RBS English Language Center



Established in cooperation with the English Language Institute within the State University of New York at Buffalo (USA) in 1991, the RBS English Language Center (ELC) is one of the largest training centers offering English language instruction for academic, professional and social purposes.

“Our mission is to help institutions and individuals communicate effectively in a global environment. We do this by helping our students become fully competent users of the English language through facilitating sustainable development of language skills and cultural awareness in a positive friendly atmosphere.”

All our programs have a strong academic foundation, which leads to a real deliverable of significantly improved English.


For young adults (16-18)

RBS ELC offers intensive English language courses for young adults as an integrated program that allows them to improve all English language skills - listening, speaking, reading, writing and grammar at the same time successfully preparing students for Year 12 and international English language exams.

Classes are held twice a week at time convenient for young adults – from 4:00 till 5:30 p.m.

More information here. 


Test preparation course


Institutional (paper-based) TOEFL ITP test preparation course aims at familiarizing students with the test format and question types of each exam part and includes  listening, reading and grammar exercises as well as essay writing.

More information here.


Admission to ELC programs

Placement into all ELC programs is done based on the result of a test followed by an interview with a member of the English Language Center faculty. Tests are held at Riga Business School, Riga, 11 Skolas Str. The test takes 65-75 min.

Registration for the test here.



Spring semester:  April - June
Fall semester:  September - December
Winter semester:  January  – March




Please contact

Arta Praznicāne
English Language and Testing Center Manager
arta [dot] praznicane [at] rbs [dot] lv
Phone: +371 67089800
Skype: rbs_lv