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Due to a state of emergency in the Republic of Latvia that was officially announced on 12 March 2020, RSU is currently closed for visitors.
In order to submit your application documents, please use EXPRESS MAIL or REGULAR MAIL SERVICES.
For any queries please contact RSU’s International Admissions Office by e-mail admissions @rsu.lv or phone +371 25732611.

You can now apply for September 2020 intake!
Application period:
1 March to 1 July (EU/EEA countries and citizens of countries that have visa-free regime with Latvia)
1 March to 1 May (non-EU/EEA countries)
1 March to 10 August for citizens of the Republic of Latvia applying for Master's study programmes 

​​​​​Apply for studies in EnglishPlease see here for the Admissions Procedure on more information about the application process and read the Application Checklist for the documents you need to submit and the way to submit them.

Application for studies in English at Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU) can be made electronically or in person once you have chosen your level of studies and the course you are interested in. To register you must pay an application fee and bring/send your documents (originals or certified copies) to RSU to be looked through by RSU staff.

In the academic year 2020/2021 RSU plans to admit 530 international students to the Medicine study programme (290 in September 2020 and 240 in February 2021), 98 international students to the Dentistry study programme (70 in September 2020 and 28 in February 2021), 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)

5 years

Pharmacist

4 years

Professional Bachelor's degree in Health Care | Nurse

4 years

Bachelor's degree in Health Care

4 years

Bachelor's degree in Health Care

3 years

Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences in management and administration

Master's programmes

2 years

Professional Master's degree in Health Management | Professional qualification "Business Establishment Executive"

1.5 years*

Professional Master's degree in Health Management | Professional qualification "Business Establishment Executive"

2 years

Master's degree of Health Science in Health Care (MSc)

2 years

Professional Master's degree in Social Work | Social Worker

1.5 years*

Professional Master's degree in Social Work | Social Worker

2 years

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

2 years

Academic Master's degree of Health Sciences in Health Care (MSc)

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

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