Riga Technical University

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NN-coordinatorProfessor Inga Lapina; feem@rtu.lv
International Office1 Kalku Street, room 318, Riga, LV – 1050;
Erasmus CodeLV RIGA02
Erasmus Charta67827

Brief description

Riga Technical University (RTU) is a modern 3rd generation university, the largest technological university in the Baltic States, with rich history – over 155 years of accumulated wisdom, experience and knowledge and a clear future vision aimed at promoting excellence. It is the only polytechnic university in Latvia and the largest university in the country – it educates and trains almost 15 thousand students.

Ranked 1st in Latvia by the employers, this international and science-oriented entrepreneurial university acts as a catalyst transforming science and technologies into innovation, creativity and business through excellence in studies and research, and in close cooperation with the industry and international partners.

RTU is a modern, internationally recognized science and technology university, which in its capacity of education, research, life-long learning and innovation centre educates and trains highly qualified engineers, systems and technologies developers, entrepreneurs and managers as well as executives. Comprehensive modernization and adoption of the world’s best practices ensure dynamic and sustainable development of RTU, and allow RTU and its alumni to compete internationally.