• Study Russian abroad in Daugavpils, Latvija
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Semester Abroad Program in Russian Language, Literature and Culture

This customized semester-long program is offered by the Department of Russian and Slavic Linguistics at Daugavpils University.

Daugavpils University will award up to 30 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits – the equivalent of 15 US university credits.

No visa is required to study in Latvia for citizens of the United States, Canada, European Union member states, and many other countries.

The program contains the following parts:

  • Two study modules – A. Russian as a Foreign Language and B. Russian Literature and Culture.
  • Diverse elective course options in Russian Literature and Culture.
  • Russian language instruction provided at Intermediate, Advanced, and Superior target proficiency levels.
  • Accommodation with Russian-speaking host families.
  • Native Russian-speaking student communication partners.
  • Excursions, field trips, cultural and athletic activities.
  • Local health insurance, two-way airport transfer, a local mobile phone and a full orientation.
  • Optional guided trip to Russia or Belarus. Visas can be obtained from consulates located in Daugavpils.
  • Full linguistic and cultural immersion in the most Russian city of the European Union.
  • Full-time in-country support.

 

ECTS credits

Russian Language, in a group 15
Russian Literature and Culture, in a group 9
Elective Courses in Russian Literature and Culture 6
Total 30

Program Costs

Participation Confirmation Fee 100 Euro (non-refundable)
Program Fee

Tuition Fee

Housing Fee (host family)

 

5800 Euro

2400 Euro

PROGRAM TOTAL: 8200 Euro

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Daugavpils University awards 30 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits, which is the equivalent of 15 US university credits.

Daugavpils University awards 30 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits, which is the equivalent of 15 US university credits
Accommodation with a Russian-speaking host family

Accommodation with a Russian-speaking host family.

Two-way airport transfer, orientation upon arrival, local mobile phone, and more

Two-way airport transfer, orientation upon arrival, local mobile phone, and more.

Excursions, field trips, cultural and sports activities.

Excursions, field trips, cultural and sports activities. Optional guided trip to Russia or Belarus

Safe and comfortable living in Russian-speaking environment.

Safe and comfortable living in Russian-speaking environmen

COURSES OFFERED

RUSSIAN AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE – 15 ECTS credits

Enrollment is available to groups of different proficiency goals

RUSSIAN LITERATURE AND CULTURE – 9 ECTS credits

RUSSIAN LITERATURE AND CULTURE – ELECTIVE COURSES – 6 ECTS credits

Course syllabi are available here.

Lessons with individual tutors from the Department of Russian and Slavic Linguistics

Lessons with individual tutors from the Department of Russian and Slavic Linguistics.

Full-time in-country support.

Full-time in-country support
Native Russian student communication partners from Daugavpils University

Native Russian student communication partners from Daugavpils University.

Local health insurance.

Local health insurance

Full language and cultural immersion in the most Russian city of the European Union.

Full language and cultural immersion in the most Russian city of the European Union