English as an Elective Course for University Students

RBS English Language Center offers a General English language program as an elective course within university study program.*


The aim of the program is to enable students who do not have sufficient English language skills to understand and use this language appropriately in academic, social and professional settings. The program is offered at the following levels:

  • Lower-Intermediate
  • Intermediate
  • High-Intermediate
  • Advanced


To apply, take the English language placement test followed by an interview. Tests, interviews and classes are held at 11 Skolas Str, Riga.

Registration for the interview is right after the test. Interviews are usually organized on the next working day after the test.


Course details

Next semester dates 19.09.2022.-26.01.2023.
Course intensity 2 x week from 18:00 till 20:10
Academic hours per semester / credit points 96 / 6 CP
Fee for one academic hour 7.69 EUR
Course fee* (incl. study books and supplementary materials) 738.14 EUR

*can be paid in installments.





Upon successful completion of the course each participant receives a certificate. The certificates are issued to those who:

  • meet all course requirements,
  • attend at least 75% of the classes.

RBS Enlgihs Language Center will also assist you in handling paper work with your university to receive credit points. 


*For all Riga Technical University students and students of universities that have a cooperation agreement:

University of Latvia

University «Turība»

Latvian Academy of Culture

Latvia University of Agriculture

Art Academy of Latvia

Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences