ProBa Language Centre offer Russian Language Courses in St. Petersburg – the city which is widely known as the cultural capital of Russia.
When you arrive in St. Petersburg you will enter one of the most amazing pages in the history of European culture. The majestic architectural ensembles of St. Petersburg stretching along the banks of the wide and deep Neva decorated the diverging rays of its thoroughfares and vistas of its squares.
To make sure you fully enjoy the magnificent city, ProBa Russian Language Centre offers rich cultural program. Whatever is your reason for studying the Russian Language our goal is to make sure that you enjoy your course and stay in St. Petersburg and receive the maximum benefit from your time in Russia.
St. Petersburg is beautiful at any time of the year. In order to make this magnificent city known to our students, we offer rich cultural program, such as sight-seeing tours, theatre visits (opera/ballet), excursions devoted to various topics (e. g. Russian orthodoxy, economics), museums and galleries (e.g. the Hermitage), factory visits, shopping tours and excursions to the countryside, suburbs and other cities like Moscow, Novgorod, Pskov.
As a rule, our Study Excursions are in Russian adjusted to the participants’ language level. But we also have the possibility to arrange excursions and lectures in German, French or English. Our excursions are designed as study excursions, when a guide uses “adapted” Russian to help the students not only to get some extra vocabulary knowledge, but also to practice there conversational skills. These excursions are arranged in a way that even a beginner will not waste time and enlarge their Russian vocabulary. Study excursions are the part of the educational program and are usually devoted to different topics covered at the lessons.
Students can look through the weekly program of events and choose what they like best:
At school we can help you to organize trips to different Russian cities. The full-package special travel proposals including train tickets are avaliable for our students. These trips help you to discover Russia, to learn of the dialect diversity of the Russian Language and to become more experienced in Russia’s daily life.
The capital of Russia is Moscow. Moscow is one of the biggest and most beautiful cities of Europe with more than 850-years history. “The Heart of
Russia”, that’s how the Russians call the capital, is a unique combination of unforgettable features of an old Russian city and a modern European character. The city is located on seven hills. The Kremlin with its beautiful red walls and famous towers is situated on one of them. The Kremlin is certainly the heart of Moscow.
The “New Town” (as its name means in Russian) of Novgorod is definitely not new: Dating back to the 9th century, this illustrious town, three hours south from St. Petersburg, was once a creative center of the nation. In Imperial days, it was known as Novgorod The Great, and today, it still reveals its grand heritage in its cathedrals, museums, and classic Slavic architecture. Visitors who travel to the city of 190,000 inhabitants are rewarded by its wealth of cultural attractions.
Travel to Moscow and Novgorod Summary
Train tickets (3rd class), 2 excursions: sightseeng tour by bus, Moscow Kremlin with visit the Armory, accommodation in the hotel***
Bus tickets, excursions to Novgorod Kremlin, Cathedral, Monastery, Russian Old Village (Russian speaking guide)
I progressed a lot. My teacher Maria provided very interesting lessons. I had a very great time! I really recommend this school to anyone who wants to learn Russian while enjoying the beautiful city of Saint-Petersburg.
Jeanne Milot-Poulin, Canada, June 2019
This was the experience of a lifetime. All the teachers are thoughtful, passionate and engaging. Financially, this was a more viable option than the local university, with similar curriculum and more cultural emersion. Everyone at ProBa Russian Language school rocks. I can’t wait to return to Saint-Petersburg, Russia one day.
Clark Long IV, USA, May 2019
It was just great to be here. All went smooth, I liked the lessons, the atmosphere, the city. I felt at home here in the school. I felt at ease with my teacher Natalia, she creates a warm atmosphere so I didn’t feel nervous or stupid when I didn’t immediately understand something. She takes the time to explain things and does not become upset when I again make a mistake. Time just went really quickly because it was a pleasure to have classes.
I was here for a week and did a private course. I liked it very much. Nice people, good atmosphere, patient, professional and friendly teacher which made that the time just flew by. Was fun and good. Hope to come again next year.
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Loes Wehrli, May 2019
My teachers Natalia and Maria were super. This school is good, I thank you so much. Great teacher, environment and organization.
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Igor Mozzilli, Italy, April 2019
Thank you for organizing everything. I know it was not easy because I have been studying by myself for just a few months. You have made a miracle! Natalia is very experienced and intellectual teacher, Julia is excellent and has a lot of energy. I chose this school because it seemed I am in good hands with someone who knows the job.
I definitely recommend my host-family and I hope to stay with them next time I am around. I am really pleased and thankful for quality education, very good value-for-money ratio! Keep up the great work!