Vidzemes Augstskola

country rank  15
world rank  7021

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University Overview

Established in 1996, Vidzemes Augstskola (Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Valmiera (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Vidzeme. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Latvijas Republikas Izglitibas un zinatnes ministrija (Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia), Vidzemes Augstskola (ViA) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Vidzemes Augstskola (ViA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 24 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences
Acronym ViA
Founded 1996
Colours Green

University Location

Address Cesu Iela 4
Valmiera (population range: 10,000-49,999)
4201 Vidzeme
T +371 64250853
F +371 64207229

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)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 reported
Admission Office Cesu 4
Valmiera 4201
+371 64250853

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Latvijas Republikas Izglitibas un zinatnes ministrija

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association for Tourism and Leisure Education (ATLAS)
  • European Public Relations Education and Research Association (EUPRERA)
  • European Association for International Education (EAIE)
  • Baltic Sea Region University Network (BSRUN)
  • EkoTekNord

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020