Proč Durbe


Farida, UK: "The school is well organised and courses structure is well designed. I particularly enjoyed the variety of teaching techniques and materials used to promote our progress in learning the Russian language during lesson".

The Education Centre DURBE (DURBE) has more than 20 years experience in international language tourism. It is recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science of Latvia, and it is proud to be an accredited member of EAQUALS  - an international association of institutions involved in language education. EAQUALS accreditation allows us to be up-to-date with the latest field trends and guarantees the highest possible quality.

Nora Poisa, director/owner:  Quite a few students choose EC Durbe because of its convenient location, no need for visa or cheap direct flights but then constantly return back because of the quality of teaching and friendly and safe environment of the school and Riga. You are always welcome to your first of further Russian language and cultural experience at EC Durbe!


Yohan Guillemot, FRANCE: "Great experience here at Durbe, very good organisation, great teaching skills and learning materials. The school is in ideal position in the city centre with a lot to do outside the school. Thank you!".


Russian Language School DURBE is located in the heart of the capital of Latvia- RIGA. The sophisticated atmosphere of elegance and architectural beauty surrounds us! Just across the street there is the National Opera House in one direction and the central train and bus station in another, a block away is the central building of the University of Latvia, across the park is the Old Town. We are also lucky to have a big shopping mall Origo nearby, where students may find everything the might need during their language stay: from stationery to restaurants and cafes.

The school is located on the second floor of a historical building. It has got 10 bright classrooms, all equipped with necessary learning technology. We have a computer room, a library and free Wi-Fi for students; in the student lounge there is hot beverages drink machine to have a cup of coffee, tea or even hot chocolate and a water dispenser. Students are welcomed to use the Computer room and the library for learning purposes and social communication. 


Hanna, USA: "Thank you for your hospitality and flexibility during my trip. Your staff eas excellent. I really enjoyed the excursions and my Russian improved".

You will be met by our friendly, welcoming staff ready to help and assist you. We at DURBE highly evaluate quality, responsibility and reliability. Our tutors – experienced professionals specialized to teach Russian as a foreign language with additional qualifications in culture studies, business, science, law etc. They are like actors who invite you to join a performance, at the same time motivating you to master Russian grammar through games and songs. At the end of the course you will be happy with the acquired knowledge and will have great memories of the time you have enjoyed with your new friends. 

Teaching materials
We are proud to be an official partner of the publishing house Zlatoust, St.Petersburg, Russia, specialized in the materials on teaching Russian as a foreign language.  They let our teachers make the learning process gradual, corresponding to your interests, desires or special purposes. Such unique books as “Грамматика в анекдотах” /Grammar in jokes/ and “Сказки на уроке русского языка” /Fairy tales during the Russian lesson/ get you acquainted with everyday life, traditions and characters of Russian people but “Россия сегодня” /Russia today/ through texts from Russian newspapers informs about youth culture, attitude to work, ways of entertainment and social problems in contemporary Russia. 
And we are especially proud that in such fields as Business Russian and Russian at children summer camp our staff has created specially designed teaching materials and syllabus to makes these exclusive programs running according to the highest quality demands in language teaching.

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