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Focus on speaking Russian and get ready to chat
Hi everyone, I am the intern at the Russian Language Academy Durbe (RLA Durbe), located in Latvia, Riga. Because I am aware that it can be a bit tricky to pick a course without knowing what actually happens in the classroom, I attended an advanced (B2) Russian class at the Russian Language Academy Durbe in order to give you feedback based on my experience as a linguist. So let me tell you more about the most important part of your...
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Latvian in 3 weeks – a challenge, but possible!
Today read the interview with our talented student from the Netherlands - Ande Oey, and find out why he decided to learn Latvian at RLA Durbe in Riga. Nowadays the popularity of Latvian language as one of EU languages and the number of students coming to Riga to study it, constantly grows.  „The reason why I decided to study Latvian is that I’m planning to study medicine here, at Rīga Stradiņš University. The university requires you to study Latvian for...
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Plan your best summer in Latvia
Summer Russian language course in Latvia is a story not only about Russian grammar or pronunciation. It's a story about a fountain of joyful emotions, about the sweet aroma of strawberry and salty waves of the Baltic Sea. What is more, your summer in Latvia is a thousand joyful moments spent with friends from all over the world. In other words, expect sparkling trips to the most beautiful places of Latvia and spicy clean air of the Latvian nature. It's...
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Intern Wanted!
Apply for the Internship and become the member of our team at Russian Language Academy Durbe!   Apply for a Part-time or Full-time Internship in the marketing and social media as well as administration field - those skills will carve the path for you anywhere! Just think about it - you will BOTH upgrade your CV AND get to: IMPROVE RUSSIAN LANGUAGE SKILLS ENJOY YOUR WORK ABROAD EXPERIENCE DEVELOP SOCIAL COMPETENCE SKILLS SET YOURSELF APART FINE TUNE YOUR INTERCULTURAL SKILL SET...
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The saga of funny feedbacks about Russian studies: episode 2018
As traditions go, we at RLA Durbe put together funny comments from the students’ feedback we’ve received throughout this year. We divided those into 2 parts: “Original out-of-the-blue answers” and replies to the question “What didn’t you like?”. Now this should be interesting to read more about – take a look! Paul, USA: I didn’t like that the course had to end! (ed: and that’s after 24 weeks of studies!) Lenka, Czech Republic: What didn’t I like? – Tests :)...
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Join in Centenary celebrations of Latvia’s 100!
On November 18th the Republic of Latvia celebrates 100 years since the proclamation of statehood. This anniversary will be a grand occasion! On this day every year locals lay flowers at the Freedom Monument and spend time with the loved ones. This year Riga’s streets and cafes will be particularly buzzing with a special atmosphere around the city! In the evening, the president will address the nation followed by celebratory fireworks, enriched with concerts and other events all around Riga....
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