TSI University Information

Latvia is one of the three Baltic countries and a member of the European Union. Riga is the capital of the Republic of Latvia-largest city of the Baltic Countries.

It is the best private technical university in Latvia.

Transport and Telecommunication Institute is a modern university providing the academic programs in the following directions: Aviation Transport, Transport and Logistics, Computer Sciences, Electronics and Telecommunications, Economics and Management.

Combining the classic university traditions and innovative technologies, exact sciences and creative approach- TSI, with the 100-year history, is the university- successor of the legendary RKIIGA (Riga Red-Banner Civil Aviation Institute) and RAU (Riga Aviation Institute).

TSI manages many mutually-successful strategic relationships with leading Latvian and international enterprises. Moreover, during and after a course of studies, the Career Centre helps graduates to successfully launch their careers.

APAC

Academic and Professional Aviation Centre(APAC) was created in 2008 as a structural unit of Transport and Telecommunication Institute to implement all types of aviation education. APAC offers full training and examination both for recreational and professional users of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).

There are more opportunities like:

Erasmus+

This programme allows TSI students to take part in student exchange to study or do practical training in foreign countries lasting from 2 to 12 months at each level of study.

Sport

Expand your possibilities playing in a minifootball team, take part in student sports games, Latvian championships and other sporting events in Latvia and abroad.

Student Self-government

It is a student organisation that aims to solve matters related to the students’ rights and duties, organisation of events at the institute, cooperation with other higher education institutions and public organisations, etc.

Bachelor Degree Programmes

Computer Science, Telecommunication Systems and Computer Networks, Electronics, Transport and Business Logistics, Aviation Transport, Aviation Transport + Pilot Licence have a fulltime course of 4 years whereas Electronics (Engineer) has a full time course of 5 years.

Master Degree Programmes

Computer Science, Management of Information Systems, Electronics, Transport and logistics Aviation Management have full time course of 2 years.

Riga Stradins University Information

Riga Stradins University (Latvia) is one of the leading and most advanced higher education teaching institutions in the Baltic region. The RSU teaching staff are professionals in their areas of expertise and are opinion leaders in the society. Our mission is to train highly qualified experts in the field of healthcare and social sciences, so they can serve the society of Latvia, the European Union, as well as the world.

Diplomas issued by RSU are recognised in the European Union and the European Economic Area, and will open doors to interesting professions and excellent job opportunities.

RSU offers a student oriented culture and individual approach as studies take place in small groups of 12, and even undergrads are taught by distinguished professors as the teacher-student ratio at RSU stands at 1:10.

Study programmes offered in English:

  • Medicine – MD degree;
  • Dentistry – DDS degree;

Total Students

7,584

Academic Faculty Staff

521

RSU ranked by QS among top 1000 universities in the world

The annual international QS World University Rankings 2019 has ranked Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU) among top 1000 universities in the world. RSU has received the highest rating in two categories: international student ratio and academic reputation. The ranking was officially released on 7 June.

RSU rector Professor Aigars Pētersons emphasises that this recognition is the outcome of a strategically planned path of development that has been attained through the combined responsible and diligent efforts of the RSU team over the course of several years. "The ranking is a credit to the performance of RSU which, just like qualification matches before a world cup in sports, opens up doors for us to be among the best. Future steps depend on each university’s responsibility towards and respect for its students and society by pursuing excellence in studies and research,” the RSU rector emphasises the efforts behind the ranking. RSU will continue work on its long-term development strategy and pursue the vision to become a prestigious, advanced, highly-acclaimed university in Europe and worldwide with its principal asset – the individual as a core value, providing research-based, high-quality and exportable higher education.

In addition to medicine and healthcare studies, for over 20 years now nine RSU faculties offer quality education in social sciences study programmes. RSU currently has 8670 students, among them 2139 international students from 53 countries. The largest international student communities come from Germany, Scandinavia and Portugal.

Other Latvian universities that are included in the QS ranking are: Rīga Technical University and the University of Latvia.

More information about RSU's performance in QS ranking

QS World University Ranking is an annual university rating recognised worldwide, based upon six metrics: academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty/student ratio, citations, international faculty ratio and international student ratio. There are over 26300 institutions of higher education globally.

According to the academic reputation survey conducted by market research company Kantar TNS Latvia earlier this year, Riga Stradiņš University was recognised as a top quality university with outstanding reputation, being ranked the highest among the ten largest universities of Latvia.

RSU also provides data to other international university ratings, e.g. U-Multirank, Webometrics etc.