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Programme Costs and Bonuses

Programme fees for 2019-2020 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 FlatCost Homestay (B&B)Cost Homestay (HB)Cost w/out acc.
6 weeks1225 USD*1200 USD1500 USD700 USD
12 weeks1875 USD*1850 USD2300 USD750 USD
16 weeks2300 USD*2275 USD3000 USD800 USD
24 weeks3100 USD*3275 USD4200 USD900 USD
36 weeks4375 USD*4300 USD6000 USD1100 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 FlatCost Homestay (B&B)Cost Homestay (HB)Cost w/out acc.
6 weeks565 EUR703 EUR961 EUR265 EUR
12 weeks1130 EUR1196 EUR1712 EUR320 EUR
24 weeks2260 EUR2192 EUR3224 EUR440 EUR
36 weeks3390 EUR3168 EUR4716 EUR540 EUR

All prices include:

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

A Volunteer enjoys his free Russian lessons in summer 2004.

Orientation is provided upon arrival in Russia, and all volunteers may attend up to 4 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).

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

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