Located in North Eastern Europe, Latvia is a country of rich history and cultural traditions and is a relatively new national state. Due to its geographical location, it has always been a bridge between Eastern and Western Europe.
The climate of Latvia allows one to enjoy the magic and the differences of the four seasons. Furthermore, Latvia is easily accessible by land, sea or air, and has the largest railway terminal and international airport in the Baltics.
Latvia has a vibrant cultural life. Classical and modern music and dance performances are high quality. Folk music and dance traditions are alive and play a large role in everyday life. Riga as a regional centre and Latvia's capital city offers a wide range of cultural events and entertainment, from bustling nightlife to world-class performances of classical music and ballet, art galleries and leisure activities.
Top Reasons to Study in Latvia:
- Quality education at international standards in English.
- Internationally recognized undergraduate and graduate programs.
- Education in line with the American Credit System.
- Qualified faculty members at international standards.
- On-campus education with a wide range of facilities.
- Affordable tuition fees and moderate living expenses.
- Excellent facilities for social, cultural and sports activities.
- Medical insurance, provided by the government of Latvia.
- Transport, shops and entertainment are close at hand.
- Accommodation on campus and around the city.
- Student can work 20 Hrs a week.
- Paid internships Guaranteed.
- Tuition fees and living costs are generally lower than the costs in most "Western Countries".
- Universities are well known for producing high quality IT and engineering graduates. EU membership means that a degree from Latvia is equivalent to other EU countries, making it easier to get credentials recognized.
- You will have all the benefits of living in a European country with lower costs than many westernized EU nations. The capital of Latvia, Riga, is an attractive, lively, cosmopolitan city, but less expensive than many other Western European capitals.