2 weeks, your test certificate will be sending by regular post to your postal address.

There are tests fees due depending on the level.  

Russian level International level  Prices in RUB 
Elementary A1 5700
Basic A2 6000
TRKI 1 B1 6000
TRKI 2 B2 6300
TRKI 3 C1 6500
TRKI 4 C2 6500

All fees are in Rubles and should be paid to the University directly.

Russian Language School PRIVET! has professional teachers which can help you in preparation for your TRKI test. Please contact us if you are interested in passing of a Russian Language test.

Methods of payment (in Euro)

When registering for your course, you are expected to pay € 80 of the registration fee. Methods of payment are as follows:

  • Bank transfer as per invoice;
  • Cash payments within three days upon arrival in Kaliningrad.

We welcome upfront payments. However, there is an option to do so upon arrival in Kaliningrad. All fees are stated in Euros. Payments in dollars and rubles are also possible.


Free first aid medical assistance is guaranteed in Russia. However, proof of health insurance is required to receive a Russian visa. On submitting your visa application to the Russian embassy/consulate, you may be asked to verify your health insurance. We can arrange basic insurance in Kaliningrad. The proof of coverage will be sent to you. Otherwise, you can have your health insurance provided by any of the insuring companies listed by the Russian embassy/consulate in your county.