Intensive Russian Course

About the Intensive Russian Language Classes

The Intensive Russian language classes include 25 lessons per week and are an ideal option if you wish to maximise your time in Latvia. In addition to the Standard Russian language course with 20 lessons per week taken in the mornings, you will have an additional 5 Russian language lessons per week on two afternoons. You will learn to speak Russian fast taking this intensive course! Moreover, you will noticeably improve your fluency, vocabulary, and pronunciation in Russian.

During the Intensive Russian course, get ready to master the situational aspect of Russian, take part in discussions and role-plays. Moreover, you will also practice the social language in ”real life” situations. Thanks to an intensive study process, you will greatly develop all the skills necessary for confident communication in Russian. Be sure – you will learn Russian fast.  Russian language lessons on afternoons are offered at three different level groups: A1, A1+/A2, and B1. B2 – upon request.

More Options for Intensive Russian language course

Are you looking to learn to speak Russian and even more intense study process (25+ lessons a week)?  We advise you to upgrade your linguistic stay by adding some individual lessons. In addition to the intensive Russian language classes, you may take one of our Language Plus module. You can book, for example, Russian for Politics, Business Russian, Russian via Movies, Russian verbs of motion, and more.  Check the Study Abroad program and Russian immersion courses with the possibility to earn credit points for your home university. Similarly, you may book the Long-Term Russian course for extensive Russian language classes and benefit from great price reduction opportunities both for tuition and our residential accommodation options.

Starting dates for beginners 2024
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1 Number of Russian language lessons per week 25 lessons (50 min each lesson)
2 Course Length 1-52 weeks
3 Entry Level Complete Beginners to Advanced (B1). B2 - upon request.
4 Dates for Complete Beginners in 2024

2024: January 15, February 12, March 11, April 8, May 7, June 3, July 1, July 22, August 12, September 2, September 23, October 14, November 11, December 2.
5 All other levels Can start from every Monday
6 Price per week (without High Season Supplement) 1 week: 380 EUR | 2-6 weeks: 365 EUR
7-11 weeks: 325 EUR | 12-23 weeks: 300 EUR| 24+ weeks: 245 EUR
7 High Season dates in 2024: May 27 - September 27. High Season Supplement:
For Group courses: 60 EUR/week
For Individual courses: 120 EUR/week

Additional Information for Intensive Russian

Maximum students per class: 10 (in the summer up to 12), average 5.
Complete beginners should be familiar with the Cyrillic alphabet.
A1 level: booking is confirmed after a placement test. You might be recommended to start either on a nearest to yours date or at the Beginners’ level (if A1 standards are not met).

You’re  welcome to see the full Price List here.


Feedback from our students about Russian Language Classes in Riga

Daniele, CANADA: ”I was really satisfied with the pace of the Russian language lessons. It’s a great school to learn Russian fast. It was intensive enough to allow myself to progress in one week. I really like the fact that during intensive Russian language classes we spoke Russian only. For this reason, my experience was even more interesting and useful.”

Petr Šimek, Czech Republic: ”I spent 2 weeks at the school and am very happy with my choice. My native Russian teacher was very professional and helpful. As well as the location of the school is excellent, right in the center of Riga. I highly recommend the Russian Language Academy Riga.”

Sydnee, USA, Washington DC: “I am really happy I chose to study at Russian Language Academy BORN in Riga for over 9 months. Everyone was very kind and passionate about learning Russian. The teachers and other students I met at Russian Language Academy BORN made my time there worthwhile. I thrived as a student and really saw improvement in my language skills over the course of my time there.”

Abdulselam, Germany: “I am impressed about the professionality of the teachers and school staff. The teachers were truly excellent!”


Russian in a Mini Group

Lessons in a small group provide a more dynamic learning process and more personal attention from your teacher.

TRKI exam preparation

Upgrade your course with individual academic Russian language lessons. Find out what Russian language skills are required by universities in Russia from foreign students.

 Long term Russian 

Looking for exciting progress and want to get special prices? The long-term Russian program is waiting for you.