Riga Technical University – Description
Studies at RTU are implemented by nine faculties, including 33 institutes. RTU has affiliations in Daugavpils, Liepāja, Ventspils and Cēsis; it comprises Riga Business School, BALTECH – a consortium of seven engineering universities from the Baltic Sea Region, as well as Engineering High School.
RTU trademark is high quality internationally competitive engineering education based on more than a century-and-a-half old academic traditions appropriate to meet new technological challenges.
Study programs at RTU have been persistently developed in cooperation with employers to provide tertiary education in cutting-edge technologies and engineering that meets the needs of the global labor market. It helps RTU graduates to easily integrate in the labor market and to develop a successful professional career. At the same time RTU provides opportunities to pursue a career in science to the alumni who are interested in research, offering them the chance to enroll for Doctoral studies.
RTU is the largest university in Latvia by number of students and one of the largest universities in the Baltic States by number of foreign students. We are very proud because the number of students willing to study at RTU indicates high quality of education we provide that has been recognized by both local and foreign students.