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University of Latvia. 2010. Latvia. 2.2 million inhabitants. Riga. Founded 1201 Largest city in the Baltic States and the 3rd largest (after St.Petersburg and Stockholm) in the Northern Baltic region 705 703 inhabitants. Distance from Riga. Baltic Sea – 10 km

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Latvia

2.2 million inhabitants

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Riga

  • Founded 1201
  • Largest city in the Baltic States and the 3rd largest (after St.Petersburg and Stockholm) in the Northern Baltic region
  • 705 703 inhabitants
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Distance from Riga

  • Baltic Sea – 10 km
  • Vilnius (capital of Lithuania) – 296 km
  • Stockholm – 325 km
  • Tallinn (capital of Estonia) – 330 km
  • Helsinki – 430 km
  • Minsk (capital of Byelorussia) – 485 km
  • St. Petersburg – 592 km
  • Warsaw – 656 km
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University of Latvia

  • Founded in 1919
  • One of the largest Universities in the Eastern Baltic region, largest in Latvia (23% of all students)
  • Leading research university in Latvia
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Males 30%

State financed students 37%

Tuition fee is paid by 63%

Females 70%

UL students

Natural sciences

24%

Total number of students 19600 (October, 2010)

Social sciences

45%

Part time students 24%

Full time students 76%

Humanities

31%

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UL study programmes

  • Bachelor - 32
  • Master - 39
  • Doctoral - 22
  • Professional - 24
  • Postgraduate Medical Education – 1 (35)
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Study Programmes in English or Native Language

  • Bachelor’s Degree Programs:
  • MODERN LANGUAGES AND BUISNESS STUDIES
  • ENGLISH PHILOLOGY
  • GERMAN PHILOLOGY
  • FRENCH PHILOLOGY
  • Master's Degree Programs:
  • BALTIC SEA REGION STUDIES
  • EUROPEAN STUDIES
  • MBA (INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS)
  • EDUCATIONAL TREATMENT OF DIVERSITY
  • ENGLISH PHILOLOGY
  • GERMAN PHILOLOGY
  • FRENCH PHILOLOGY
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UL Excellence Centers

  • EU Solid State Physics Institute
  • Centre of Excellence for Basic Research in Nanoscale Physics and Applications
  • UNESCO Biomedical Research and Study Centre
  • UNESCO department at Institute for Enviromental Studies and Management
  • Jean Monnet Chair
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UL services

  • The University assists with visa arrangements
  • Student Service
  • International Relations Department
  • Orientation meeting & social activities
  • Erasmus Student Network and Student Council
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Erasmus Student Network and Student Council

  • Excursions
  • Introductions to faculties and university facilities
  • Sports events
  • Thematic parties
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Estimated living expenses

  • Accommodation in dormitory: € 90 to € 280 per month
  • Accommodation deposit in dorms: 1 months rent (refunded)
  • Food: € 200 per month
  • Spending money: € 100 per month
  • Public transport: € 13 to € 25 per month
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Accomodation

  • Assistance in finding the housing
  • Student dormitory (both local and international students)
    • fully furnished
    • free wireless internet

http://www.hotelprima.lv/eng

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UL social activities

  • 11 choirs
  • 4 dance ensembles
  • Student theatre
  • Chamber orchestra
  • Brass band
  • Applied Art Studio
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Having fun Latvian way

  • Bungee jumping
  • Snowboarding
  • Mežakaķis track
  • Rodeļi
  • Bobsleigh
  • Catapult
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Having fun Latvian way

  • Boat ride on Gauja river
  • Aerodium/Sigulda
  • Zorbing in Rāmkalni

Paintball, horse rides,

teniss, plane & hot air balloon flight,

sauna

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Thank you for your attention!www.lu.lvlinda.zidere@lu.lvcontact person for CENTAURI sarmite.rutkovska@lu.lv