3 Best language schools in Latvia (ranked based on student reviews)


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Interesting information about Latvia

As a Country in transition, Latvia is still relatively unknown to mass tourism. The capital, Riga, is one of the most enjoyable European cities, with an exciting night life. You will also find here 6 UNESCO protected sites. You can enjoy 500 km. of white beaches in front of the Baltic Sea, 10 of which were assigned a Blue Flag. Don't miss the city of Sigulda, with its medieval castles, and the Gauya National Park, famous for its legendary caverns.

Key Facts about Latvia

Population: 1,927,000
Capital: Riga
Time zone: GMT +3
Currency: EUR (1 EUR = 1.0895 USD)
Telephone country code: +371
Name of country in Russian: Латвия
Largest cities in Latvia:
  • 1. Riga: 740,000
  • 2. Daugavpils: 110,000
  • 3. Liepaja: 85,000
  • 4. Jelgava: 61,000
  • 5. Jurmala: 54,000
Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Visa requirements data last updated on 01-12-2022 (Source)
For the most up-to-date visa information please consult with the embassy or consulate of Latvia in your country. List of embassies and consulates of Latvia on the official website - .
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type C
  • Plug Type F
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

FAQ about schools in Latvia

  • Russian Language Academy has received the best overall rating in Riga.
  • Russian Language Academy, located in Raina Bulvaris 31-5, Riga has been voted as the school with the best location in Latvia.
  • Russian Language Academy was rated highest for quality of teaching.
  • 'Executive Homestay' at Russian Language Academy is the best rated accommodation in Latvia.
  • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations.
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