Category: Universities in Latvia

Turiba University

Turiba University (formerly known as the Turība School of Business Administration; Latvian: Biznesa augstskola Turība) is a higher education institution and the largest business school in Latvia. University was established in 1993. It has five branches located in Liepāja, Cēsis, Talsi and Jēkabpils.[1] Faculties The university consists of four faculties with main study directions – business administration, law, international tourism, and communication. It runs a total of 25 study programmes….

ISMA University

University ISMA (ISMA) ( Latvian : Information Systems Management Institute , Russian : Высшая школа менеджмента и информационных систем ) is a Private Higher Educational Institutions in Latvia . ISMA students can obtain required knowledge in the five disciplines, which are accredited by the Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Latvia.[citation needed] Economics Management and Administration, Real Estate Management. Information Technologies, Computer Technologies, Electronics, Telecommunications, Computer Management…

Ventspils University College

Ventspils University College (Latvian: Ventspils Augstskola) is a higher education establishment in Ventspils, Latvia. History Ventspils University College (VUC) was founded in 1997 as a self-governing state university college and a scientific institution. Its basic activity is to carry out scientific research and to implement academic and professional study programmes.[1] On May 20, 2013, VUC acquired scientific institution status, which shows that it has met all state-adopted criteria for a…

Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences

Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences (Latvian: Vidzemes Augstskola) is the higher education establishment in Valmiera, Latvia. It was founded in 1996 and now it has around 1,000 students.[1] History Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences was founded in 1996 to promote economic, political and social development of the area.[2] In 2001 it changed its status from a regional governmental institution to a state educational institution. Later in 2004 it introduced two…

University of Liepāja

The University of Liepaja ( Latvian : Liepaja University ) is a university located in Liepaja , Latvia . General Information Liepaja University, founded in 1954, is an accredited state higher educational establishment, which implements study programmes at all three study levels: basic studies, Master and Doctorate studies. The number of students is around 2000 divided over around 30 study directions. Liepaja University offers five full degree study programs taught…

University of Latvia

The University of Latvia (LU) (Latvian: Latvijas Universitāte) is a state-run university located in Riga, Latvia. It was established in 1919. The university is ranked 701st–750th in the world,[1] as well as 4th in the Baltic states after the University of Tartu, Tallinn University of Technology, and Vilnius University.[2] History The University of Latvia, named at that time “Higher School of Latvia” (Latvian: Latvijas Augstskola) was founded on September 28,…

Riga Technical University

Riga Technical University (RTU) (Latvian: Rīgas Tehniskā universitāte) is the oldest technical university in the Baltics established on October 14, 1862. It is Located in Riga, Latvia it was previously known as Riga Polytechnical Institute and Riga Polytechnicum. Riga Polytechnical Institute, 1862–1918 Riga Polytechnicum was first established in 1862 and was the first polytechnical institute in Imperial Russia. It offered degrees in agriculture, chemistry, engineering, mechanics, trade and architecture, with…

Riga Stradiņš University

Riga Stradins University (RSU) ( Latvian : Rīga Stradiņš University , Latin : Universitas Rigensis Stradina ) is a public university located in the city of Riga , Latvia . The Stradinsh (pronounced stradiɲʃ) name in the university’s title is fitting, since members of the family have Stradinsh Had a Significant Influence on the course of community and academic life in Latvia for over a century. The professional work of…

Latvia University of Agriculture

The Latvia University of Agriculture ( Latvian : Latvian Agricultural University ) is a university in Jelgava , Latvia , specializing in Agricultural science , forestry , food technology and related Areas. History The university originated as the Agricultural Department at the Riga Polytechnical Institute in 1863, which in 1919 became the Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Latvia.[2]It became an independent institution in 1939,[2] when it was established…

Daugavpils University

Daugavpils University (Latvian: Daugavpils Universitāte, DU) is a public university in Daugavpils, Latvia, and the largest regional university in the country. The university was founded in 1921 as a teachers’ college and received its present name on 13 October 2001. DU has become the biggest public educational institution in Eastern Latvia and is a member of the European University Association and EU²S², the European Union association of universities of small…