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 What is the RSU SP?

The Rīga Stradiņš University Student Union (Studējošo pašpārvalde, SP) is an organisation whose objective is to represent the interests of all university students in their academic and cultural lives.

What does the RSU SP do?

It is not that easy to explain RSU SP activities, but you can see below some of the many things that the RSU SP does.

If you have any issues you wish to report to RSU SP, fill out this form to submit your query to us. 

Daily activities

Taurenis active recreation festival

International Student Conference (ISC)

Autumn night tournaments


The Student Council has 36 members - all of them RSU students - representing students from all faculties of the University. Any student can become a member of the council by participating in the elections that are held each November. You can find more information about the elections in the election regulations. The Council has decision-making authority in the RSU SP.

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The board is the executive body of the RSU SP and is represented by eight members of the Board, three Vice-Chairpersons, a Chairperson and an Assistant Chairperson. The board of the RSU SP Council is elected every year. The board is responsible for the main self-government activities, implementing specific tasks, and engaging students in various activities.


RSU SP Cooperation Organisations
  • Latvian Students’ Union (, of which we are members;
  • Latvian Pharmaceutical Students’ Association;
  • European Medical Students' Association (EMSA,;
  • European Students’ Forum (AEGEE) Riga Organisation (;
  • Latvian Medical Students’ Association (LaMSA,;
  • Student Councils of RTU, LU, BAT, LLU, RPIVA, RISEBAA, VEA, ViA, LA, BA, EKA, LiepU and other Latvian higher education institutions, including Students' Self-Government of RSU Liepāja Branch and RSU Red Cross Medical College SP;
  • Student interest groups supported financially by RSU SP are, among others, the Christian student interest group Agape, the Muslim students’ interest group Ibn Sina, the organisation Cavum Oris which represents the interests of dentistry students, the International Students Association (ISA) which represents the interests of international students at RSU, etc.

RSU SP Symbols

The eternal student symbol is a skeleton couple - Stasis and Stasija - who take part in all events organised by RSU SP. 

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A black horse is the symbol of self-governance; it characterises the busy and dynamic pace of RSU students' lives.

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