Information on accommodation & 

average living costs in Arkhangelsk

Living Conditions and Accommodation Prices for foreign students

2 persons residing in a double or triple room. Rooms are located in sectors:

2 sectors: 2 double rooms with shower, a toilet and a hall
1 sector: a room for 2 persons with shower, a toilet and a hall

Residence area: a foyer, a kitchen for 10 persons
Each sector (4 persons) is equipped with a refrigerator
Hall of the sector: a rack and shelf for shoes
Foyer: a wall mirror

Each room is furnished with:

a wardrobe

1

a table

1

a dinner table

1

a bedside table

2

a single bed springy matters

2

a bookshelf

2

chairs

2

a cornice and curtains

1

an electric kettle (in the kitchen)

1

bed linen, bedding

2 sets

The kitchen is equipped with:

a microwave oven

1

a wall cupboard

1

a floor cupboard

1

a corner sofa and table

1

a stool

3

kitchenware (tableware, saucepans and frying-pan)


a washing machine

1

an iron

1

clothes dryer

1

ironing board

1

Additional safety and security service is provided: 24-hour duty on the floor (a floor manager)

Fees:

  • for a period less than a month – 130 rubles a day;
  • more than a month but less than 6 months – 1459 rubles a month in accordance with the calculations.
  • Costs for accommodation – 2185 RUR per person/month (standard room).

Students must sign housing contracts upon arrival.

Current prices for the laundry and ironing

Name

Price (rubles)

1

Socks – 1 pair

8

2

Panties/underpants

8

3

Sleeveless shirt

13

4

T-shirt

20

5

Shirt

30

6

Trousers

60

7

Slipover (light)

60

8

Jeans

70

9

Slipover (strong)

80

Living costs in Arkhangelsk

Outside of the major metropolitan areas, the cost of living gets even cheaper with food and transportation. Though the cost of living in Russia has increased over the last few years, everyday living costs remain comparably low. Typical costs and prices:

A monthly bus ticket is 900 roubles.

Single ride is 16 roubles.

Cloths is available in chain stores: Mango, Colin’s, Levis, Columbia, Reserved, etc. and local stores.

Train travel from Moscow to Arkhangelsk is 1300-1800 roubles for 3rd class, 4500 roubles for 2nd class and around 7500 for 1st (1-day route).

Air travel from Moscow to Arkhangelsk is 4000-7000 roubles (2-hours route).

Food and drink prices - imported goods, food and drink are more expensive than the locals.

Approximate Arkhangelsk prices:

Name

Price (rubles)

Liter of milk

30

Small yoghurt

20-30

Loaf of bread

25

Kg of apples

40-60

1/2 liter can of beer

35

2 liter bottle of mineral water

40

Bottle of wine

150-300

Local newspaper

15-20

20 cigarettes

40

Liter of petrol

30

Cinema ticket

200-400

Broadband Internet monthly charge

500

Call for Applications:

24 October – 11 December 2013

Implementation period:

15.07.2012 — 14.07.2016

Contacts at NArFU:

Olga Nizhevich
Head of International Programs Office
e-mail: international.student@narfu.ru
tel.: +7(8182)412827

NB:

Besides subsistence allowance the grant covers travel costa, insurance costs and visa costs.

More information: Aurora website