Living in Latvia – Learning Latvian (2nd stage)

Living in Latvia – Learning Latvian (2nd stage)

2019.gada 1.janvāris - 2020.gada 31.decembris

The aim of the project “Living in Latvia – Learning Latvian (2nd stage) is to ensure the acquisition of the Latvian language to the third country nationals that will promote their integration in the education system and labour market of Latvia. To achieve this aim, during 24 months EDC offers intensive Latvian language courses (120 hours) in total for 350 third country nationals in 28 groups with different initial language knowledge level and in four Latvian language interest groups to support the using of the Latvian language after completing the language course.

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The overall aim of the project is to promote the integration of people, who are the third country nationals and who have a legal permit for staying in the territory of Latvia, in the education system and labor market of the Re[public of Latvia as well as to improve the accessibility of services to the target group. 

The project’s (Nr. PMIF/6/2018/2/02) duration is from January 1, 2019 till December 31, 2020; the project is implemented in the framework of 2014-2020 planning period of the European Union Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund with the funding allotted by the European Union (75%) and Latvia state budget (25%). The total budget of the project is 201 553.06 Euro.

In January and February 2019, already 7 groups, namely 120 participants, have started attending the courses. Learning is organized in evening and day time groups and they take place in the center of Riga and Ziepniekkalns. 

At present there is still a possibility to register for the courses (IAC kontakti)


Level of language acquisition

Planned time of starting the course

Course times

Venue of the courses


B1 level, 

(those who have previously mastered A2 level; have certificate)


2 - 3 times a week

Dzirnavu iela 34a-8, Premises of the Education development center (EDC) 


A1 level,  beginners


Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday from
14:00– 16:30

Rīga, Bruknas iela 5,
Rīgas 95.vidusskola (Riga Secondary school No. 95)

Room 413.


A1 level,  beginners

September 2019

2-3 times a week from
10:30– 13:00

Premises in the center of Riga


A2 level,   

(those who have previously mastered A1 level; have certificate )


September 2019


2- 3 times a week 


Premises in the center of Riga


Project team:

Project manager - Linda Kluša,
Project pedagogical manager - Aija Kalve
Coordinator of the target group - Līga Puniņa
Accountant - Aija Rusiņa