The Scholarships of The Erasmus+ Programme

The new application period for the scholarships of the Erasmus+ programme is open.

Apply for the Erasmus+ scholarship and enjoy a study or a traineeship period in Europe.

Application deadlines for submitting online application at OutgoingExchange.rtu.lv

  • 25 September 2018 (for studies in spring semester 2019/2020);
  • 31 October 2018 (for traineeships).

Prerequisites for Candidates – Erasmus+ programme is available for all RTU students from all specializations and levels of higher education. To apply for Erasmus+ scholarship, a student has to be registered at least as the 3rd semester student at Bachelor level or the 2nd semester student at Master level. The student must have adequate grades (weighted average grade cannot be lower than 6.0), no academic or financial debts, good knowledge of English, German or another language of the EU Member States, and a well-defined objective for participating in a mobility.

To get more information about Erasmus+ programme and to know tips and tricks for successful application and Erasmus mobility, join our informational events in September. For further information visit – “Study mobility”, “Traineeship mobility, “Erasmus+ partner universities”. Read the provided information!

In case of additional questions, contact Ms Inga Riharda via inga.riharda@rtu.lv, +37167089067, +37125739079 (also WhatsApp) or visit us in Kalku 1-302.

Summer School “Robotics. Real-Life Applications of Intelligent Design”

From July 2 to 27, 2018, Riga Technical University (RTU) Foreign Students Foundation and Short-Term Courses Unit organized its 3rd  international summer camp “Robotics. Real-Life Applications of Intelligent Design “, where 27 students from 10 countries – Australia, USA, Mexico, Kazakhstan, China, Moldova, India, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan and France – perfects practical and theoretical knowledge in robotics, 3D modeling, artificial intelligence and other areas related to the industry. The aim of the summer school is not only to provide international students with high-quality knowledge from RTU faculty members and industry representatives who provide with the necessary theoretical and practical information in developing a functioning robot, but also – to promote a deeper understanding of the Latvian language, culture, history and education. Incorporated activities related to the Latvian language and culture in the summer school program, its organizers hope to enhance the recognition of Latvia abroad and to promote co-operation between RTU and higher education institutions in engineering fields. In this context, the organizers of the summer school – the RTU Foreign Students Foundation and Short-Term Course Unit – are grateful to the State Education Development Agency for the financial support provided to 10 students from 7 countries http://viaa.gov.lv/eng/scholarships  The Robo Camp Summer School students used the possibilities offered by the RTU Design Factory Laboratory “the LAB” and the “Latvenergo” Creative Laboratory – 3D printing, laser cutting, soldering, etc. Moreover, the summer school organizers want to express gratitude to the RTU Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology and robot development company “RobotNest” for providing intellectual and technical support. Besides all the activities and practical classes organized students were introduced to Latvian companies representing information technology, mechanics, mechatronics and electronics during the summer school. Robo Camp hosts such companies as HansaMatrix, Mass Portal, Giraffe 360 ​​and SAF Tehnika.

Summer School “Cultural Shock and Social Innovations”

This summer from July 9 to 23, 2018, the Riga Technical University (RTU) organized the summer school “Cultural shock and social innovations”, the scientific program was developed especially for 30 students from the RTU partner higher education institution in France – the EPITA (Computer Science Academy). In organizing this Summer School, its organizers – RTU Foreign Students Foundation and Short-Term Courses Unit – upon request of the partner institution, adapted the scientific content of the event to the study profile of the participants. Namely, students were invited, using their computer literacy skills, to develop projects in areas such as cultural change, urban social ecosystems, sustainable and social entrepreneurship. At the same time as lectures and IT-related companies such as Draugiem Group and DATI Grupa, students were offered several discussion evenings where they discussed with their RTU representatives the ideas of their projects and issues related to their development. At the end of the summer school, students from France successfully defended their projects under the guidance of an international commission composed of representatives from RTU and its partner universities – Kyungpook National University in Korea, Tirana Polytechnic University of Tirana in Albania and the University of Kadi Ayyad University) in Morocco.

  

Summer School “International Relations and Globalization”

This year from July 9 to 23, 2018, 33 participants from Russia have visited Riga Technical University (RTU), with the aim of supplementing their knowledge in English and Spanish, social innovation, intercultural communication and international relations. The summer school for Russian students is organized for the fifth time, and this year they had an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the activities of various Latvian states and local governmental institutions. For example, participants visited the Riga City Council, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia, and the Riga Freeport Authority. The summer school participats apart from attending various events related to Latvian language, culture and history organized by International Students Foundation and Short-Term Programme Unit, also participated in the international football tournament, thus forming international contacts with other RTU summer school participants from France, Australia, Ukraine, Moldova, Meksikas, US etc.