Rigas Stradina Universitate

country rank  7
world rank  5627

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University Overview

Founded in 1950, Rigas Stradina Universitate (Riga Stradins University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Riga (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Liepâja. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Latvijas Republikas Izglitibas un zinatnes ministrija (Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia), Rigas Stradina Universitate (RSU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Rigas Stradina Universitate (RSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 69 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Latvian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Riga Stradins University
Acronym RSU
Founded 1950
Motto Ars longa, vita brevis
Art is long, life is short
Colours Red and silver

University Location

Address Dzirciema iela 16
Riga (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
1007 Riga
T +371 67409262
F +371 67471815
Other locations Liepâja

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Dzirciema iela 16
Riga 1007
+371 67409066

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Rigas Stradina Universitate's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020