21/05/2019
Discounts for beginner courses
Standard group course - 150 euro per week (for those who have already got a visa to Russia or do not need a visa to come to Russia)
30/04/2019
Lear Russian online with us!
We have already started the lessons from our new webinar package but it is still possible to join!
11/04/2019
Free webinar 18th April at 8.30 pm
Let`s talk about food in Russian easily! Level: A2 and higher
To Go or Not to Go: Moscow
13.07.2018 17:19
Moscow, tourism, Trip, July 2018, Bus Tour, Red Square, Kremlin, Tsarytsino, Food and Drink, Parks, Architecture
270
To Go or Not to Go: Moscow

Fancy a trip to the heart of Modern Russia? The Derzhavin Institute is planning at trip to the captial on July 28th! Read here to find out more about where you'll be going and what you'll being doing!

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White Nights, and All That Jazz
06.07.2018 16:15
Saint Petersburg, Music, Jazz, Bars, Cocktails, Dancing
308
White Nights, and All That Jazz

Attention music lovers! Are you looking for a place to get your swing on and show off your jazz hands? Then you might want to check out this short list of two of St Petersburg’s best jazz hotspots. 

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Новая Голландия / New Holland
31.05.2018 16:50
Saint Petersburg, New Holland, shops, restaurants, clubs, concerts, events, ice cream, architecture
344
Новая Голландия / New Holland

Pull out your map of St Petersburg. Find the Derzhavin Institute and look slightly north west, just below where the Blagoveshchenskiy Bridge crosses the River Neva. Can you see the strange triangular shaped Island? That is Новая Голландия (New Holland).

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St Petersburg From Above/Санкт Петербург Сверху
15.05.2018 21:08
St Petersburg, Where to go, bars, cafes, cathedrals, modern art, skyline, amazing views,
308
St Petersburg From Above/Санкт Петербург Сверху

Saint Petersburg, the Venice of the North, arguably the most beautiful city in Russia. To walk around its streets is a treat for anyone who is even slightly interested in architecture, art, or history. Regardless of the city’s beauty at ground level however, there is an even better way to experience its aesthetic qualities, from above.

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Saint Pete Coffee Break
05.04.2018 13:27
stpetersburg, culture, foodanddrink
481
Saint Pete Coffee Break

Saint Petersburg is a city of culture, history, architecture with delicious food and drink. During a long day of exploring the city, or if you find yourself simply needing to escape from the cold, there is not much better than sitting down in an quaint café and enjoying good conversation with a great cup of coffee. If you are traveling through Saint Petersburg delicious cafes are on just about every street corner. To be sure that you make the most out of your caffeine selection, here is a list of some of the best cafes for ambiance, comfort and of course, quality! 

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Where to Eat Around Derzhavin Institute
18.12.2017 15:27
stpetersburg, dailylife, food, lunch, restaurants,
729
Where to Eat Around Derzhavin Institute
If you're a prospective student wondering what options to expect, or a current student looking for some more lunchtime inspiration, read this post to learn more about where you can eat around Derzhavin Institute.
 
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Time cafés in Saint-Petersburg: Time is money!
19.09.2017 14:22
stpetersburg, cafes, culture, history, moscow, coffee, newplaces
1049
Time cafés in Saint-Petersburg: Time is money!

Forget your 300 rouble lattes or mochas - a time café can offer you much more for your money! Read on to find what exactly a 'time café' is, where the idea came from, and where to find such places in Saint Petersburg!

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Bon Appétit! // Priyatnovo Appetita! // Приятного аппетита!
12.09.2017 15:08
food, drink, culture
950
Bon Appétit! // Priyatnovo Appetita! // Приятного аппетита!

If it’s your first time in Russia, you might feel a bit overwhelmed by the seemingly strange dishes on display at canteens and cafes. We hope that after reading this post these feelings of yours will disappear and you will be inspired to try some Russian delicacies!

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This weekend in St. Petersburg: The International Festival of Coffee and Tea
29.08.2017 16:14
stpetersburg, coffee, tea, culture, history
848
This weekend in St. Petersburg: The International Festival of Coffee and Tea

This weekend, the International Festival of Coffee and Tea will come to St. Petersburg! In preparation for this event, read this article to learn more about Russia’s tea and coffee traditions! You can also find a copy of the festival’s programme in English at the bottom of this post.

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The Ten Best Places in Saint-Petersburg for Vegetarians
18.08.2017 17:29
stpetersburg, food, vegetarian
1035
The Ten Best Places in Saint-Petersburg for Vegetarians

Being a vegetarian while living abroad can be difficult. Sometimes, it can feel like the only thing on the menu for you is a plate of Овощи гриль (grilled vegetables). But you need not worry if you’re living in Saint-Petersburg - the city is full of fantastic vegetarian (and even vegan) restaurants and cafes. All you have to do is find them!

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В Питере есть - часть два
09.09.2016 15:06
Saint Petersburg, restaurants, food, quick meals, Russian Cuisine, Soviet propaganda, chips, Amsterdam, Japanese food, Ice cream
1063

Today we look at good places to make a pit stop in the city centre...

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Кофейное Задание
24.08.2016 17:12
Saint Petersburg, food, drink, cafe, homework
1143

I you prefer to get your homework done with a cup of something warm in your hand you'll want to check out these reviews.

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В Питере - есть, часть 1
08.08.2016 14:16
Saint Petersburg, restaurants, food, pizza, Armenian cuisine, Russian Cuisine
1156

Putting the spotlight on some of the best places to eat in St Pete`s.

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