About Rīga Stradiņš University
Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU) has been recognized as the best university with the highest reputation in Latvia, gaining the highest rating among the 10 largest universities in Latvia according to a study of the reputation of Latvian universities conducted by market research company Kantar TNS in 2018. RSU has received the title of Export Champion at the Export and Innovation Awards which the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia organizes together with the Ministry of Economics. Rīga Stradiņš University uses a modern quality improvement approach to ensuring high study and research quality, focused on continuous improvement and development of the University in pursuit of excellence. Quality policy is based upon the strategy and values of the University and it includes three basic principles: a student-centered approach, partnership and quality. In 2002 Rīga Stradiņš University was the first institution of higher education in Latvia to certify a quality management system in accordance with the requirements of the international standard ISO 9001. In October 2017 the quality management system of Rīga Stradiņš University was recertified in accordance with standard ISO 9001:2015, which confirms that as a result of the joint work of its employees and students the University has been continuously improving, developing its management system, striving for excellence and enhancing the quality of education, continuing to integrate into the single European Higher Education Area.
This program is characterized by student cooperation and active engagement in group work. Studies involve working on a series of patient-centered problems, revealing the basic principles that influence human health and disease. Medical knowledge and practical clinical skills are gained by giving students the opportunity to work with patients from the 3rd year onwards. The Faculty of Medicine offers professional education, and the opportunity to study medicine under the guidance of professors from Latvian universities and hospitals, as well as from abroad. As a student of the “Medicine” program, you will acquire up-to-date knowledge and skills, which are competitive in Europe and the rest of the world.
- Chest x-ray radiograph and radiologist’s report
- Police clearance certificate
- Proof of financial means sufficient to cover tuition and cost of living
- Two recommendation letters ( with original handwritten signatures, PDF and Word formats )
- Motivation Letter Only on the official RSU form ( PDF and Word )