The Ultimate Guide to Studying in in 2024

With EDMUNDO you can access 11 universities in

Daily expenses in Latvia are generally lower compared to other European countries.

For a nation with just over two million inhabitants, Latvia boasts an impressive array of higher education options, comprising 59 universities and colleges.

The courses available in foreign languages, predominantly English and Russian with some offerings in German and Scandinavian languages, span a wide range of fields, including Architecture to Social Sciences. Notably, Medical studies and qualifications in the aviation industry are among the most sought-after study choices in the country.

Universities 11
Programs 199
Int. students 4,864
Students 37,890
Academic staff 1,580

Why should you choose to be a student in ?

Top Education & Facilities

Many Latvian universities are now getting into the European academic rankings, due to massive financial investments over the past few years.

Affordable tuition fees

Higher education in the Latvia is very accessible as annual tuition fees for students from an EU country starts €2,200 per year. Also, the cost of living is a lot cheaper than in other European countries.

Entirely English-taught

The Latvian Universities offer study programmes completely taught in English.

Innovative teaching

The Latvian education system is renowned for its emphasis on innovative and problem-solving learning methods.

11 institutions to choose from in

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1501+ World Wide Ranking

Liepaja University (Liepaja)

Liepaja University is accredited state higher educational establishment, which implements study programmes at all three study levels: basic studies, Master and Doctorate studies. Every year about 30 study programmes are implemented. University offers full-time and part-time studies.
4 available
601 - 800 World Wide Ranking

Riga Stradins University (Riga)

Riga Stradins University is open to new challenges, creative people and new ideas, which can ensure the highest quality in any field. Riga Stradins University trains not only doctors, dentists, pharmacists and nurses, but also specialists in rehabilitation, public healthcare,...
4 available
1201 - 1500 World Wide Ranking

Riga Technical University (Riga)

Riga Technical University is the largest technological university in the Baltic States with rich history and clear future vision aimed at promoting excellence in student academic results, research, and global issues in cooperation with the industry and foreign partners. We...
28 available

Turiba University (Riga)

Turiba University has received recognition of employers and ranked in the top position of the most recognized universities. 99.61% of graduates are employed – it is the highest employment rate among Latvian universities, furthermore, more than 80% university students is...
12 available
801 - 1000 World Wide Ranking

University of Latvia (Riga)

The University of Latvia promotes the development of Latvian society and state, guarantees the students an opportunity to acquire excellent higher education and professional skills, as well as pursue personal development through scientific and creative work.
12 available

Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences (Valmiera)

Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences (ViA) is a state higher education institution, which offers 17 study programmes at the Faculty of Society and Science and the Faculty of Engineering. ViA offers high-quality and flexible study programmes that successfully balance theory...
1 available

Why apply with EDMUNDO?

Active Community

You will have access to the wider EDMUNDO community of young people who study abroad and this will allow you to find out detailed information about their international personal and academic experience and even make friends with your future university colleagues.

Personalized Counseling

Working with an EDMUNDO counsellor will enable you to find the programmes and universities that best match your academic and career objectives. Counsellors are equipped with comprehensive knowledge about the educational systems and are prepared to answer all of your questions.

Top Application File

EDMUNDO counsellors master all the information and the best practices needed to guide you and help you prepare a strong application file that will maximize your chances of being admitted to your chosen universities, while closely observing all requirements and deadlines.

Constant Support

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Why you should become an international student?

Profitable Investment

Studying abroad in a well-recognized university with academic programmes focusing primarily on practice and relevant industry partnerships will better prepare you to become a successful professional, all this translating into a positive return on your educational investment.

Unique Experience

As an international student in an international campus you will live memorable academic and life experiences. You will have around you students from all over the world, experiencing different cultures, exploring academic and career opportunities while also having tons of fun!

Personal Development

The application process, the academic experience, communicating in a foreign language with people from all over the world and managing your life in a foreign country will make you a well-rounded and responsible individual.

Quality Education

Top worldwide educational systems place a lot of emphasis on the employability of their graduates and student performance is their most important performance indicator. Therefore, universities are well equipped and teaching relies mainly on the application of knowledge.

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Discovering Latvia: A Geographical and Cultural Marvel

Latvia, situated at the confluence of northern and Eastern Europe, graces the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea. It shares borders with Estonia to the north, Russia and Belarus to the east, Lithuania to the south, and has a maritime boundary with Sweden to the west. This strategic location also connects it with neighboring countries like Finland, Poland, and Germany.

The nation is renowned for its enchanting coastline and vast pine forests, adding to its natural allure.

Nestled in a geographical zone that embraces the wonders of all four seasons, Latvia offers a magical experience not easily found elsewhere in Europe. The climate is mild and humid, characterized by gentle temperature fluctuations. Despite changeable weather conditions, the country distinctly experiences winter, spring, summer, and autumn.

Latvia boasts a rich historical heritage and vibrant cultural traditions. For a millennium, this land in North-East Europe has been home to Baltic and Finno-Ugric tribes. Its strategic position between East and West has historically attracted foreign conquerors, leaving a lasting cultural impact on Latvia’s architecture, infrastructure, style, and character. The rule of the Germans, Swedes, Poles, and Russians has all contributed to the nation’s unique identity.

The 19th century marked the awakening of Latvian national identity, laying the foundation for the establishment of an independent state in the 20th century. Presently, Latvia proudly stands as a member of the European Union, embracing its democratic, parliamentary republic status, with parliamentary elections held every four years.

As an active participant in the global arena, Latvia holds membership in prestigious organizations such as the United Nations, European Union, Council of Europe, NATO, Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe, International Monetary Fund, and World Trade Organisation. It also actively contributes to the Council of the Baltic Sea States and the Nordic Investment Bank.

Latvia’s captivating blend of geography, history, and culture makes it an exceptional destination for exploration and appreciation.

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