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LEARN RUSSIAN in Batumi AND EXPLORE GEORGIA
The NovaMova Summer Program in Batumi combines effective Russian language learning with unforgettable experience that exposes you to Georgia’s diverse cultural and culinary traditions, majestic mountains, refreshing sea, and warm hospitality.
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Russian Language School in Batumi, Georgia

We are bringing NovaMova’s top-notch Russian instructors and proven teaching methodology to this beautiful Georgian city on the subtropical shores of the Black Sea. Each summer, tourists from all over the Former Soviet Union gather in Batumi to enjoy the sun. Most of them speak Russian. What a great place to learn Russian and to have a great vacation!

We immerse students in a Russian language environment. Our professional instructors, local host families, peer conversation partners, and exciting weekend excursions help us to accomplish that.

Courses and Prices

Russian Group Course1 week from € 235

Number of weeks Price per week
1+ weeks € 235
Group lessons are the best place to interact not only with a teacher but with other students as well. You'll get an opportunity to develop your communication skills quickly and easily. We also maintain a low student-to-teacher ratio to ensure that the needs of all students are met.
Group lessons:
2​0 x 45 min per week
Min. course length:
1​ week
Levels:​
Beginner, A1, A2, B1, B2
Max. Class Size:
1​0
Ave. Class Size:​
6
Days:
Mon-Fri
Start dates for
all levels (except beginners):
every Monday, started from June, 06th till September, 16th, 2022
Start dates for
the beginner’s level:
08.08 / 22.08.2022

Russian Individual Course1 week from € 300

Number of weeks Price per week
1+ weeks € 300
Individual program allows our instructors to adjust every lesson to the specific instructional needs of the student, and if necessary, to focus on the study of a particular topic. In addition, individual classes offer a more flexible schedule than group courses.
Individual lessons:
10 x 45 min per week
Min. course length:
1​ week
Levels:​
all levels
Days and Times:
Mon-Fr, afternoons
Start dates for all levels:
Every Monday, started from June 06th till Sept 16th, 2022

Russian Mixed Course1 week from € 385

Number of weeks Price per week
1+ weeks € 385
Group courses combined with individual lessons. This requires a minimum of five individual lessons a week in combination with a group course. In this format, you get the best of both worlds!
Group lessons:
2​0 x 45 min per week
Individual lessons:
5 x 45 min per week
Min. course length:
1​ week
Levels:​
Beginner, A1, A2, B1, B2
Max. Class Size:
1​0
Ave. Class Size:​
6
Days:
Mon-Fri
Start dates for
all levels (except beginners):
every Monday, started from June, 06th till September, 16th, 2022
Start dates for
the beginner’s level:
08.08 / 22.08.2022

Accommodations in Batumi

Home stay

HB
Immersion within native speaking families. Comfortable private rooms with all necessities, constant practice of language. Location within 5 min walk from center. Breakfast and dinner are included.
BB
Immersion within native speaking families. Comfortable rooms, constant practice of language. Rooms with all necessities and complete privacy. Location within 5 min walk from center. Breakfast is included.

Activities

Excursions and Tours

In addition to the academic component of the program, we offer optional tours and excursions to give you a chance to experience this fascinating and unique region.
In addition to the academic component of the program, we offer optional tours and excursions to give you a chance to experience this fascinating and unique region.
Batumi City Tour
Svaneti Mountains
Tbilisi and Kakheti
Kutaisi
Gonio Fortress
Welcome Lunch and Batumi City Tour

Welcome Lunch and Batumi City Tour

On the first Monday of each new course, each new group will have a welcome lunch with staff, teachers, and peer tutors. In the afternoon, there will be an introductory Batumi city tour to help you get a feel for the place.

Batumi has a unique location on the seaside surrounded by mountains. Apart from beautiful landscapes, you will enjoy local traditional cuisine in cosy cafes spread all over the city. Batumi is also known for its vibrant night life.

Svaneti Mountain Excursion

Your journey will take you north along the subtropical Black Sea coast. Soon the road will stray from the shore and climb deep into the heart of the mountains. Your destination is an ancient village in Upper Svaneti, surrounded by breathtaking snow-capped peaks.

Mountain Hiking Tour

The excursion includes a guided hike to a picturesque alpine meadow. From here, you will see stunning views of some of the highest peaks in the Caucasus. You can also stroll among the pastures and fields below.

Upper Svaneti - a UNESCO World Heritage Sites

No trip to the area would be complete without checking out the 9th-12th century watchtowers located in one of the villages. These incredible works of early medieval architecture will take you back to a time when local clans feuded among themselves. In 1996, this mountainous region of Georgia was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Georgian Mountain Culture

All of our excursions have a cultural focus, and this one is no exception. In Upper Svaneti, you will experience the ancient culture and traditions of the Svan people through their food and hospitality. You may be surprised that the Svan have their own language, developed over centuries of living in remote mountain valleys. On top of that, the Georgian National Museum in Mestia will provide historical context.

This excursion includes:
• Transportation
• Lodging for 2 nights
• 2 meals a day
• NovaMova guide
• Mountain guide services
• Museum guide and entry fees
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Tbilisi and Kakheti

On this journey, you will travel by train from Batumi to Tbilisi, the capital city of Georgia and cultural center of the South Caucasus. You will be amazed by the beautiful architecture and stunning views that characterize the city.



UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Mtskheta
Your adventure will take you to Mtskheta, the Holy City of the Georgian Orthodox Church. The monuments and buildings of Mtskheta have been declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The incredible architecture of sites like Svetitskhoveli Cathedral and Jvari Monastery are unforgettable.

Kakheti wine tour
After visiting the capital, you will travel to the famous wine producing region of Kakheti. Georgia is the birthplace of wine, and it has been produced here for more than 8,000 years. Georgian wine is famous for its unique flavors, found nowhere else in the world. In Kakheti, you will tour a 16th century wine cellar, sample delicious local wine varieties, and feast on the locally grown plums and peaches.

This excursion includes:
• Transportation
• Lodging for 2 nights
• 2 meals a day
• NovaMova guide
• Mtskheta guide services
• Museum guide and entry fees
• Visit to a wine facility with wine tasting
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Kutaisi

This excursion will take you to Kutaisi, the legislative capital of Georgia and the Vardzia monastery. You will have a home cooked lunch in a nearby village on the way.


UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Gelati While in the Kutaisi area, you will visit the 12th Century Gelati Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The frescos and architecture are unforgettable.

Prometheus Cave
Not far from Kutaisi, you will venture deep under the surface of the Earth by visiting the Prometheus Cave. Just a few millions of years creating these stalactite-filled underground caverns – and the nature has built for us this awesome masterpiece.

This excursion includes:
• Transportation
• Lodging for 1 night
• 2 meals a day
• NovaMova guide
• Guide services
• Entrance fees
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Gonio Fortress Excursion

This excursion begins with a 10-minute drive along the coast to the ancient Roman fortress at Gonio. The fortress was built in the first century AD and occupied by numerous empires since.



This excursion includes:
• NovaMova Guide
• Transportation
• Fortress entry fee and guided tour
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91 Zurab Gorgiladze St
Batumi, Georgia
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