Excellent Reasons to Choose Derzhavin Institute

Located in the historic center of Saint-Petersburg, the Institute has two premises:

  • main office and classrooms in a historic red-brick building on Troitskij prospect 6
  • summer centre for individual and closed groups in summer on Izmajlovskij 7

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The Institute is equipped with:

  • 17 modern classrooms
  • a library,
  • Internet zone with free Internet and e-mail access,
  • common area and recreation hall at at the students’ disposal from 9:00 till 22:45 .

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Courses at all levels are offered throughout the entire year.

We are glad to meet all the students’ needs and learning objectives by combining our courses to create an individual programme.

See the list of our courses here.


Derzhavin Institute provides a truly vibrant and multicultural atmosphere that enables students to meet people from many different countries and cultural backgrounds in one of the world`s most beautiful cities.

The students at our Institute range from their teens to 80s and come from around the world. They include university students, business people, and others who simply come here out of love for Russian language and culture.

Our academic staff is a team of highly motivated teachers who hold professional language teaching qualifications and have gained a wealth of experience from teaching Russian as a foreign language in Russian universities, as well as abroad.

Our staff speaks different languages, and we support and help our students from the moment we receive an application form.

Learn more about our teachers here.


For the over 15 years since its founding, Derzhavin Institute has proved to be one of the best private schools of its kind.

It is recognized by The Russian Ministry of Education and is a member of The Russian Association of Teachers for Russian Language and Literature (ROPRYAL) whose concern is the dissemination of Russian language abroad through seminars and conferences organized in different European universities.

Institute got EAQUALS (Evaluation and Accreditation of Quality in Language Services) accreditation in 2014 and passedreinspection in  2018 with great success.

The Institute is always searching for new opportunities to improve its standards.

We offer well-paid, flexible and escalating commission schemes. Our long-standing partners can enjoy special mutually beneficial conditions.

No direct offers are made to the students recruited by agents. The Institute reserves the right to send e-mail cards to all its former students.


Discount Programmes during the low season and other special offers with a lower price are sent directly to the direct clients/students as well as to agencies.

The commission scheme on special offers is not changed or reduced.

How to become our Agent

If you want to become our agent, please  that your agency will be listed in our agents` database.

  • fill in the registration form,
  • send it to our Marketing Manager Ms Ekaterina Soldatova soldatova@derzhavin.com,
  • your agency will be then added to our agents’ database
  • you will receive school promotional materials, prices lists, agents’ manual and contracts to sign.

  • School open: all year round

  • Students: 60%+ book through agencies

  • Commission: progressive, starts with 20%
agents' registartion form

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