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The Research Department of Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU) is an administrative entity which deals with the co-ordination, monitoring and support of research activities under the direct jurisdiction of the Vice-Rector for Science.


The goal of the Research Department is to effectively ensure the implementation of RSU's research strategy and science policy by planning and implementing the following activities:

  • organization of RSU scientific activities
  • complex evaluation of scientific results
  • creation and maintenance of a documentary base for RSU representation in external communications on scientific issues
  • coordination of scientific structural units' development projects
  • accounting and support for international research collaborations
  • ensuring the functioning of the RSU Editorial Board
  • preparation of intellectual property registration applications
  • maintenance and updating of the intellectual property register.