Ventspils Augstskola

country rank  18
world rank  7476

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University Overview

Founded in 1997, Ventspils Augstskola (Ventspils University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Ventspils (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Kurzeme. Officially accredited and/or 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 (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Ventspils Augstskola (VeA) 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 23 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 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

University Location

Address Inženieru iela 101
Ventspils (population range: 10,000-49,999)
3601 Kurzeme
T +371 636 28303
F +371 636 29660

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Inzenieru iela 101
Ventspils 3601
+371 636 28303

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Ventspils Augstskola's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020