• Learn Russian in the European Union

2022/2023 Academic Year Undergraduate Russian Study Abroad Programs


  • In the 2022/2023 academic year, “Learn Russian in the EU” Russian study abroad programs hosted at Daugavpils University are going to be provided in-person.

Dates for the Academic year 2022/2023 study abroad programs:

Fall semester

  • Application deadline is July 31, 2022.
  • Start date Thursday, September 1, 2022.
  • End date Friday, December 16, 2022.

Spring semester

  • Application deadline is December 1, 2022.
  • Start date Wednesday, February 1, 2023.
  • End date Friday, May 19, 2023

Entering Latvia and official regulations:

  1. Latvia is a member of the Schengen Agreement. Citizens of the USA, the European Union and many other countries can enter Latvia without a visa. The official information is available at the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs page.
  2. We hope the Covid-19 pandemic will be over and all travel restrictions will be removed.

However, as of the beginning of the 2022 Spring semester:

  • We accept only fully vaccinated students. Making a booster is highly recommended before arriving in Latvia.
  • Vaccinated and recovered persons holding the EU Digital COVID Certificate, as well as vaccinated travelers from the United Kingdom, USA, Switzerland, and many other countries can enter Latvia without additional tests and self-isolation period.

Official information:

Optional pre-semester Russian-course

“Learn Russian in the EU” offers optional pre-semester Russian courses at different levels during August 15 – August 31, 2022 (Fall semester) and January 9 – January 31, 2023 (Spring semester).

These courses will be available in-person. They are extension to a semester program and will help students brush-up their language skills before entering the semester. The pre-semester courses give no academic credits.

A pre-semester Russian-course (2022Fall semester):

  • Includes 60 lessons in groups at different levels, as well as 13 individual sessions with communication tutors.
  • The cost is 1023 Euro (623 Euro tuition and 400 Euro lodging in a host family with breakfast and dinner).
  • In order to attend the pre-semester Russian in the Fall semester, please consider arriving in Daugavpils not later than on August 14.

Undergraduate study abroad programs in 2022/2023

The following academic study abroad programs hosted at Daugavpils University will be available:

Each program gives up to 30 ECTS (15 US) credits.