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Course Attendee
Last Update
24.08.2015

What is a Course Attendee?

A Course Attendee registers for one or several study courses, receiving a Certificate after successful completition confirming the study results in the specific course. If you are interested in taking some courses from the UL study offer, you can register as a Course Attendee. The Course attendee is only required to have been reached the Secondary education level, which gives access to higher education.

Please note – the University of Latvia is not arranging visas or residence permits to Course Attendees. Therefore only EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and EU temporary (valid for the study period) or permanent residence permit holders are allowed to take courses as Course Attendees.

How to apply?

Step 1: Choose the course

The list of courses offered to international students (conducted in English) at the University of Latvia is available here. You are welcome to introduce to the course content and learning outcomes in the course syllabus, which can be found in the UL Course catalog. Please contact Student services or the specific faculty to confirm whether the course is going to be conducted in the upcoming study semester.

Step 2: Fill-out the registration form

One can register for courses as a Course Attendee starting the first week of study semester till no later than the third course session. Consult on the University’s academic calendar here. Register for the course by filling out the Course Attendee’s  registration form for courses available for download here The filled-out and signed form should be submitted at the Student services or sent scanned to lu@lu.lv.

Step 3: Go to 1st lecture

We want to be sure that you have made the right choice with the selected study course so we encourage you to visit the first lecture and get introduced to the professor, course content and requirements for successful completition.

Step 4: Sign the agreement

After taking the 1st lecture of the chosen course you should visit Student services (UL Main building, Raina blvd. 19, room no.125). An agreement on Course Attendee status will be produced (passport or national ID should be presented to the officer). You will be granted access to information resources at the UL Library and computer labs. Course Attendee’s ID available for an extra price of EUR 8.00

Step 5: Pay the fees

The fees for taking the course shall be transferred within 5 working days after the agreement on Course Attendee status has been signed. Student’s name, surname, status (Course Attendee) shall be indicated in the purpose of payment. Bank account specifications available here.

The fees for taking the course depend on the amount of credit points that the course syllabus comprises, usually it’s from 2 to 6 credit points.

Course level Course fees (EUR)
UL Students
(EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and EU permanent residence permit holders)
UL Students
(third country citizens)
Course Attendees
(EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and EU permanent residence permit holders)
International Course Attendees
(third country citizens)
1. Study course and final examination
1.1. Bachelor and professional education level course 61
per credit point
123
per credit point
80
per credit point
123
per credit point
1.2. Master level course 71
per credit point
143
per credit point
92
per credit point
143
per credit point
1.3. Doctoral level course 184
per credit point
369
per credit point
   
1.4. Course at Higher professional study programme „Medicine" (28401) 71
per credit point
142
per credit point
92
per credit point
142
per credit point
1.5. Course at residency study programme "Medicine" (28408) 219
per credit point
219
per credit point
284
per credit point
284
per credit point


Finally: Enjoy!

After successful completition of the course a certificate confirming the study results is issued to the Course Attendee upon an individual request.

For more information we kindly ask you to contact Student services

Student services
UL Main building, Room no. 125
Raina blvd. 19, Riga, LV-1586
email: lu@lu.lv 
phone: +371 67034444