Baltijas Starptautiska akademija

country rank  12
world rank  6867

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University Overview

Founded in 1992, Baltijas Starptautiska akademija (Baltic International Academy) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Riga (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Daugavpils, Rezekne, Ventspils, Yelgava, Liepaya, Yekabpils, Smiltene. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Latvijas Republikas Izglitibas un zinatnes ministrija (Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia), Baltijas Starptautiska akademija (BIA) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Baltijas Starptautiska akademija (BIA) 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 26 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Latvian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. BIA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name Baltic International Academy
Acronym BIA
Founded 1992
Motto Celš uz panakumiem
Your Road to Success
Colours Dark blue

University Location

Address 4, Lomonosova St.
Riga (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
1019 Riga
T +371 (67) 100626
F +371 (67) 241272
Other locations Daugavpils, Rezekne, Ventspils, Yelgava, Liepaya, Yekabpils, Smiltene

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 4, Lomonosova St.
Riga 1019
+371 (67) 100610
(67) 100203

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Baltijas Starptautiska akademija's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Latvijas Republikas Izglitibas un zinatnes ministrija

Year of first Accreditation


  • United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)
  • Children’s Identity and Citizenship European Association (CiCea)
  • International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018