Russian Language Courses

If you would like to learn Russian for business or social reasons, or develop you Russian language skills for academic purposes, International Oriental Academy (IOA), a reputable training center in Dubai Knowledge Village, offers the best learning support.


  • Regular courses (Beginner to Advanced)
  • Conversational courses
  • Intensive courses
  • Test preparation courses (including TORFL)
  • Private and semi-private personalized courses
  • Tailor-made corporate courses
  • Online / Skype courses
  • Russian for specific purposes
  • Russian for children


Quick Facts about Russian Language
  • the largest native language in Europe, and the official language of Russia and 4 other countries
  • he fourth by total number of speakers in the World
  • one of the six official languages of the United Nations
  • one of the most useful languages to learn from employment prospective
  • less difficult to learn than its reputation 

Learning Russian with International Oriental Academy

  • Proven methods of teaching Russian
  • Authentic Russian learning materials and small group classes (4-8 people)
  • Experienced native-speaking Russian instructors qualified to Master’s and PhD level in language teaching
  • A choice of convenient course timings, group, semi-private, individual lessons and distance learning options
  • Morning, afternoon, evening and weekend Russian classes (subject to availability)
  • Opportunity to practice Russian in a Russian-speaking community of the education center
  • Certification according to the proficiency level

Russian Language Programs

International Oriental Academy offers a variety of Russian courses with experienced native speakers at Dubai Knowledge Village, located close to such communities of new Dubai as Dubai Media City, Dubai Internet City, Dubai Marina, Palm Jumeirah, Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT), Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), Emirates Hills (The Greens, The Lakes and The Springs), and Tecom.


Our Russian courses are taught in both English and Arabic as the languages of instruction.


Regular Russian Courses (Beginner to Advanced)

A structured eight-course Russian certificate program is focused on conversation, basic reading and grammar. Whether taken individually or a in a group setting, this affordable Russian course would provide an effective long-lasting result.


Russian Language Levels

Every level comprises 2 courses, 24 academic hours each (academic hour is 45 minutes).
A course should take around 4-6 week to complete with a group.




Beginners’ Level



 Elementary  Level



 Pre-Intermediate Level



 Intermediate Level



 Upper- Intermediate  Level



 Advanced Level



For placement test please call our Certificate Programs Coordinator at +971 4 3625318, e-mail:


Russian Course Fees

Form of study Price for 1 academic hour (45 minutes) Price for 1 level (24 academic hours)
Private 150 AED 3,600 AED
Semi-private (2-3 people) 110 AED 2,640 AED
Group (4-8 people) 55 AED 1,320 AED

Please register for a Russian course online or call our Certificate Programs Coordinator at +971 4 3625318, e-mail:


Intensive Russian Course

An intensive Russian weekend program based on conversation with the essential minimum of reading and grammar (48-hours) is ideal for those who need to start speaking Russian fast.


Intensive Russian Course Fees

Form of study Price for 1 academic hour (45 minutes) Price for 1 course (48 academic hours)
Private 150 AED 7,200 AED
Semi-private (2-3 people) 110 AED 5,280 AED
Group (4-10 people) 55 AED 2,640 AED

Please register for a Russian course online or call our Certificate Programs Coordinator at +971 4 3625318, e-mail:


Russian Test Preparation Courses

TORFL (Testing of Russian as a Foreign Language) is an internationally accredited test of proficiency in Russian. It is established as a part of the Association of Language Testers in Europe (ALTE) and is accepted world-wide as a proof of one’s skills in the Russian language.


Elementary TORFL Preparation Course is aimed at upgrading language skills of those who completed a regular Russian Elementary-2 course to a TORFL Certificate level (A-1). Starting every summer.


Basic TORFL Preparation Course is an intensive course aimed at upgrading the language skills of those who completed a regular Russian Intermediate-2 course to a TORFL Certificate level. Starting every autumn.


Russian for Academic Purposes (TORFL-1 Preparation Course) is a super-intensive course aimed at upgrading the language skills of those who completed a regular RussianAdvanced-2 course to a TORFL Certificate, Level 1. Starting every winter.



Russian University Entrance Exam Preparation Courses  are designed for both native Russian and bilingual speakers willing to be admitted to Saint-Petersburg State University of Engineering and Economics or any other university in Russia.


For upcoming course dates please call our Certificate Programs Coordinator at +971 4 3625318, or e-mail to


Tailor-Made Russian Courses

Private and Semi-Private Courses

Personalized Russian lessons at flexible timings are convenient for people with busy schedules. While one-to-one instruction addresses your particular learning needs and goals, semi-private tuition would allow to practise your Russian with you family, or in a small group of friends and colleagues.


Corporate Courses

Communication with a Russian-speaking client or a project in a CIS country would not seem such a challenge after a set of practical Russian language classes with a professional instructor. Tailor-made to fit your work schedule and industry-specific, a corporate Russian course can be conveniently held in your office in Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Sharjah.


Online Courses of Russian

Skype lessons are regarded as an effective and flexible way of learning Russian online. You can have them as a part of your individual Russian course, or take as a distance learning program.


Russian for Specific Purposes

These industry-specific Russian courses are designed for student willing to improve their Russian language skills for work or study in a particular field, such as Tourism and Hospitality, Retail, Trading, Academia and others. The classes can be taken as a part of a corporate, private or distant learning course of Russian.


Russian for Kids

Russian for Kids is a perfect choice for native or bilingual Russian speaking children going to international schools. The program is covering the essentials of Russian kindergarten schooling and includes Russian Language and Literature, Drawing, Arts and Crafts. Elementary and secondary school children can cover the basics of Russian school program with Russian Language and Literature classes, celebrate Russian holidays and get other insights into Russian culture. Russian for Kids course is run in specialized groups depending on the Russian skills level and age.


Russian Language Tutoring for Children is a personalized Russian course at a flexible schedule. Our dedicated Russian teachers offer all the necessary assistance in learning Russian, such as pre-schooling, school catch up sessions and Russian exam preparation to children of all ages.


Russian Language Lessons for Schools are an excellent opportunity to offer Russian language classes as a part of your school curriculum or as an extracurricular activity. Russian language course for the schoolchildren will be set at your school, and taught by experienced native-speaking Russian tutors qualified to Master’s and PhD level in linguistics and language teaching.


Please register for a Russian course online or call our Certificate Programs Coordinator at +971 4 3625318, e-mail: