International Education Centre (IEC) of Voronezh Institute of High Technologies opens up an opportunity for young people from around the world to study Russian as a foreign language. We are delighted to offer courses for beginners as well as for advanced learners in a group or on a one-to-one basis under the following programs:

  • Intensive short-term course (2-3-4 weeks)
  • 2 months courses
In addition, we offer:

Authors master-classes, Video-lessons, Excursion-lessons

Study of the national features of communication

Insight into the cultural traditions of Russia

Insight into the history and the culture of Voronezh Region

Sightseeing programs/excursions

Traditional Excursions:

General sightseeing tour around Voronezh History and Contemporaneity (Historical Centre, Revolution Avenue, Annunciation Cathedral, Stone Bridge, Admiralty Square).

Excursion to Babiakovo stud farm For what Russian does not love to drive fast? Horse riding.

Excursion to the museum-estate of Russian peasant life "Russian hut."

"Voronezh is the birthplace of the Russian fleet" excursion to the ship-museum "Goto Predestination", which is the existing historical copy of the Russian ship of Peter the Great era

Excursion to Dmitry Venevitinovs Memorial Estate, which is the little jewel of the Voronezh region. The Memorial Estate is the only museum in Russia dedicated to the poet, prose writer, philosopher and critic of the 19th century to Dmitry Vladimirovich Venevitinov.

Excursion to the Historical and Archaeological Museum-Reserve "Divnogore" which is one of the centers of Russian Orthodox culture.

* At your request, we can organize trips to Voronezh theatres and Philharmonia.

Cost of the program:20000 rubles per module of 80 academic hours. For Currency Converter please follow the link:

One program module includes:

Training Unit (80 academic hours) includes Russian language lessons, master - classes, video пїЅ lesson, excursion lesson

Study materials

Certificate on course completion

At your expense:

Official invitation preparation, visa and travel expenses, accommodation, meals, personal expenses, excursions, entrance fees to museums and theatres.

Managers of IEC will be glad to help you to organize your trip to Russia, to advise on accommodation options and answer all your questions

To apply for Russian as a foreign language course and request for the official invitation to Russia:

1. Send the following documents by e-mail at

  • completed application form
  • copies of the relevant pages of your international passport with photo, personal data, date of issue and validity in JPEG format (* .jpg, * .jpeg)
    *Your passport is to be valid for at least 1.5 years (for citizens of the Schengen zone - 6 months) from the date of the intended entry into the Russian Federation

  • 2. Pay the fee for the official invitation preparation of 2000 rubles

Our managers will contact you via e-mail for admissio approval within the three business days. Next step will be preparation of the official invitation in the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation. Duration of this procedure is 30 days. There is NO possibility of urgent Invitation issue!

After receiving the official invitation, you should submit your official invitation and documents for the single-entry student visa at the place of the Russian diplomatic mission in the country of your residence. Check the list of required documents at the website of the Russian diplomatic mission in the country of your residence.

For more details about the application procedure and fees please contact:

International Education Centre Voronezh Institute of High Technologies

Tel./Fax: +7(473) 220-56-04


Voronezh is considered the heart of the "Black Earth Region," a rich soiled region in the south of Central Russia

Voronezh is the main cultural, economic, and educational Centre of the Black Soil Region of Russia.

The city is located in 250 miles south of Moscow and easily accessible by overnight train, 5-hour drive or 1-hour flight Moscow-Voronezh. Education, life and accommodation is not as expensive as in Moscow and St. Petersburg, while quality and standard of living are high.

You will see Russia outside the Garden Ring, without the familiar patterns. A stay in our city will help you to take a fresh look at Russia, to better understand our country, to get pleasure from meeting with the heritage of our ancestors.

Voronezh is also the birthplace of many famous Russians, including Ivan Bunin a writer, the Nobel Prize winner, Andrei Platonov -a writer, playwright, and poet, as well as Ivan Kramskoi - a Great Russian painter and art critic. The city is located on the Don River, which is one of the largest and most beautiful rivers in Europe. There are many nature reserves, historic and archeological sites in its suburbs. The architectural appearance of Voronezh combines old buildings and modern neighborhoods. There are lots of parks, fountains and flowers in the city.

Today Voronezh is a modern Russian city with a population of over one million people. There are a lot of large entertainment and shopping centres, restaurants and cafes, 5 theatres, fine arts and local history museums, exhibition and concert halls, a well-developed telecommunications network, including modern satellite, cellular and computer communications.

Voronezh is a student city. There are more than 30 higher education institutions. Over the past 35 years, more than 15,000 foreign students from 90 countries were educated at universities of Voronezh.

Teaching staff of Voronezh Institute of High Technologies are highly qualified and have a great experience in dealing with international students.