Academic year 2021/2022 in-person study abroad programs and the pandemic


  • In Academic year 2021/22, “Learn Russian in the EU” Russian study abroad programs hosted at Daugavpils University are going to be provided in-person.
  • We highly recommend completing vaccination before traveling to Latvia.

Dates for the Academic year 2021/2022 study abroad programs:

Fall semester

  • Start date Monday, September 1, 2021.
  • End date Friday, December 17, 2021
  • The pre-booking application deadline is July 26, 2021.

Spring semester

  • Start date Tuesday, February 1, 2022
  • End date Friday, May 20, 2022
  • The pre-booking application deadline is December 1, 2021.

Entering Latvia and official regulations:

1.    Vaccinated and recovered persons holding the EU Digital COVID Certificate can enter Latvia without additional tests and self-isolation period. This rule also relates to travelers from the United Kingdom, USA, Switzerland, and some other countries.

2.    The United States of America has been included in the list of third countries with low levels of COVID-19 infections. Therefore, travel from the USA to Latvia is allowed, including for US citizens. Travelers from the USA are not required to self-isolate upon entering Latvia.

3.    Official information:

Optional pre-semester Russian-course

“Learn Russian in the EU” offers optional pre-semester Russian courses at different levels during August 23 – August 31, 2021 (fall semester) and January 10 – January 29, 2022 (spring semester).

These courses will be available in-person. They are extension to a semester program and will help students brush-up their language skills before entering the semester. The pre-semester courses give no academic credits.

The course in August, 2021:

  • Includes 38 lessons in groups at different levels, as well as 8 individual sessions with communication tutors.
  • The cost is 716 Euro (tuition and two weeks in a host family).

Academic study abroad programs in Academic year 2021/2022

These academic study abroad programs hosted at Daugavpils University are available in Academic year 2021/2022:

Each program gives up to 30 ECTS (15 US) credts.