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Lifelong learning is an endless road… an insightful view of the world and oneself, the forging of professional skills, the opening up of infinite sources of inspiration for individual and cooperative growth.

Assoc. Prof. Nora Jansone-Ratinika, Director, Centre for Educational Growth


Thematic cycles


We are open!The Centre for Educational Growth organises various educational activities: thematic courses, seminars, guest lectures, conferences and discussions, which are available to any member of Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU) free of charge. We believe that continuous learning is a way to success.

Support for academic staff


We support!The Centre for Educational Growth provides consultations for academic staff on teaching and learning methods, as well as the use of assessment methods for the testing of student knowledge, skills and competences. We help academic staff structure interesting courses which help students attain better learning outcomes using appropriate methods.

Innovations in education 


We are modern!The Centre for Educational Growth gathers information about new learning options: platforms, systems, applications, new ways and methods of learning, so that students can acquire learning material more effectively and are ready for real challenges after graduation.

Research and analysis


We are observant!The Centre for Educational Growth conducts research defined within its responsibilities and compiles reports on the existing situation at RSU. It helps to identify and understand the existing trends and needs, to assist in the planning of future activities of the centre in a more focused way.

Cooperation and learning


We are friendly!The Centre for Educational Growth cooperates with other institutions and universities in Latvia and abroad, develops and participates in joint projects. We invite foreign specialists to participate in the events organised by the Centre for Educational Growth. We learn a lot ourselves: attend conferences, events, participate in discussions and follow up on the latest discoveries.

Useful resources

Higher education policy in Latvia

Higher education policy in Europe

  • EHEA - Information on news of European Higher Education Area
  • ESG - Standards and guidelines for quality assurance in European Higher Education Area
  • ECTS - European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System
  • Opening up Education - A Support Framework for Higher Education Institutions

Materials on teaching and learning outcome assessment methods

Digital tools and applications

Online courses

  • EdX - Online courses prepared by specialists from leading universities
  • Coursera - Online courses prepared by specialists from leading universities
  • FutureLearn - Online courses prepared by specialists from leading universities
  • Udemy - Online courses prepared by various specialists
  • OpenMinded - Online lectures prepared by various specialists




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Rīga Stradiņš University Main Building
16 Dzirciema iela, Rīga, LV-1007

Working hours:

Week days 8.30–17.15
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