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Due to COVID-19 pandemic, RSU is processing all international student applications online since 7 April 2020. 

In order to submit your application documents, please:
1.    Fill in the online application form
2.    Upload your application documents mentioned in the Application Checklist onto the online application system; 
3.    Follow these instructions that clarify some additional aspects of the application process;

4. Check the notifications while filling in the online application form. 

For any queries please contact RSU’s International Admissions Office by e-mail admissionsatrsu[pnkts]lv

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 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) has to be made electronically once you have chosen your level of studies and the study programme you are interested in. To register you must pay an application fee and upload your documents (originals or certified copies) onto the RSU's online application system to be checked and registered by RSU International Admissions Office.

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