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.
The program provides for the education of public health specialists with a scientific research-driven approach who will be able to identify and provide public health solutions. Aim of the study program is to prepare highly qualified specialists for independent research and evidence-based work in various medical practice spheres such as epidemiology, environmental and occupational health, health promotion, healthcare organization, health statistics, etc., possessing fundamental theoretical knowledge and practical skills relevant to both public health and research methods. Likewise, to provide for studies applicable in public health practice and based on theoretical basis of public health science in compliance with the guidelines prepared by the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER1) on public health education2, thereby promoting development and improvement of public health area as a science and practice.
- Chest x-ray radiograph and radiologist’s report
- Police clearance certificate
- Proof of financial means sufficient to cover tuition and cost of living
- Motivation Letter Only on the official RSU form ( PDF and Word )
- Digital Publications and Digital Documents of Additional Training and Activities (preferable)