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4.5/5.0 (15 reviews)
Durbe Russian Language Academy, Riga

Situated in the heart of the capital of Latvia: Riga, just across the street from the National Opera House and the central train and bus stations.  More

Quality of teaching:4.9/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:3.7/5.0
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Riga: Riga is the capital of the Republic of Latvia and the largest city of the Baltic states. It is a fascinating mixture of Latvian tradition and influences of the various countries that have occupied it. The city's Old Town stretches alongside the Daugava river and is famous for its Art Nouveau (Jugendstil) architecture. Riga's historic centre as a whole is included on the UNESCO world heritage list. Nowadays, Riga is a vibrant, modern city that has a lot to offer. It is the largest center of education and science in Latvia, which is confirmed by the many cultural events, international exhibitions, scientific conferences and seminars that take place in the city.

Key Facts about Riga

Population: 743,000

Time zone: +12h. (GMT +2)

Region: Rīga,

Currency: LVL (1 LVL = 1.6531 USD)

Name of city in Russian: Рига

Riga quality of life rating:

4.5/5.0 (15 reviews by our former students)

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.

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Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:46* (54% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:37* (63% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:40* (60% cheaper than New York)

Mains electricity:

  • Plug Type C
  • Plug Type F
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

Arrival Airport

Riga International (RIX) - 8 km. from Riga city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 30 minutes, 3,00 €, 20 minutes.

Main stops: Lidosta Riga, Priezkalni, Rudas, Zolitudes iela, Upesgrivas iela, Kauguru iela, Dreillinu iela, Melnsila iela, Slokas iela, Daugavgrivas iela, Uzvaras bulvaris

Taxi: 24 €, 16 minutes drive to city center of Riga

Direct international flights from:
  • United Kingdom: Doncaster Sheffield, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Luton, London Stansted
  • Ireland: Dublin
  • USA: New York John F. Kennedy

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Events in RigaBest time to take a language course in Riga

May

Street Music Day
Street Music Day

May 2019On Street Music Day, everyone is invited to go down into the streets of Riga and show off their musical abilities, whatever their age or proficiency.

June

Midsummer
Midsummer

Jun. 2019Janis is a celebration on the eve of the feast of Saint John marking the summer solstice. Most Latvians leave the city to celebrate in the country. Traditions are based in old pagan ways and involve herbs and local produce, wearing wreaths of flowers or leaves, eating, drinking and bonfires.

July

Positivus festival
Positivus festival

Jul. 2019Positivus is an award-winning three-day music and culture festival held in Salacgriva, on the shore of Riga Bay. Indie, pop, electronica and folk music from Latvia and neighbouring countries and further abroad. The festival site has meadows, forest and a beach, 5 stages and a campground.

September

White Night
White Night

Sep. 2019Early in September a cultural White Night is organized in Riga where the artists of the city stage their shows and present their performances of contemporary art.

What to do in Riga

Riga Cathedral
Riga Cathedral
Blackheads House
Blackheads House
Freedom Monument
Freedom Monument
Three Brothers
Three Brothers
Riga Central Market
Riga Central Market
Pilsetas Kanals
Pilsetas Kanals
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