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INTRODUCTION

Latvia officially known as the Republic of Latvia is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. It is one of the Baltic states; and is bordered by Estonia to the north, Lithuania to the south, Russia to the east, Belarus to the southeast, and shares a maritime border with Sweden to the west. Latvia covers an area of 64,589 km2 (24,938 sq mi), with a population of 1.9 million. The country has a temperate seasonal climate. Its capital and largest city is Riga. Latvians belong to the ethno-linguistic group of the Balts; and speak Latvian, one of the only two surviving Baltic languages. Russians are a prominent minority in the country, at some 24% of the population.

Latvia is a developed country, with a high-income advanced economy; ranking very high in the Human Development Index. It performs favorably in measurements of civil liberties, press freedom, internet freedom, democratic governance, living standards, and peacefulness.

 

 

INTRODUCTION

Latvia officially known as the Republic of Latvia is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. It is one of the Baltic states; and is bordered by Estonia to the north, Lithuania to the south, Russia to the east, Belarus to the southeast, and shares a maritime border with Sweden to the west. Latvia covers an area of 64,589 km2 (24,938 sq mi), with a population of 1.9 million. The country has a temperate seasonal climate. Its capital and largest city is Riga. Latvians belong to the ethno-linguistic group of the Balts; and speak Latvian, one of the only two surviving Baltic languages. Russians are a prominent minority in the country, at some 24% of the population.

Latvia is a developed country, with a high-income advanced economy; ranking very high in the Human Development Index. It performs favorably in measurements of civil liberties, press freedom, internet freedom, democratic governance, living standards, and peacefulness.

 

 
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Detailed Information On Education Study in Latvia

Latvian education offers a broad-based curriculum and global perspective to equip students with the relevant qualification and skill that will serve as a springboard to a brighter future. Studying in Latvia provides an opportunity for cross-cultural exposure and personal development. Latvia remains a wonderful country for studies abroad in Europe due to:
  • Bachelor / Master/ Doctorate level Programs taught in English
  • Prestigious Globally Recognized Degrees
  • Government approved Universities
  • Exchange semester or internship abroad
  • Attractive Tuition Fee
  • On-campus accommodation provided
  • Moderate living costs (400 $/month)
  • Numerous opportunities for leisure activities and sports

Latvia is a multi-ethnic country and rich in different cultural and education traditions. The higher education institutions in Latvia are members of international cooperation within many different fields of study. Latvia offers researchers and teaching staff from several countries for studies as well as research work. Universities also offer both English taught academic and professional bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Tuition fees and living costs are generally lower than the costs in most “Western Countries”. Universities are well known for producing high quality IT and engineering graduates. EU membership means that a degree from Latvia is equivalent to other EU countries, making it easier to get credentials recognized

You will have all the benefits of living in a European country with lower costs than many westernized EU Countries.

Language

Latvian is the official state language. Latvian belongs to the Baltic branch of the Indo-European language family. Although the official state language is Latvian, you will easily get around by using Russian and English language.

Travel to Latvia

Latvia is easily accessible by land, sea or air, and has the largest railway terminal and international airport in the Baltics. 19 different airline companies serve Riga airport, another way of arriving in Latvia is by ferry. Riga is very well served by extensive bus connections

Most Popular Courses

There are a few popular degree programmers available in Latvia. If you are looking for bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral degree can be earned with lot of choices that are available in Latvia.

  • Information Technology
  • Hotel Management
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Health Management
  • Environmental Science
  • Medical Physics
  • Business Management
  • Aviation Transport
  • Computer Systems
  • Medicine
  • Geomatics
  • Chemistry
  • Electrical Technologies
  • Telecommunications
  • Food Science
  • Civil Engineering
  • Real Estate
  • Construction Management
  • Technical Translation
  • Mechatronics
  • Agriculture
  • Pedagogy
  • Entrepreneurship & Management

Although a small country, Latvian universities have readily adopted to the demands of international students. Well over 200 English-taught study programmes are available to choose from – many of them even at the Bachelor level.

Riga is the capital as well as the largest city, and here you will find the majority of the universities, the largest of which is the University of Latvia. It is almost 100 years old, and teaches a number of courses in English, including medicine and dentistry.

Riga Stradins University has the largest cohort of international students in Latvia. They number 25% of the overall student population, and come from 50 different countries.

Alternative university towns are Daugavpils with its stunning architectural heritage, and Liepāja, famed for its Blue Flag beaches on the Baltic coast.

Tuition Fees in Latvia

Tuition fees for Latvian universities are relatively affordable compared to institutions from other countries in the EU. While the tuition fees in Latvia will vary depending on the chosen university and program, there is a recognizable difference in tuition rates between the local Latvian students and enrollees from other EU countries and Switzerland. Non-EU students are generally required to pay at an even higher sum than their domestic and EU counterparts.

Facts about Tuition Fees in Latvia

  • The average tuition fee in Latvia for undergraduate programs is between EUR 3000 – EUR 5000 (USD 3,600 – USD 6,100).
  • Medicine degrees are at higher rates, with the most being up to EUR 15,000 (USD 18,400) per year.
  • On the other hand, master’s degree programs range from EUR 1,700 (USD 2,095) annually for EU/EEA and Swiss students to EUR 3,700 (USD 4,560) for other international enrollees.

List of Universities

Baltic International Academy BA School of Business and Finance Daugavpils University ISMA University of Applied Sciences Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music Latvian Academy of Culture Latvian Academy of Sport Education (LASE) Latvian Christian Academy Latvian Maritime Academy Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies Liepaja University Rezekne Academy of Technologies Riga Aeronautical Institute Riga Business School at Riga Technical University Riga Graduate School of Law Rīga Stradiņš University Riga Technical University RISEBA University of Business, Arts and Technology S tockholm School of Economics in Riga Transport and Telecommunication Institute Turība University University College of Economics and Culture University of Latvia Ventspils University College