University of Latvia

University of Latvia

  • 85
    Acceptance Rate
  • 15250
  • Permit


UL is a modern centre of academic and professional studies, which, along with research in natural sciences, humanities, social sciences, technical sciences and medicine provides opportunities to acquire various types and levels of higher education to the residents of Latvia and other countries. UL has a crucial role in the development of society's academic traditions, national economy, education, environment and health protection, Latvian language and culture. The opinion of the University of Latvia substantially contributes to the public administration decision-making.

Scientific activity at the University of Latvia takes place both in faculties and scientific institutes. The University of Latvia conducts research in more than 50 research areas. Scientists from the University of Latvia have developed significant studies that have contributed to the competitiveness of the national economy and the improved quality of life. UL grows as a modern academic institution that provides an environment and infrastructure for outstanding achievements in research, studies and creative endeavours.

Entry requirements

Minimum of 60 ECTS points

TOEFL Internet-based: score of at least 72 or ELTS : score of at least 5.5

Diploma of previous education (secondary education diploma and grade transcript or undergraduate degree and diploma supplement) in original language

Education documents. If education documents original language is not Latvian or English, a notarised translation in English must be provided.

Grade transcript and course descriptions issued by the university that the student has attended. If the grade transcript and course descriptions original language is not Latvian or English, a notarised translation in English must be provided.

CV (for postgraduate studies)

Document confirming proficiency of the language of instruction (if necessary)

Passport or ID

Education documents must be legalized. Find more information about the legalisation here

Information about long-term Visa (D-Visa). 

Scholarship & funding

Scholarship is available for students from countries that have signed an agreement with Latvia. 

More information here

List of Eligible countries. 

Country specific requirements. 


Student life