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Erasmus Experience in Riga, Latvia by Mario

Published by flag-es Mario Martos — 4 years ago

0 Tags: flag-lv Erasmus experiences Riga, Riga, Latvia

Why did you choose to go to Riga, Latvia?

I wanted to see a new country

How long is the scholarship? How much money do you receive to help you with living costs?

6 months. 1500 euros

What is the student lifestyle like in Riga?

Is awesome there are a lot of students.

Would you recommend the city and the University of Riga to other students?

yes of course, is one of the best place to do the erasmus.

What is the food like?

It is like the russian food, quite good.

Did it cost you to find your accommodation in Riga?

No, it easy with erasmusu.

How much does it cost to live in Riga?

350-400 euros per month.

Is the language easy to get to grips with? Are there language courses available at the University?

It is very difficult but all the people in Latvia speak english, so you are not going to have problems with the language.

What's the easiest or most economical way to travel to Riga from your city?

By plane, from Madrid.

Where would you recommend to go on a night out in Riga?

To Rock cafe , First, Alla bar.

And for eating? Can you recommend some good restaurants in Riga?

Alla bar, Lido and Cafe 22.

What good cultural sites are there to visit?

The old town, the freedom monument and the black heads.

Is there any other advice that you could give to students going to Riga in the future?

Be patient with the latvian people sometimes they are not very friendlies with the foreign people, but is cause of his history, you have to understand his situation.

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