Our only centre outside Russia is wonderfully located on one of the inner city boulevards of Riga, right between the main railway station and the National Opera. To reach the historic centre of Riga, a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site, you just need to cross the small canal on the other side of the boulevard. The whole inner city can easily be discovered walking. There are plenty of bars, coffee-shops and restaurants within easy reach of our Russian language school.
For a map of the neighbourhood and directions how to find us, please refer to our “contact us” section. The Liden & Denz Intercultural Institute of Languages Riga is located on the second floor of a historical building, featuring ten spacious classrooms, all with natural light and equipped with state of the art technology. There is a nice lounge area with vending machines and a computer lab. WiFi is free of charge for all students. Adjacent to the classrooms, on the same floor, there is a small but very popular student apartment (shared flat). The inner courtyard provides another cosy place to hang out and is frequently used for barbecues.
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is the owner and director of the Liden & Denz Intercultural Institute of Languages Riga. She has a degree in Business Studies as well as a first class honours degree in Law. When the school applied for Latvian state accreditation, Nora completed a second degree in pedagogy as this is a requirement for school directors in Latvia.
“Riga is a perfect place where you can meet hospitable and welcoming people and enjoy the historical heritage (Gothic churches, medieval buildings, Art Nouveau structures) or get to know the dynamic cultural life offered in its various manifestations."
Guna Gabrāne (born 1960) graduated from the Liepaja State Pedagogical Institute with a Master degree in Pedagogics and has over 20 years of work experience.
Since her promotion to the role of Director of Studies in 2010 Guna has been successfully overseeing all academic matters at our Riga campus, gradually introducing new teaching techniques and developing new programmes.
“It is a pleasure to witness how our students progress with their Russian each day they spend in our classrooms. Determined students motivate also our teachers and this helps immensely to reach the individual goals set by our students."
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How to find us
Our language centre is located on Raina Bulvard (Raiņa Bulvāris), very near Riga Pаsаzieru (Main railway station). When exiting the train terminal, use the underpass crossing Satekles iela (street) in direction Opera. We are located in the adjacent building of the Opera Hotel (to the left) sharing the entrance with Tiger hostel. Entrance to the Liden & Denz Riga centre will be through the entrance arch, the code is 486.