Programme fees for 2016-2017 are given in the table below in US Dollars.
Prices vary according to programme duration and type of accommodation. It is possible to pay in instalments for 24- and 36-week programmes.
|Programme Duration*||Cost Shared Flat||Cost Homestay (B&B)||Cost Homestay (HB)||Cost w/out acc.|
|6 weeks||Not available||1100 USD||1350 USD||450 USD|
|12 weeks||Not available||1800 USD||2300 USD||550 USD|
|16 weeks||Not available||2300 USD||3000 USD||600 USD|
|24 weeks||Not available||3200 USD||4300 USD||700 USD|
|36 weeks||Not available||4600 USD||6200 USD||800 USD|
* Other programme durations between 6 and 36 weeks are also possible. Contact us for more details (indicating Volunteer in the subject title).
|Programme Duration*||Cost Single Flat||Cost Homestay (B&B)||Cost Homestay (HB)||Cost w/out acc.|
|6 weeks||565 EUR||703 EUR||961 EUR||265 EUR|
|12 weeks||1130 EUR||1196 EUR||1712 EUR||320 EUR|
|24 weeks||2260 EUR||2192 EUR||3224 EUR||440 EUR|
|36 weeks||3390 EUR||3168 EUR||4716 EUR||540 EUR|
All prices include:
- Visa support: Visa support Language Link provides the documentation necessary to obtain a Russian visa for your stay (i.e. official Letter of Invitation and Letter of Support), and takes responsibility for registering you with the authorities as required by Russian law.
- Accommodation: Language Link provides your choice of housing as part of the programme: choose from family home-stay (B&B or half board), shared apartment or choose to opt-out of Language Link accommodation.
- Return airport transfer: Language Link will meet you on your arrival and take you to your accommodation. We will also arrange your transport to the airport at the end of your stay.
- Orientation materials
- Administrative fees
Costs NOT included in the programme fee: Travel to and from Russia; visa processing costs at Russian embassies outside Russia, living expenses in Russia; health and travel insurance (please note that Language Link cannot be held liable for any illnesses contracted by Volunteers residing in Russia, and purchasing comprehensive health & travel insurance before arrival is strongly recommended).
Stipends and Benefits
Orientation is provided upon arrival in Russia, and all volunteers may attend up to 6 academic hours of free Russian language lessons per week during their stay (on the condition that a space is available in a class of the appropriate level).
A Volunteer enjoys his free Russian lessons in summer 2004.
Volunteers participating in programmes of 24 weeks or longer are eligible to apply for a monthly housing stipend from Language Link, which covers the cost of accommodation in one of the school's shared apartments. Provided the volunteer is deemed eligible and a space is available in one of Language Link's apartments, the stipend commences from the 13th week of the programme. To qualify, the volunteer must have:
successfully completed 12 weeks of the programme
worked a minimum of 30 hours per week and
completed the assignments set by his/her supervisors to a high standard
If you would like to participate in Language Link's Volunteer Programme, please apply online. For more information, please write to us (indicating Volunteer in the subject title).
Language Link is an Equal Opportunities Employer