Russian Fresh

3rd February - 9th February 2020; OR 3rd February - 16th February 2020
7 or 14 days
35.000 for 7 days; 65.000 for 14 days

School Description

The Winter School “Russian Fresh” combines and presents intensive Russian language courses, reading Russian poems, Russian games and quests, Russian Soviet cartoons and animations, lectures, cultural events, workshops on songs and folklore dances, experiencing Russian winter activities and excursion programs in Ekaterinburg and Ural region. After the winter course, school participants will achieve a remarkable linguistic competence and performance in Russian as a foreign language.

City of arrival
Ekaterinburg, Recommended days of arrival: 1-2 February 2020
City of departure

Ekaterinburg Recommended days of departure: 8-9 February 2020 (for 7 days); 15-16 February (for 14 days)

Application deadline

15th of December 2019


You will join 40-hours course in Russian language with professional, amicable, open and the most active teachers of Ural Federal University -- the very place that will become the cozy home of all participants, teachers, assistants through sharing knowledge and experiences within the frames of lectures, programs, worships, tea talks and events. You will have a diversity of games and quests while learning Russian language within special spaces and places that will allow you to consolidate and effectively work out the materials and information that you will receive. For instance, one of the games will be the “Author's Quest” game in which participants show their knowledge of the Russian language and culture. Such interactive tasks will strengthen the linguistic potentials of participants in terms of their knowledge in Russian vocabulary, grammar, speaking, as well as history and culture.


We will be engaged in a dynamic student life that is full of classes, workshops, exciting extracurricular activities, which include visiting sightseeing, theaters, museums, concerts, and trips around the Ural region, and that is in addition to other events related to the Russian language and culture.

The schedule for the Program Russian Fresh (please, pay attention that the manager reserves the right to introduce changes in the excursions and lectures program


35.000 rubles for 7 days / 65.000 rubles for 14 days


  • Accommodation in the comfortable hostels in Ekaterinburg during the period of the program;
  • Breakfast in Ekaterinburg during the period of the program;
  • Russian language tuition in Ekaterinburg at Ural Federal University;
  • Learning materials;
  • Workshops on Russian traditional toy, song and dance;
  • Linguistic games and quest;
  • Visa and registration support;
  • Transfer in Ekaterinburg from the airport Koltsovo / Train Station;
  • Printing service;
  • Souvenirs of the Winter School;
  • UrFU's certificate upon completion the course

The Excursion Program includes:

  • In Ekaterinburg
  • Square of 1905
  •  Lenin’s monuments
  • The Church-on-Blood
  • Boris Yeltsin Centre
  • Museum of Fine Arts
  • Ural Opera Ballet Theatre
  • Soviet Lifestyle Museum
  • Border between Europe and Asia
  • Real Russian thermal springs

NOT included in the basic cost of the program:

  • airplane tickets/train tickets to/from Russia;
  • visa costs;
  • optional excursions;
  • souvenirs