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Founded in 1862, the Rigas Tehniska universitate (Riga Technical University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Riga (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in Daugavpils, Liepaja, Ventspils and Cesis. Officially recognized by the Latvijas Republikas Izglitibas un zinatnes ministrija (Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia), Rigas Tehniska universitate (RTU) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Latvian higher education institution. Rigas Tehniska universitate (RTU) 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 162-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. RTU 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Rigas Tehniska universitate's Control Typepublic


Rigas Tehniska universitate's Entity Typenon-profit


Rigas Tehniska universitate' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Rigas Tehniska universitate's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) Riga Technical University
Acronym RTU
Founded 1862
Motto The World Demands Technical Minds!
Colours Green, black and white
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University Location

Address Kalku Street 1
1658 Riga
Rigas Tehniska universitate's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Rigas Tehniska universitate Phone Number +371 (67) 089 300
Rigas Tehniska universitate Fax Number +371 (67) 089 302
Other locations Daugavpils, Liepaja, Ventspils and Cesis

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

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

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Rigas Tehniska universitate'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 Rigas Tehniska universitate.

Rigas Tehniska universitate: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
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

uniRank publishes below some basic Rigas Tehniska universitate's admission information.

Rigas Tehniska universitate's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Rigas Tehniska universitate's Admission Selection Admission Selection

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

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Rigas Tehniska universitate's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Rigas Tehniska universitate's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Riga Technical University has more than 2200 international students.

Rigas Tehniska universitate's Admission Office Admission Office

Kalku Street 1
Riga 1658
670 89333

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Rigas Tehniska universitate.

Rigas Tehniska universitate's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Rigas Tehniska universitate has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Rigas Tehniska universitate's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 300-399 academic employees (Faculty).

Rigas Tehniska universitate's Control Type Control Type

Rigas Tehniska universitate is a public higher education institution.

Rigas Tehniska universitate's Entity Type Entity Type

Rigas Tehniska universitate is a non-profit higher education institution.

Rigas Tehniska universitate's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

Rigas Tehniska universitate's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Rigas Tehniska universitate does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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Rigas Tehniska universitate's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Rigas Tehniska universitate's Library

Rigas Tehniska universitate's Housing University Housing

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

Rigas Tehniska universitate's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

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

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Rigas Tehniska universitate's main services:

Rigas Tehniska universitate'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.

Rigas Tehniska universitate's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

Rigas Tehniska universitate's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Rigas Tehniska universitate's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Rigas Tehniska universitate's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Rigas Tehniska universitate's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Rigas Tehniska universitate is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Latvijas Republikas Izglitibas un zinatnes ministrija

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Rigas Tehniska universitate's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education (EQANIE)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Rigas Tehniska universitate's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Baltic Sea Region University Network (BSRUN)
  • Baltic University Programme (BUP)
  • European Association for International Education (EAIE)
  • European Union Universities of Small States Association (EU²S²)
  • European Universities Public Relations and Information Officers (EUPRIO)

Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Instagram Instagram

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LinkedIn LinkedIn

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