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Welcome to RSU international student admissions!

The e-Admissions Portal for SEPTEMBER 2024 admissions is NOW OPEN!

In order to submit your application, please:

  1. Fill in the online application;
  2. Follow the Application Guide and upload the necessary application documents onto your application;
  3. Submit the application and admissionsatrsu[pnkts]lv (inform us) - state your NAME, SURNAME and application NUMBER (top right corner);
  4. Check the application deadlines and submit your application on time!
  5. NB! Once your RSU contact person has registered your online application (it will say "Registered" on your e-Admissions portal), you can no longer upload additional documents. If there are any missing documents at that point, please send them to your RSU contact person via e-mail as soon as you have obtained them. The contact person will upload the documents onto your online application for you.
  6. For any queries contact RSU’s International Admissions Office via admissionsatrsu[pnkts]lv (admissions[at]rsu[dot]lv)

The best way to discover Riga and RSU is to attend an Open Day at RSU! Come for a 3 hour-long tour of the University on one of several dates throughout the year. Open Days always take place on a Friday morning so you can stay for a weekend in the lovely city of Riga!

In the 2024/2025 academic year, RSU plans to admit 600 international students to the Medicine study programme (360 in September 2024 and 240 in February 2025), 88 international students to the Dentistry study programme (60 in September 2024 and 28 in February 2025), and up to 30 international students in all other programmes that RSU offers in English.

RSU provides full-time studies in English in the following programmes:

Undergraduate programmes

6 years

Medical Doctor (MD)

5 years

Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)

3 years

Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences in Management and Administration

Master's programmes

2 years

Master of Social Sciences in Management and Administration

2 years

Master's degree of Social Sciences in International Relations (MSc)

2 years

Master's degree of Social Sciences in International Relations and Diplomacy

2 years

Master's degree of Life Sciences in Biostatistics

2 years

Professional Master's degree in Social Work | Social Worker

* The duration of studies depends on your bachelor's level education and work experience





RSU Admissions Procedure 2024/2025 

Medicine booklet

Dentistry booklet

Health Management booklet

Russia and Eurasia Studies booklet

International Business and Start-up Entrepreneurship booklet

International Governance and Diplomacy booklet

Social Work With Children and Youth booklet

Doctoral programme 'Social Sciences' booklet

Letter of Recommendation (Word)

Letter of Recommendation (PDF)

Letter of Motivation (Word)

Letter of Motivation (PDF)