Located in North Eastern Europe, by the Baltic Sea, Latvia has always been a multi-ethnic country, rich in different cultural and education traditions, and sees its role as a bridge between the East and the West. The higher education institutions in Latvia are members of international cooperation within many different fields of study.
In Latvia, there is both state-financed and fee-paying higher education. In order to single out the most able students, whose studies are publicly financed, higher education institutions carry out a procedure of student selection.
Latvia has two sorts of higher education programs - academic and professional (for example translators, bank staff, business lawyers, pilots etc.). University-type higher education institutions offer both academic and professional education, while the "non-university type" institutions provide only professional education.
bachelor's degree or a Master's degree, are lot of choices that are available to you. Apart from that doctorate degrees can be obtained in the country in a number of fields. In order to understand what type of degree that you would like to earn, you should first of all have a view of the most popular degrees in Latvia. Courses to choose from for which Latvia are famous are:
According to the European Employment services, the country has a fairly lower standard of living as compared to other European countries. Therefore students from abroad can spend more on their everyday needs.
Average cost of living per month
Food: 120-250 EUR (Meals at the city centre: 5-9 EUR per meal)