The only health care institution in West Latvia (Kurzeme) offering undergraduate medical studies compliant with European standards
Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU) Liepāja branch is the place where for over 70 years various health care professionals have been trained.
Currently the RSU Liepāja branch offers first level professional higher education in health care, offering the following programmes: Medical massage, Nursing, Physicians' Assistant and Health Sport Specialist with approximately 200 students enrolled. Health care specialists may also choose the Bachelor's study programme Nursing and the Master's study programme Nursing.
Study programmes Nursing and Health Sport Specialist offered at RSU Liepāja branch are identical in terms of content to the study programmes that are offered at RSU in Rīga. Following placement, most students start working in the same health care institutions where placement was completed.
The study process is organised on the basis of interactive organisation of the study process, the integration of scientific innovations into the study process and regular scientific research works of our students and academic staff.
So far RSU Liepaja branch has not implemented studies in foreign languages. But in case of interest, studies can be provided in the English language in all study programmes offered by the school.
|Study programme||Head of study programme||Study level||Duration of studies||Study type|
|Nursing||Gunta Bēta||Professional Bachelor’s||4 years||Full-time studies|
|Nursing||Gunta Bēta||1st level professional higher education||3 years||Full-time studies|
|Nursing||Kristaps Circenis||Master's||2 years||Full-time studies|
|Psychology||Sandra Mihailova||Professional Bachelor's||4 years||Full-time studies|
|Physicians' Assistant||Gunta Bēta||1st level professional higher education||3 years||Full-time studies|
|Health Care Specialist (qualification: Fitness coach)||Dina Berloviene||1st level professional higher education||2 years||Part-time studies|
|Medical Massage||Dina Berloviene||1st level professional higher education||2 years||Full-time studies|