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Vidzemes Augstskola

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Established in 1996, the Vidzemes Augstskola (Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Valmiera (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Vidzeme. Officially 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-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational Latvian higher education institution. Vidzemes Augstskola (ViA) 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 27-year-old Latvian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. ViA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Vidzemes Augstskola's Control Typepublic


Vidzemes Augstskola's Entity Typenon-profit


Vidzemes Augstskola' Size by Total Enrollmentvery small-sized


Vidzemes Augstskola's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences
Acronym ViA
Founded 1996
Motto Ground to grow
Colours Green

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University Location

Address Cesu Iela 4
4201 Vidzeme
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Vidzemes Augstskola Phone Number +371 64250853
Vidzemes Augstskola Fax Number +371 64207229

Study Areas / Degree Levels


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Study Areas and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Vidzemes 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 Vidzemes 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 Vidzemes 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 Vidzemes Augstskola.

Vidzemes Augstskola: 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)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Vidzemes Augstskola's admission information.

Vidzemes Augstskola's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Vidzemes Augstskola's Admission Selection Admission Selection

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

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Vidzemes Augstskola's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Vidzemes Augstskola's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Vidzemes Augstskola's Admission Office Admission Office

Cesu 4
Valmiera 4201

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

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Vidzemes Augstskola's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

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

Vidzemes Augstskola's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

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

Vidzemes Augstskola's Control Type Control Type

Vidzemes Augstskola is a public higher education institution.

Vidzemes Augstskola's Entity Type Entity Type

Vidzemes Augstskola is a non-profit higher education institution.

Vidzemes Augstskola's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

Vidzemes Augstskola's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Vidzemes Augstskola does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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Vidzemes Augstskola's Library University Library

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Vidzemes Augstskola's Housing University Housing

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

Vidzemes Augstskola'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 Vidzemes Augstskola's main services:

Vidzemes Augstskola's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Vidzemes Augstskola's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

Vidzemes Augstskola's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Vidzemes Augstskola's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Vidzemes Augstskola's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


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Vidzemes Augstskola's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Vidzemes 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

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

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • 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


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • 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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Free Online Courses

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