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Last Update
25.04.2017
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Introduction

Your home university has nominated you by April 15th for autumn semester/ full academic year and by October 15th for spring semester to participate in a student exchange programme in order to study at the University of Latvia. A study period abroad needs a lot of preparation, therefore, please read this information carefully. You will find the necessary information for planning your stay at the University of Latvia below.


Student Exchange Programmes

  • University of Latvia accepts exchange students within several Student Exchange Programmes (ERASMUS+, ERASMUS MUNDUS, CAMPUS EUROPAE, ISEP, bilateral agreements, agreements between countries).
  • If you are interested in Student Exchange, please, contact at first the International Office at your home university. The home university selects the candidates for Student Exchange abroad.

Once your home university has nominated you for student exchange period at the University of Latvia (UL), the UL checks if there is an existing and valid student exchange programme in your field of study.

Please, note that the faculties of the UL consider every application individually and make the decision based on the fully completed application form, enclosures and course selection. Kindly note that the UL accepts the nominated exchange students in the following cases:

  • if the faculty can offer academic guidance in the respective study field;
  • if the University of Latvia can provide with the scholarship as stipulated in the bilateral cooperation agreements (except ERASMUS+).

The academic year is divided in two semesters - in autumn semester (from September till January) and in spring semester (from February till June) Academic calendar.

 

Required application documents (to be submitted online):

 

1. Copy of the passport/ID;

2. Copy of the latest Transcript of Records (in English);

3. English language approval of at least B1 level;

 

 

 


N.B. Students applying for the Faculty of Humanities have additional language requirements:

Bachelor level programmes:
English philology (requirement to obtain B2 level of English)
Modern Languages and Business Studies (requirement to obtain B2 level of English)
French philology (requirement to obtain B1 level of French, Italian, Spanish)
German philology (requirement to obtain B1 level of German)
Russian philology (requirement to obtain B2 level of Russian)

Master level programmes:
English philology (requirement to obtain B2 level of English)
Romance studies (requirement to obtain B2 level of French, Italian, Spanish)
German philology (requirement to obtain B2 level of German)
Russian philology (requirement to obtain B2 level of Russian)

 

 

How to apply?

1. International students for Exchange studies should apply online by May 15 (for autumn semester/ full academic year) and by November 15 (for spring semester). 

        Online application for exchange students

NB! Platform for applications (autumn semester or full academic year) will open in April.
NB! Platform for applications (spring semester) will open in October.

2. After receiving the application documents from all prospective exchange students International Mobility Unit contacts the respective faculties in order to receive their acceptance.

3. Around 1.5 months after the application deadline the accepted exchange students receive the official acceptance e-mails with online acceptance letters.