Riga Technical University (RTU) is the oldest university in Latvia, and it has long-standing traditions dating back to 1862. It is an accredited, fully state owned, internationally recognized European level university. According to the requirements of the European Space for Higher Education, RTU offers academic and professional study programmes at three levels – bachelor, master and doctoral studies. RTU is the only engineering university providing engineering programmes and business studies in Latvia. At present it is one of the largest technical universities in the Baltic Sea region and gathers nearly 16 000 students at eight faculties in various study programmes.
RTU has a leading role in number of research projects financed by the EU. Among university alumni there are presidents, prime-ministers and ministers of several European countries, key figures in Latvia’s business and industry. All European countries according to the Lisbon Convention recognize the diplomas issued by the Riga Technical University, on Recognition of Qualification Concerning Higher Education in the European Region, signed in April 1997. RTU degrees are also recognized in the United States, Canada, India, Pakistan, Lebanon, Syria, Nepal, Cameroon, Nigeria and other countries. In 2002 several of RTU engineering programs were approved by United States, Department of Veteran Affairs as eligible for «G. I. Bill» financial benefits.
Population in the city of Riga: 632 614
Total number of students: 14 383 (2019/20)
Number of International students: 1888 (2019/20)
Number of academic staff: 930 (2019/20)
Accommodation possibilities and costs: RTU residences
• From 69,50 EUR per person in shared room per month (3 persons).
• From 124,50 EUR per person in shared room per month (2 persons).
• From 295.50 EUR a month in a single room.
Riga Technical University
|Degree:Professional Master of Engineering Science in Aviation Transport (2 yrs.) or Professional Master of Engineering Science in Aviation Transport and a qualification of Aircrafts System Technical Maintenance or Aircrafts Avionic System Technical Maintenance (3 yrs.) Type of study programme:Professional master degree|
|Duration:Full time - 2 years (4 terms) or 3 years (6 terms) to acquire professional qualification Fees:3900 EUR per year (2020/2021)|
Civil Construction and Real Estate Management
Riga Technical University
|Degree:Professional Master in Civil Construction and Real Estate Management or Professional Master Degree in Civil Construction and Real Estate Management and a Professional Qualification of a Real Estate Economist Type of study programme:Professional master degree|
|Duration:Full time - 1.5 or 2.5 years Fees:2670 EUR per year (2020/2021)|