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RSU’s motto is excellence and innovation. Although the University has been named after the capital city of Riga and one of the most prominent figures in Latvian medicine – Professor Pauls Stradiņš, we believe that the abbreviation “RSU” also stands for our values:

Remarkable change and development

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Student-centredness

  • All healthcare study programmes nationally accredited until 2023
  • Recognised as a student-centred institution by international experts of the PASCL programme by the European Students’ Union
  • Personalised approach to learning - class size of 14 and low student-teacher ratio of 13:1 in clinical subjects
  • Close affiliation with leading hospitals in Riga and regions of Latvia
  • Internships at partner hospitals in Germany
  • Majority of teaching staff - medical professionals and/or researchers
  • English language proficiency of teaching staff regularly tested
  • Continuous education for teaching staff at RSU’s Centre for Educational Growth
  • Student feedback through course evaluations and other instruments highly valued
  • Academic excellence scholarships for international students
  • More than 150 Erasmus+ partner universities
  • Mentor programme for international students
  • Individual support to international applicants by the International Admissions Office throughout the application process
  • Orientation Week with diverse activities for new international students
  • Cultural and social events for international students

Uniqueness