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Students enrolled in this school.
14
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
12
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

The University of Latvia consistently retains the position as the national, leading and most influential higher education institution in Latvia. In terms of the total number of students, the University of Latvia is also the largest university in the country. It is the largest comprehensive university in Latvia, with a prominent place both in the development of the entire education system and in the overall growth of the country's economy.UL is a modern centre of academic and professional studies, which, along with research in natural sciences, humanities, social sciences, technical sciences and medicine provides opportunities to acquire various types and levels of higher education for the residents of Latvia and other countries. UL has a crucial role in the development of society's academic traditions, national economy, education, environment and health protection, Latvian language and culture. The opinion of the University of Latvia substantially contributes to the public administration's decision-making.Scientific activity at the University of Latvia takes place both in faculties and scientific institutes. The University of Latvia conducts research in more than 50 research areas. Scientists from the University of Latvia have developed significant studies that have contributed to the competitiveness of the national economy and the improved quality of life. UL grows as a modern academic institution that provides an environment and infrastructure for outstanding achievements in research, studies and creative endeavours.

What are the admissions criteria?

The deadline for non-EU applicants is May 15th.  The online application requires a notarized diploma and transcripts, a motivational letter, and a CV. Science grades are assessed as part of the admissions decision for dentistry and medicine applicants. Applicants also need to include a photocopy of their passport. Students can apply for a provisional offer if they do not yet have their diplomas. If English is not your native language, proof of English proficiency is required. 

What is student life like?

University of Latvia (UL) offers two student hotels for international students: “The Prima hostel” and ” the Reznas student hotel”. Both of them are located in Riga, Reznas Street. There is well-developed public transportation. It takes about 20 minutes to reach the city center, the main building of the University of Latvia as well as the Old town and Central Railway Station. The UL Sports Center (SC) offers up to 40 different lessons in 12 sports where practices are run by professional coaches. 

Everyone can choose the most suitable course for the intensity of the load and for their individual interests. The creation of NABAKLAB is not an accidental event originating from external historical circumstances; it is the result of the spiritual maturity accumulated and shaped by an intellectual human. The idea of the necessity of NABAKLAB is connected with a call of cultural and educated people at the beginning of the XXI century to strive for knowledge and high-quality sound by creating a compelling, high-standard club. This call materialized in 2009 when café “Gauja” and "Radio Naba” of the University of Latvia decided to establish a new club.

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Housing in the schools student residences is assigned on a first come first serve basis. Doubles cost 100 euros per month and singles cost 270 euros per month.

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