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Ventspils Augstskola

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Founded in 1997, the Ventspils Augstskola (Ventspils University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Ventspils (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Kurzeme. Officially recognized by the Latvijas Republikas Izglitibas un zinatnes ministrija (Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia), Ventspils Augstskola (VeA) is a very small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational Latvian higher education institution. Ventspils Augstskola (VeA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 26-year-old Latvian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. VeA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Ventspils Augstskola's Control Typepublic


Ventspils Augstskola's Entity Typenon-profit


Ventspils Augstskola' Size by Total Enrollmentvery small-sized


Ventspils Augstskola's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) Ventspils University of Applied Sciences
Acronym VeA
Founded 1997
Motto Stude VeA un esi soli priekša!
Study at VeA and be one step ahead!
Colours Silver and green
Mascot Seagal Ventins

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University Location

Address Inženieru iela 101
3601 Kurzeme
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Ventspils Augstskola Phone Number +371 636 28303
Ventspils Augstskola Fax Number +371 636 29660

Study Areas / Degree Levels


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Study Areas and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Ventspils Augstskola's Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main study areas and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Ventspils Augstskola's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Programs and courses

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Tuition Fees


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Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Ventspils Augstskola's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Ventspils Augstskola.

Ventspils Augstskola: Tuition Fees Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
Not reported
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)

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Admission Information

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Ventspils Augstskola's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Ventspils Augstskola's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Ventspils Augstskola a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Ventspils Augstskola's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Ventspils Augstskola's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Ventspils Augstskola's Admission Office Admission Office

Inzenieru iela 101
Ventspils 3601
636 28303

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

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Ventspils Augstskola's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Ventspils Augstskola has an enrollment range of 500-999 students making it a very small-sized institution.

Ventspils Augstskola's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 50-99 academic employees (Faculty).

Ventspils Augstskola's Control Type Control Type

Ventspils Augstskola is a public higher education institution.

Ventspils Augstskola's Entity Type Entity Type

Ventspils Augstskola is a non-profit higher education institution.

Ventspils Augstskola's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Rural setting.

Ventspils Augstskola's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Ventspils Augstskola does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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Ventspils Augstskola's Library University Library

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Ventspils Augstskola's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Ventspils Augstskola's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

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Ventspils Augstskola's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Ventspils Augstskola's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Ventspils Augstskola's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Ventspils Augstskola's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Ventspils Augstskola's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


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Ventspils Augstskola's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Ventspils Augstskola is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Latvijas Republikas Izglitibas un zinatnes ministrija

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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Academic Structure


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  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

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Social Media

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