Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU, est. in 1950) is a modern, prestigious university recognised in Europe and the world that provides research-based, high-quality and exportable higher education. We offer mostly medical and health care studies, however, the number of RSU study programmes in social sciences are increasing every year. The programmes taught in English are: Medicine (MD), Dentistry (DDS), International Business and Start-up Entrepreneurship (Bachelor’s) as well as Master’s programmes in Health Management, International Governance (Diplomacy) and Russia and Eurasia Studies.
There are 10000 students studying at RSU out of which 2600 are international students. Our students represent 70 different countries (90% of RSU international students are from the EU/EEA countries).
RSU has been recognised as the best university with the highest reputation in Latvia. Since 2018, RSU has been ranked by QS rankings (801-1000) and since 2021 also by Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings (501-600).
Rīga Stradiņš University belongs to the top 250 universities in Europe.
(in the world)
|Times Higher Education World University Rankings||2022||501||245|
|QS World University Rankings||2023||801||303|
The average tuition fees for students from the EU/EEA are 3,000 EUR per year.
The average tuition fees for students from outside the EU/EEA are 3,000 EUR per year.
Tuition fees may vary for each study programme.
For most programmes, applications are accepted until
When you apply to Rīga Stradiņš University, you will need to prove your English proficiency.