Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU, est. in 1950) is a modern, prestigious university recognised in Europe and the world that provides research-based, high-quality and exportable higher education. We offer mostly medical and healthcare studies, however, the number of RSU study programmes in social sciences is increasing every year. The programmes taught in English are Medicine (MD), Dentistry (DDS), International Business and Start-up Entrepreneurship (Bachelor’s) as well as Master’s programmes in Health Management, International Governance (Diplomacy) and Russia and Eurasia Studies. 10000 students are studying at RSU out of which 2600 are international students. Our students represent 70 different countries (90% of RSU international students are from the EU/EEA countries).
A European-wide modern university of science, with a concentration of talent, providing excellent research and practice-based education and experience.
To ensure the creation, accumulation and transfer of knowledge valued in the international scientific community, to offer excellent, inclusive and sustainable educational opportunities and to contribute to the development of society in the fields of health, life and social sciences, realizing the potential of every student and employee throughout life.
- Human being
- A team
- The result
The main development goals until 2027
- Production of locally and internationally significant scientific results
- Implementation of education appropriate to society and individual needs for building the overall capacity of human capital
Research platforms and directions
- public health
- social sciences
RSU's three main research directions:
- leading research industries
- growth research industries
- traverse the branches of science