IH Riga

IH Riga is a modern language school in Riga, Latvia. The school was founded in 1993 and it is located in the historic centre of the city. As a Teacher Training Centre we offer Cambridge CELTA, the IHCYLT, IH VYL, Delta Module One Preparation and other courses.

We have grown to be one of the largest private language schools in Riga employing over 60 members of staff.

We teach students of all ages from three years old and our school offers English, German, Latvian, Spanish, Italian and French courses. We teach General English, exam preparation classes and some business courses. Ninety-five percent of classes are in-school.

Riga is a large modern city with a medieval heart and art nouveau districts so there are always plenty of things to do and see. The main cultural and entertainment attractions in Riga are all within easy walking distance. The famous Jurmala beach resort is close to the city.

Our teachers enjoy an active social life in Riga. The school organises trips to places of local interest and parties at least three times a year. Some of our native speaker teachers have been with for more than 20 years, which shows both the quality of the teachers we employ and the respect with which we treat them in a very pleasant working environment.

Working with us is an opportunity to work as part of an exceptional team of dedicated teachers. Our teachers collaborate and shares ideas all year round in our spacious and well-equipped staff room. The teachers' room complex is large and airy with a large stock of methodology and resource books for all ages and levels. All full-time teachers have their own classrooms which have WiFi access.


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Latvian
  • Spanish

Specialist Courses

  • Young Learners Courses
  • Corporate and Business Courses
  • Cambridge, IELTS or other Exam Preparation Courses

IH Riga is currently the only active CELTA centre in the Latvia and was the first to be opened in any of the Baltic States.

We offer full-time CELTA courses in July and August every year and sometimes in February/March depending on interest.

IH Riga is able to offer non-local course participants reasonably priced accommodation, bills included.

We are also able to offer International House Courses such as the IHCYLT and the IH VYL. We need a minimum of six particpants to start a course.

Additionally, we run bespoke training courses for local university and state school teachers upon request.

Teacher Training Courses

CELTA Centre

IH Riga is a CELTA Centre


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