General information
Finance type For-profit
Organization type Public
Abbreviation LU
Teachers 1,124
Students 12,868
Foreigners 4%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Dark blue, silver and white
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Scientiae at patriae
• Latvijas Republikas Izglitibas un zinatnes ministrija
• European University Association (EUA)
• Utrecht Network
World ranking929
Country ranking1
Quality of teaching376
Cost of living in Riga, USD/month
Accommodation $117 $185
Food $126 $265
Transportation $44 $78
Communications and utilities $62 $102
Clothing $23 $85
Sports and leisure $23 $90
Accommodation in Riga, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre$117
Shared room in city centre$184
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre$211
1 bedroom apartment in city centre$312
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking929
QS World University Rankings870
Webometrics Ranking941
Alternative title
Russian Латвийский университет
lv Latvijas Universitāte
lt Latvijos universitetas
University of Latvia or Latvijas Universitāte Riga (LU) - public higher education institution in Latvia.

University of Latvia - Description

The UL’s provision of educational postgraduate programmes reflects a dynamic process of evaluation within past 10 years. The strategic goal is to ensure the Latvian economy with leaders and managers in the governmental and non-governmental sectors, to ensure the renewal of academic staff at the UL and other Latvian institutions of higher education and research. Graduate study programmes with higher degree of selectivity, specialisation and internationalisation are based on research activities corresponding to the mission of a research university. In such programmes student numbers are average sized, the methodology is original and the study infrastructure is more specialised and expensive.

Bachelor - University of Latvia

The UL’s provision of educational undergraduate programmes reflects a dynamic process of evaluation within past 10 years. The strategic goal is to ensure far reaching accessibility to the BA study programmes, which guarantee employment possibilities after graduation. These programmes are academic and professional study programmes based on local-relevance research on subjects of importance in the community, generally recognized methodology and study infrastructure, developed taking into account the latest achievements in science. The UL promotes the development of interdisciplinary, inter-institutional, programmes of excellence for especially well trained and motivated students.

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