RSU students are welcome to sign up for the Academy of Intelligence 2013/2014 has begun. Due to the fact that international students have actively expressed their interest regarding the classes offered by the Academy, the classes will be held in English for the first time.
The following classes are offered:
- Ballroom dances. Courses will begin on 8 October 2013 and will consist of 27 classes and 2 training balls. Participants are welcome to train their dance moves during RSU Academic Ball in spring 2014. The module of Theory and Practice of Ballroom Dances will start on 8 October and classes will be held in the sports hall of Riga French Lyceum, 8 Mēness Street, on Tuesdays, from 6.00 pm till 7.00 pm.
- Art and Culture module. First class will be held together with Latvian participants with translation in English. The topic of the first class – lecture about French composer Olivier Messiaen, 1908-1992, and listening to his compositions. Next classes will be held once a month. The following topics will be discussed: dress code, table manners and etiquette during official events. Art and Culture module will start on 7 October and classes will be held in the RSU Great Hall (16 Dzirciema Street), on Mondays, from 6.00 pm till 8.30 pm.
All classes are free of charge and are held outside of lecture time.
The Academy of Intelligence offers a non-formal educational programme, initiated by Boriss Teterevs, RSU alumnus. The Academy of Intelligence is supported by the foundation of Boriss Teterevs and his spouse Ināra Tetereva. This is the third year the Academy of Intelligence offers to acquire knowledge and skills that traditional education cannot provide, though, they are essential for the development of personality and often is a key to the development of successful career (such as dancing skills, history of art and music, etiquette etc.).
Registration for classes offered by the Academy of Intelligence is available online