University of Latvia

Address : Raiņa bulvāris 19, Riga, LV-1586 , Latvia

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University of Latvia

The University of Latvia is one of the best choice for international students looking for MBBS studies abroad. With its 15,000 students, 13 faculties and more than 20 research institutes is one of the largest comprehensive and leading research universities in the Baltic States. The University offers more than 150 state-accredited academic and professional study programs. At University of Latvia, research is conducted in over 50 research fields, which represent four main areas of inquiry: the humanities, sciences, social sciences, and education sciences. At present the University of Latvia has signed more than 500 agreements with 326 institutions in 31 European countries within ERASMUS program.

The University of Latvia is one of the leading higher education institutions in Eastern Europe: its students come from over 100 countries and study in English. The Faculty of Medicine offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, both in English and Latvian. Students wishing to pursue their studies at UoL should check that the study programme is included in the list of recognised programmes for medical studies in Latvia. Successful applicants can apply for state-funded tuition fee scholarship for Bachelor's studies.

The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Latvia is a young, ambitious academic community that offers an excellent environment for education, research and clinical practice. The Faculty combines professional education with internationally recognized basic science research. At present the faculty has enrolled more than 1,800 students and employs over 500 academics, making it one of the largest faculties in Latvia. Its international reputation stems from its capacity to offer scientific institutions access to funding from both national and international sources. The Faculty operates two university training hospitals with modern facilities for teaching purposes: St Anne's Hospital in Riga and Daugavpils City Hospital in Daugavpils.''.

At the University of Latvia you will find a friendly environment where everyone is ready to help you. The city has a pleasant continental climate with relatively long summer seasons and mild, humid winters. The old town was included in the UNESCO World Heritage list in 1997 as a unique example of an urban Baroque ensemble of the 18th century.

Course - MD

Duration - 6 Years

Tuition Fee - EUR 10000-12000 Approx. (per year) 

Note: Tuition fee is different for each year of the MD course.

Eligibility Criteria - A candidate must have passed their 10+2 (Sr. secondary education) with a minimum of 60% marks in each subject such as physics, chemistry, and biology from any recognized board. 

Language of instruction - English & Latvian

The admission process is based on the marks obtained by the student in 12th std and skype interview which is conducted by the university.

An English proficiency certificate is also required. If you have completed your high school in English medium, in that case, you need to provide a declaration letter from your school.

If you belong to a country where English is the official language, you can use them to prove your proficiency. 

The above condition is not applicable to those who are citizens of English-speaking nations such as Australia, The Bahamas, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, St Vincent, and the Grenadines, the United Kingdom, United States of America.

The minimum age of a candidate should be 17 years before 31 December of an academic year.

Tution FeeTution Fee Per YearTotal Tution Fee
EUR € 10238 61428
Course Duration : 6 Years   

University of Latvia (UoL) offers two student hotels for International students “Prima hostel” and ”Reznas student hotel”. Both of them are located in Riga, Reznas street. There is a well-developed public transportation, it takes about 20 minutes to reach city centre, main building of the University of Latvia as well as Old town and Central Railway station.

The hostel "PRIMA" is located in a 9 floor building reconstructed in 2006 with capacity of 360 tenants. Rooms available at PRIMA are the size of 10-12m² or 15-17m², where the price depends on the number of beds and tenants living in the room. All over the rooms are combined by 2 with shared WC and shower. Namely, WC and shower are shared by 3 tenants on 6th-8th floor or by 5 tenants on 2nd-5th floor.

Reznas student hotel is located in a 5 floor building. Rooms are the size of 18 m² and are shared with one other tenant. Two shared WC’s, showers and a kitchen available on each floor.

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