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Russian for Politics now available for booking!
🚨 Exciting News alert! Russian for Politics individual course now live and available for booking! Do you study Russian as a Foreign Language or International Relations? Do you see yourself in the world politics arena? Perhaps your passion lies in Russian economics or sociology fields? If the answer is YES – a new exclusive course will be just right for you. Everything you wanted to know about Russian for Politics now at arm’s length with 6 main course modules to...
Your best weekend at Lielborne Manor!
Do you adore weekends as we do? We invite you to escape from Riga and immerse yourself in the amazing world of nature and tranquility. Take a chance to book a unique program that allows you to explore 2 cities – Kraslava and Daugavpils. You will enjoy the desired relaxing weekend at Lielborne Manor from Friday to Sunday. What is more - you will practise your Russian speaking skills in an informal environment. Additionally, you have an option to make your weekend more intense by...
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...
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...
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...
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 :)...