Russian courses in Riga

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A Russian course in Riga will allow you to discover this legendary port city, filled with museums, parks, and medieval city streets. Its city centre houses a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and as you learn Russian in Riga you’ll have the chance to explore every inch of its historic streets, all the while practising your Russian every day. Learn more about this unique port city by studying Russian in Riga!

Russian courses in Riga
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Russian schools in Riga

As you study Russian in Riga, you’ll spend your days making progress in dynamic language lessons while exploring the historic city, from the traditional restaurants to Art Nouveau buildings. Our partner schools offer a wide range of Russian courses in Riga for every learner, and you’ll learn Russian abroad in the heart of the old city, close to the House of the Blackheads and other iconic sights. Learning Russian in Riga is your opportunity to experience one of Europe’s most exciting capitals for yourself!

Why study Russian in Riga?

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City life
  • Riga is a dynamic city with a young population, where you can explore a wide variety of sights as you learn Russian abroad, from the ornate architecture on the Town Hall Square to the impressive Freedom Monument - contact us for more information about living in Riga.
  • Make sure to spend time in the beautiful Bastejkalns Park, and try local delicacies like smoked eels and hemp paste in the Riga Central Market - one of the largest food markets in Europe!
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  • Just 30 minutes from the centre of Riga, it’s worth taking a break from studying Russian in Riga to visit the Ethnographic Open-Air Museum, where you’ll find restored historic buildings which give a glimpse into historic Latvian life.
  • If you want to do some relaxing on your Russian course in Riga, take the train to Jūrmala, a popular seaside resort which features a pristine, 33km beach!
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  • Start your time on a Russian course in Riga on a walking tour of the city, where you’ll find out more about the fascinating history of the city - or, choose a cycling tour for a faster-paced adventure!
  • Learners looking for a more active language course abroad can try kayaking on the old waterways of the city or try a husky dog ride in the forest.

Popular questions about studying Russian in Riga:

How much does it cost to live and study in Riga?

Living and studying Russian in Riga is highly affordable, and it’s possible to eat out for less than 15 EUR, while a beer might cost between 2 EUR and 3 EUR. Multi-use tickets can be purchased for Riga’s public transport, with 24-hour tickets costing 5 EUR. Our Russian courses in Riga start from 370 EUR per week, and you can reach out to ESL for a free quote for your language course abroad in Latvia.

What are the benefits of studying Russian in Riga?

  • On a Russian course in Riga, language learners can experience life in a unique European city, where you’ll make incredible memories as you explore the city’s historic sights.
  • Professionals will find the city a great choice for studying Russian abroad thanks to its diversified job market, while younger learners will have a great time eating out in the inexpensive restaurants in the city.

What type of Russian courses can I study in Riga?

Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced Russian learner, ESL can help you find the right language course abroad for you and your goals. From short courses to long-term stays, you can personalise your language study holiday so it’s exactly what you need! Some of the Russian courses in Riga at our partner schools include:

  • Language lessons from A1 to C1 level, including intensive courses
  • TRKI exam preparation courses

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