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Low Soo Peng Latvia University
Low Soo Peng Latvia University
Low Soo Peng Latvia University
Low Soo Peng Latvia University
Low Soo Peng Latvia University
Low Soo Peng Latvia University
Low Soo Peng Latvia University
Low Soo Peng Latvia University
Low Soo Peng Latvia University
Low Soo Peng Latvia University
Low Soo Peng Latvia University
Low Soo Peng Latvia University
Low Soo Peng Latvia University
Low Soo Peng Latvia University
Low Soo Peng Latvia University
Low Soo Peng Latvia University
Low Soo Peng Latvia University
Low Soo Peng Latvia University
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  • 1. University of LatviaUniversity of Latvia 2010
  • 2. LatviaLatvia 2.2 million inhabitants
  • 3. RigaRiga  Founded 1201  Largest city in the Baltic States and the 3rd largest (after St.Petersburg and Stockholm) in the Northern Baltic region  705 703 inhabitants
  • 4. Distance from RigaDistance from Riga  Baltic Sea – 10 km  Vilnius (capital of Lithuania) – 296 km  Stockholm – 325 km  Tallinn (capital of Estonia) – 330 km  Helsinki – 430 km  Minsk (capital of Byelorussia) – 485 km  St. Petersburg – 592 km  Warsaw – 656 km
  • 5. University of LatviaUniversity of Latvia
  • 6. University of LatviaUniversity of Latvia Founded in 1919 One of the largest Universities in the Eastern Baltic region, largest in Latvia (23% of all students) Leading research university in Latvia
  • 7. UL studentsUL students Total number of students 19600Total number of students 19600 ((October, 2010)October, 2010) StateState financedfinanced students 37%students 37% Tuition feeTuition fee is paid byis paid by 63%63% Full time studentsFull time students 76%76% Part time studentsPart time students 24%24% Males 30%Males 30% FemalesFemales 70%70% HumanitiesHumanities 31%31% Natural sciencesNatural sciences 24%24% Social sciencesSocial sciences 45%45%
  • 8. UL sUL study programmestudy programmes  Bachelor - 32  Master - 39  Doctoral - 22  Professional - 24  Postgraduate Medical Education – 1 (35)
  • 9. Study Programmes in EnglishStudy Programmes in English or Native Languageor Native Language  Bachelor’s Degree Programs: • MODERN LANGUAGES AND BUISNESS STUDIES • ENGLISH PHILOLOGY • GERMAN PHILOLOGY • FRENCH PHILOLOGY  Master's Degree Programs: • BALTIC SEA REGION STUDIES • EUROPEAN STUDIES • MBA (INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS) • EDUCATIONAL TREATMENT OF DIVERSITY • ENGLISH PHILOLOGY • GERMAN PHILOLOGY • FRENCH PHILOLOGY
  • 10. UL Excellence CentersUL Excellence Centers • EU Solid State Physics Institute • Centre of Excellence for Basic Research in Nanoscale Physics and Applications • UNESCO Biomedical Research and Study Centre • UNESCO department at Institute for Enviromental Studies and Management • Jean Monnet Chair
  • 11. UL servicesUL services The University assists with visa arrangements Student Service International Relations Department Orientation meeting & social activities Erasmus Student Network and Student Council
  • 12. Erasmus Student Network andErasmus Student Network and Student CouncilStudent Council Excursions Introductions to faculties and university facilities Sports events Thematic parties
  • 13. Estimated living expensesEstimated living expenses Accommodation in dormitory: € 90 to € 280 per month Accommodation deposit in dorms: 1 months rent (refunded) Food: € 200 per month Spending money: € 100 per month Public transport: € 13 to € 25 per month
  • 14. AccomodationAccomodation Assistance in finding the housing Student dormitory (both local and international students) • fully furnished • free wireless internet http://www.hotelprima.lv/enghttp://www.hotelprima.lv/eng
  • 15. UL social activitiesUL social activities 11 choirs 4 dance ensembles Student theatre Chamber orchestra Brass band Applied Art Studio
  • 16. Having fun Latvian wayHaving fun Latvian way Bungee jumping Snowboarding Mežakaķis track Rodeļi Bobsleigh Catapult
  • 17. Boat ride on Gauja river Aerodium/Sigulda Zorbing in Rāmkalni Paintball, horse rides, teniss, plane & hot air balloon flight, sauna Having fun Latvian wayHaving fun Latvian way
  • 18. Thank you for yourThank you for your attention!attention! www.lu.lvwww.lu.lv linda.zidere@lu.lvlinda.zidere@lu.lv contact person for CENTAURI sarmite.rutkovska@lu.lvcontact person for CENTAURI sarmite.rutkovska@lu.lv

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