Autumn "summer school" Challenges of Ethnotourism and Ecotourism in Latgale and Selonia is an excellent opportunity to experience Eastern Latvia and learn Latvian language in multicultural environment.

Latvian Language and Culture autumn "summer school" consists of two parts: Latvian language learning and regional tourism practice with integrated language learning.

You will experience:

  • interactive intensive Latvian language learning;
  • practical language tours via excursions in Latgale, meeting national cuisine, traditions cultural heritage and objects and institutions in Latgale and Selonia with important role in regional ecotourism and ethnotourism;
  • acquaintance with ancient crafts and modern innovations in regional context;
  • unique opportunity to visit municipality institutions;
  • participation in press conferences and cooperation with regional mass media;
  • building new contacts with people all over the world.


2-11 October, 2020


Daugavpils University, City of Daugavpils, Latvia

More information and facts about Daugavpils can be found here: http://www.visitdaugavpils.lv/en/tourism/daugavpils.


EUR 490,00. This covers accommodation, catering, lectures, workshops, excursions, study tours, and all cultural activities.

The participants of the summer schools have to cover travel expenses from the country of origin to the summer school location in Latvia themselves.


It was possible to apply for scholarship from 1 February to 1 April, 2020.


Bachelor, master, doctoral students, academic and research staff of foreign higher education institutions are welcome to participate in summer school.


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You should apply by 15 August!


The language of instruction is Latvian and English. 

All students will be provided with language learning materials.


Students completing a course will be issued a certificate of attendance (6 ECTS).


Students will be ensured with the living place in Biplan Hotel (18. novembra iela 50, Daugavpils), that is 15 min. walk to University.


Feel free to contact us! Our team will help you!

This project has been funded with support from State Education Development Agency of the Republic of Latvia

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