Latvia University of Agriculture

country rank  3
world rank  3589

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Founded in 1939, Latvijas Lauksaimniecibas universitate (Latvia University of Agriculture) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Jelgava (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Zemgale. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Laidzes pagasts, Limbaþi, Siguldas novads. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Latvijas Republikas Izglitibas un zinatnes ministrija (Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia), Latvijas Lauksaimniecibas universitate (LLU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Latvijas Lauksaimniecibas universitate (LLU) 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 81 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 50-60% making this Latvian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Latvia University of Agriculture
Acronym LLU
Founded 1939
Motto Proventus pro patria
For the Growth of the Fatherland

University Location

Address Lielâ iela 2
Jelgava (population range: 50,000-249,999)
3001 Zemgale
T +371 (630) 22584
F +371 (630) 27238
Other locations Laidzes pagasts, Limbaþi, Siguldas novads

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

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 50-60%
Admission Office Liela iela 2
Jelgava 3001
+371 (630) 23063

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Latvia University of Agriculture's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Latvijas Republikas Izglitibas un zinatnes ministrija

Year of first Accreditation


  • European University Association EUA

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020