Study in Latvia website will not be available on May 20


Website maintanance.pngOn Wednesday, 20th of May, 2020, Study in Latvia website will not be available for users starting from 10.00-18.00 by Riga time. The server will be be down for a maintenance. Sorry for the inconvenience!

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State of emergency extended until June 9, some restrictions eased


Covid-19 state of emergency extended.pngThe emergency situation in place in Latvia due to COVID-19 has been extended until June 9, but some of the strict measures in place currently will be slightly relaxed. Restrictions will be eased in the areas of education, sports, various events and gatherings, transportation, and tourism. Strict adherence to all physical distancing and epidemiological safety measures on a daily basis in all areas are still in force. 

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Four Latvian universities ranked in the THE Impact Rankings 2020


THE Impact rankings 2020.pngFour Latvian universities – Riga Technical University, University of Latvia, Riga Stradiņš University and Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies – are ranked in the Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings 2020, released on 22nd of April, 2020. THE University Impact Rankings show how the global higher education sector is working towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

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The results of the Latvian state scholarship competition will be announced in June

14-04-2020 scholarships competition.pngOn 1st of April, 2020, the application for Latvian state scholarships for studies and research for the 2020/2021 academic year was completed. This year, the State Education Development Agency of Latvia has received 348 applications from foreigners in 33 countries. An administrative and quality evaluation of the applications has been started and the results of the scholarship competition will be announced in June 2020.

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The state of emergency has been declared in Latvia to control coronavirus


State_of_urgency.jpgFollowing the World Health Organization's declaration of a global pandemic, trom 13th of March to 14th of April the state of emergency has been declared in Latvia in order to control the spread of the coronvirus Covid-19. With additional precautionary measures, which came into force on 16th of March the restrictions will affect the work of educational establishments, public assembly, movement outside the state borders and other areas. 

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Campaign about IT study opportunities in Latvia is launched in Ukraine and Lithuania


BITS-Education-Study-in-Latvia-3.jpgIn order to increase the number of Information Technology (IT) graduates in Latvia, the IT Education Foundation’s project “Baltic IT Society” or BITS has launched a campaign in Ukraine and Lithuania about IT study opportunities in Latvia. This will help to meet the goal of 3000 IT graduates per year that are needed for the labor market in Latvia. The BITS platform compiles the nine best IT study programs in different universities of Latvia, and information is available electronically.

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Call for applications for the Latvian state scholarships for studies, research and summer schools


4.pngCitizens from more than 40 eligible countries are welcome to apply for Latvian state scholarships for studies, research and summer schools in Latvian higher education institutions. Deadline to submit an application is 1st of April 2020. Latvian state scholarships for academic year 2020/2021 are provided for international students, researchers and teaching staff. 

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