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Challenge Russian

Top preference: high quality and safe environment
04.10.2018
Riga is a very comfortable city for all ages, even for high-school students. Why do parents choose Russian Language Academy Durbe for their children? The main factors are high-quality courses and safe environment of the city, another point is the confidence their children will be taken care of during the studies and while living with the Host Families.   Noam – a student from Sweden, who initially booked 3 weeks of Russian studies and then extended his stay with us....
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Study Russian and celebrate the New Year in Riga!
06.11.2018
We prepared an exclusive festive offer and a special holiday present for you to improve your Russian skills and to spend an amazing New Year holiday in a romantic Riga, full of Christmas lights with the anxious expectation of the New Year's miracle! New Year package includes: 1) Shared flat accommodation from December 26, 2018, until January 5, 2019 (10 nights), single room, self-catering (residence, en-suite rooms accommodation upon request, ask for the price) 2) 20 Individual lessons, taken over 5 study days (December...
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Russian language course and accommodationd just 800 EUR for 2 weeks!
25.10.2018
We are approaching Christmas season so fast and Riga gets ready for a festive mood.   To give an extra motivation to come to Latvia and take the Russian language course in the year  2018 we prepared a special offer right for you. Special price for 2 weeks course in November and December -  800 EUR (you save 290 EUR!) Price includes: * Standard Russian with 20 lessons per week (Beginners can start from December 3, all other levels - from any...
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How to obtain funding for studies abroad
09.08.2018
Hello guys! It’s me again, Marianne. I am the summer intern at the Russian Language Academy Durbe in Riga, Latvia. I am French but I study in the UK and I just spent one year in Granada, Spain. I am conscious that traveling for your studies or to do an internship might seem complicated and costly. So here are my tips on how to obtain funding for your studies/internship abroad! Erasmus+ You probably heard about Erasmus+, the EU's programme to...
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Why on earth would you study Russian?
01.08.2018
 And other questions that need to be answered about learning languages... When I meet people, they often quickly find out that I am a language freak. Their reactions vary but follow a predictable pattern. Those questions, no matter how cliché, actually arise from legitimate concern or curiosity. If you study or speak more than one language, or if you are planning to do so, here are a couple of questions that people most probably will ask you, and that you...
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“Spectacular Russian – the challenge makes it interesting!”
14.06.2018
From favorite words in Russian to hardworking locals of Latvia – Michael from Hong Kong talks about his Russian language study experience in Riga:   Durbe: What makes Russian an interesting language in your opinion? Michael: For me, the Russian language is spectacular - quite difficult to learn, but the challenge makes it super interesting!   Durbe: What are 3 most difficult words for you in the Russian language? Michael: Oh! That’s easy! 1) Здравствуйте [zdrávstvujte] – formal „hello” 2)...
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