Student Life

Life in Russia

International student life, that’s the living and learning that takes place outside of the classroom and it’s a big part of your college experience.

It includes where you live, how you make connections, and that hard-to-define essence, or culture that separates Russia from other countries. Russia has its own ambiance.

The friendly attitude of your professors and peers, and the companionship you feel when people call you by name. It takes a whole community to graduate a student.

You might be thinking, “What kind of student chooses Study In Russia?” Well, all kinds. We have athletes and academics and activists. Explore all the dimensions of what it means to be a Study In Russia student by browsing through our guides and services.

Student Life, that is the living and learning that takes outside of the classroom and is a big part of your college experience.

It includes where you live, how you make connections and the hard to define culture that separates Russia from other countries. Russia has its own ambiance.

The friendly attitude of your professors and peers, and the companionship you feel when people call you by your name. It does take a whole community to get a student to graduate.

You may be thinking, “What kind of student chooses Edu-Russia?” well, the answer is all kinds. We have athletes, academics and activists. You can explore all the dimensions of what it means to be a Edu-Russia student by browsing through our guides and services.

Money Matters

Living Costs

In order to live comfortably whilst you are in Russia, the student should aim to have about $1200 – $1500 each year for living costs, this is in addition to the cost of your tuition. The cost of living is cheaper than a lot of other European cities. It is difficult to give precise figures as it all depends on the lifestyle the student wishes to have. We have quoted some approximate costs below

Stationary

The stationary needed for the student is not very expensive, as an example, a bundle of 1000 papers costs $2. Pens, pencils and other products are very cheap.

Books

The books are provided by the university as part of the tuition fees

Clothing

A good pair of jeans will cost about $10-$20, shirts cost approximately $5-$15, T-shirts costs around $5-$12

Food

Food in Russia is very cheap, for example a student can buy 4KG of potatoes or 4KG of onions or 3 litres of milk for $1.50. Other milk products are also very cheap.

Travel in the city

The student travel card on government transport (subway trains, electric buses) are issued by universities and cost a very reasonable $5 a month

Travel around the country

Students are given a concession of 40% discount on the normal ticket prices for Trains, buses etc.

International Travel

The international travel card is issued as soon as the student gets admission into university. Students with this international travel card get 30% discount on air travel.

Student Discounts in Russia

Travel discounts with the Russian student card

Now that your travel insurance needs are covered, you can add thousands of worldwide discounts to attractions like museums, cinemas, castles, cultural exhibitions, budget hotels and transportation with the Russian Student card

This is available for students and young people aged 12-26.

Money Matters:

Living costs
In order to live comfortably while you are in all over the Russia, the student will need to have about $USD1200 to US$ 1500 per year available for living costs, above the cost of your tuition. The cost of living is cheaper, lot more than other European cities. It is difficult to give a precise figure because of differences in the student lifestyle.

We are giving approximate costs below:

STATIONARY
The stationary needed for student costs very low For example a bundle of 1000 rough papers costs 2 US$. Pen, Pencils other products are too cheap.

BOOKS
The books provided by University Library (included in tuitions fees).

CLOTHING
A good Jeans costs 10-40$US, Shirts cost 5-15$US, T-Shirts cost 5-12US$.

FOOD
Food in Russia is very cheap for example; in 1.5US$ the student can buy 4 Kg of POTATOS, or 4 KG of ONIONS or 3 liter of milk etc. Milk products are very cheap as well.

TRAVEL IN THE CITY
The students’ Travel Pass card on Government Transport (Subway Trains, electric Busses) is issued by Universities & costs only 20US$ in a month.

TRAVEL AROUND THE COUNTRY
The students are given a concession of 40% discounts from the normal price of Ticket in Trains, Buses etc.

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL
The International student Card is issued right after the students get Admission in University. The students with International Student card are given concession of 30% from the normal price of Air Tickets.

Student Discounts:

Now that your travel insurance needs are covered, you can add thousands of worldwide discounts to attractions such as museums, cinemas, castles, national landmarks, cultural exhibits, transportation, and budget hotels with Russian Student card.

Available for students, and youths aged 12 to 26.

Contact us for more details.

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