Welcome to Riga Stradiņš University (RSU). Please take time to read the information below in order to prepare for your studies at RSU!
The Orientation Week will last from Monday, August 28 until Saturday, September 2, 2017. It is designed to introduce you to the University, your classmates and Latvian culture.
We expect you to arrive in Riga prior to August 28, so that you can fully participate in various activities scheduled during the Orientation Week.
Although the Orientation Week is not compulsory, we strongly recommend that you participate in it.
Below is a preliminary Orientation Week programme and a list of things that you need to complete prior to your arrival in Riga.
Two weeks before the Orientation Week we will ask you to sign up for various activities, e.g., paintball tournament, trip to Rundāle Palace, etc.
Orientation Week programme
|10:00||Arrival at RSU, 16 Dzirciema Street|
|10:30||Greeting by Dr. Baiba Pētersone, Director, International Department
|10:40||Brief introduction to RSU|
|12:45||RSU Student Union & International Students' Association
||Picture taking for IDs / Paying for social events
|9:30||Arrival at RSU, 16 Dzirciema Street|
|10:00||Presentation about RSU
|10:40||Welcome by Dean Smuidra Žermanos, International Student Department|
|10:50||Welcome by Prof. Tatjana Koķe, Vice-Rector for Education|
|11:00||Signing of Study Agreements|
|11:15||Introduction to the study process|
|11:45||RSU International Students' Association|
|13:00–16:30||Picture taking for IDs / Paying for social events|
Movie night with ISA – the film to be specified later
FOR ERASMUS STUDENTS ONLY
|10:00–11:00||Picture taking for student IDs|
|11:00–12:00||Signing of study agreements, Erasmus+ presentation|
|10:00||Introduction to Latvia
|11:00||Information about immigration procedures|
|20:00||PubCrawl by RSU international students|
|10:00||The E-studies / Universum workshop|
|12:00–13:00||Info fair (student organisations, accommodation, health issues, etc.)|
|14:00||Old Riga tour OR Latvian food tasting|
|10:00-16:00||City orientation game|
|10:00–16:00||Day trip to Rundāle Palace|
|10:00–14:00||Old Riga tour OR Latvian food tasting|
|20:00||ISA Welcome party|
We hope you will enjoy your studies at Rīga Stradiņš University!
For more information, please contact the Erasmus Office:
16 Dzirciema St., Block K, Room 223
Phone: +371 67 409 264