On 21st June, the Saeima of the Republic of Latvia adopted and the Latvian President proclaimed, the Law on Rīga Stradiņš University’s Constitution. From 22nd June, the Medical Academy of Latvia was renamed to Rīga Stradiņš University.
On 26th June, the Senate adopted a decision to reorganize the European Integration Institute, creating the Faculty of European Studies with four departments: Regional Economics and Business, Political Science, Sociology and Communication Studies.
On 13th December, RSU was granted an ISO 9001:2000 Certificate, which acknowledged its standard of quality and defined its areas of operation: higher education, the evaluation of post-graduate education, knowledge and skill, the evaluation of the results of research, education, higher professional education, the conferring of documents confirming academic and scientific degrees and research.
The ISO 9001:2000 Certificate bestowed on RSU.
Academic Jānis Stradiņš congratulates RSU on the bestowal of the ISO Certificate.