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Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

The VUAS Constitution of 13 December 2007 was approved by the Saeima (parliament) in the Law on the Constitution of Ventspils University of Applied Sciences (“LV”, 208 (3784), 29 December 2007; Ziņotājs, 3, 14 February 2008); VUAS was accredited as of 10 December 1999. (Accreditation form No. 014).

On May 20 May 2013, VUAS received the status of scientific institution (registered in the Registry of Scientific Institutions), confirming that it has fulfilled the national criteria for a scientific institution: at least half of all academic personnel are holders of a Doctor of Science degree, the higher education institution publishes scientific articles and has scientific infrastructure at its disposal, and so on. The VUAS has three faculties: the Faculty of Economics and Management, the Faculty of Translation Studies, and the Faculty of Information Technology. Altogether, 14 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral study programmes are available at the University of Applied Sciences. Approximately 900 students are currently enrolled.

What are the admissions criteria?

The application deadline is June 30th.  Applicants need to submit a copy of their passport, a CV, and a legalized diploma or transcript (see the country page for more information on this). If English is not your native language, proof of English proficiency is required. 

What is student life like?

Studying is the priority of every student’s life. But a good student (or those who would like to think of themselves as good students) must know how to combine studies with rest and worthwhile leisure activities. Student life is an integral part of studies, and it is mostly taken care of by Ventspils University College’s Student Council and the students themselves. The Student Council organizes events and represents students’ interests both within and outside the institution, while students plan and run hobby groups and sports.

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Housing options.

Student housing is available in a double room for 47-69 euros per month.  Apartments can be rented from 85–220 euros per month.

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