Study Russian in Latvia

Study Russian in Latvia

Would you like to study Russian despite the fact that it’s one of the most complicated languages in the world? You can study Russian not only in Russia but also in the European Union. We offer to study Russian in Latvia, acquire new experience and make new friends.

Why is Latvia the best choice?

  • In Latvia, there are lots of people whose mother tongue is Russian.
  • Latvia has accumulated a vast experience in teaching Russian as a second language.
  • Latvia is an attractive place where you can study Russian staying on the safe territory of the European Union.
  • Citizens of the USA, Canada, European Union and many other countries don’t need a visa to enter Latvia.
  • An exquisite opportunity to get acquainted with a fascinating history of relations between Russia and the USSR and European countries, in order to better understand modern relations with Russia.
  • An opportunity to visit neighbouring countries – Lithuania, Estonia, Belarus, and Poland.
  • An insight into new culture, new people, new experience.

Daugavpils is the largest Russian-speaking city

Daugavpils is the most Russian-speaking city in Latvia, and the second largest city in the country. In Daugavpils, Russian is the language of the everyday communication, and almost all people in Daugavpils speak fluent Russian. Daugavpils is allegedly the most Russian city in the European Union. Therefore, lots of students choose Daugavpils as it provides the best environment for immersion into the Russian language.

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Where in Daugavpils do you study Russian?

For many years already, Daugavpils University has been cooperating with the private training center LatInSoft to implement the program “Learn Russian in the European Union”. The program “Learn Russian in the European Union” offers a number of courses in Russian language, literature, history, culture, political science, and Eastern European studies taught in Russian.

These courses cater for individual needs of our students. Most of the “Learn Russian in the EU” students learn Russian for their professional needs and their career development. Therefore, the individual approach towards students’ needs attracts them immensely.

If you’ve decided to learn Russian in Latvia, Daugavpils will be the best choice. Our highly qualified, experienced, and friendly teachers will make your study efficient. We guarantee that at every class you’ll gain knowledge, experience, joy, and a real interest in learning Russian.

You can meet a few of our teachers on the following links:

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How to register for a course?

In order to register for the course and come to Daugavpils, you should apply online at We offer various opportunities for studying Russian, both tailored courses and academic programs Study Abroad for university students, as well as internship and teacher development courses.

Within the framework of the program “Learn Russian in the EU”, our students can choose whether to stay in a hotel or with a Russian-speaking host family. Our students mainly choose staying with Russian-speaking host families. It provides them with additional opportunities to study real-life conversational Russian and gain invaluable cultural experience.

Outcomes of studying

At the end of the course, students will dramatically improve their knowledge of Russian, make new friends, and gain cultural experience. Students will also receive an official certificate about the completion of the course. Thanks to the project “Learn Russian in the EU”, everyone has an opportunity to study Russian, get an insight into the Russian culture, staying in the European Union, without wasting their time and money on acquiring a visa.

Study Russian in Latvia