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Study Abroad

Let’s encourage your university to explore the ex-Soviet country, the hidden gem within Europe – Latvia! Traveling and studying abroad is an amazing challenge, the possibility in a meaningful way to interact with living cultures and observe the completely different way of life. Our  Study Abroad team is ready to create and take care of organizing programs both for groups and individuals based on your major, interests and needs.

Study abroad program’s options and supplements include:

* summer (4 – 10 weeks), semester and year programs in Riga – the romantic capital of Latvia
* intensive Russian or Latvian language lessons (optional) all year round, including Russian for Beginners
* outstanding program Russian for Military – available also for ROTS students
* lectures and seminars linked to academic programs (for example Forestry, Finances, Political Science, Sociology, Environmental Studies, International Affairs, Anthropology, Art&Art History, Humanities and much more)
* Faculty-led programs and joint programs combining Russian language lessons + academic lectures in local universities (lectures available also in the English language)
* discovering Latvia’s cultural UNESCO world heritages like Riga Old Town or unique Song and Dance Celebration, Military heritages – Karosta Fortification in Liepaja or Daugavpils fortress, Pilgrimage sites & events, Jewish heritage and more.
* visit sites of national significances of the Baltic states – Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia
* Great possibility to earn credit hours from your home university
* accommodation (we have own Shared Flat, Residence and Apartments and Russian speaking Host families)
* orientation program
* rich activity and cultural immersion program in the afternoon and during the weekend

Quality programs and the flexibility of options, safety and the possibility of personal growth of every participant are our priorities! Get in touch with our Study Abroad coordinator at studyabroad@durbe.edu.lv to receive your customized program offer.

Check our Long-Term Studies page for more information and benefits of studying Russian abroad.

Do you know that your Study Abroad experience is available through various scholarships and awards such as Boren, NSLI-Y, The Critical Language Scholarship etc?

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