About Learn Russian in the European Union

Learn Russian in the EU, established in 2004, is a joint initiative of the Department of Russian and Slavic Linguistics at Daugavpils University and Training Center LatInSoft.

Learn Russian in the EU provides a broad range of study programs in the Russian language, literature, culture, history, political science, Eastern European studies, and other areas.

Daugavpils University

Daugavpils University, established in 1921, is the foremost academic and research institution in Eastern Latvia. Its Department of Russian and Slavic Linguistics has a long tradition of research and instruction in Russian language and literature. The department offers Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral programs in Russian philology, pedagogy, and intercultural communication.

Training Center LatInSoft

Training Center LatInSoft was established in 1993 in Daugavpils, Latvia as a branch of LatInSoft SIA, a private company that specializes in information technology and education.

For many years Training Center LatInSoft, a state-accredited educational establishment, has been successfully training adults, teenagers and unemployed people in languages and IT skills.

Since 2004 Training Center LatInSoft has offered Russian language courses for foreign students.

All Learn Russian in the EU teachers are native speakers and have an appropriate degree, professional qualifications and substantial experience in Russian language teaching.