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The DURBE Russian Language Academy has over 20 years of experience in international language tourism. It is recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science of Latvia, and 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 of education.
The Durbe Russian Language Academy is located in the heart of the capital of Latvia- RIGA. Just across the street lies the National Opera House on one side and the central train and bus station on the other. Just one block over is the central building of the University of Latvia, which is mirrored by a park that is directly across from the Old Town. We are also lucky to have a big shopping mall (Origo) nearby, where students can find everything the might need during their language stay, including stationery, restaurants, and cafes.
The academy 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 a hot beverage drink machine. You can enjoy a cup of coffee, tea or even hot chocolate. A water dispenser is also provided. The school offers several accommodation possibilities, including a Shared Flat, in-house Residence, Host Families, Shared House and a Hotel. You are well on your way to getting maximum progress in Russian in an excellent environment
Some useful information
|Minimum age||16 years.|
|Minimum enrolment||1 week. For evening courses - 1 month|
|Academic lesson length||50 minutes|
*Standard, Intensive group, Mini Groups courses, one-to-one, Evening language courses, individual TRKI preparation or TELC exam preparation, one to one modules (business, music, literature): every Monday.
TELC exam preparation module 2017: June 12, July 10, August 14, September 18, October 23, November 27.
Dates for Beginners
2017: May 8, 22, June 5, 19, July 3, 17, 31, August 14, 28, September 11, 25, October 9, November 6, December 4.
|Maximum students number per class||
Maximum 8 (summer up to 10);
Mini group courses - maximum 5.
Year 2017: School is closed for Group and Individual lessons: January 1, April 14-17, May 1, May 4, June 23, November 20. All group courses end on December 22, 2017, and resume on Monday, January 8, 2018.