24-hour Reading Room

Starting from October 17th students can use a 24-hour reading room in RTU Scientific Library in Paula Valdena Street 5, 1st floor and study also during the night hours and outside the library or faculties working hours.

Note that the library is closed in the sanitary hour from 7:30 until 8:30, a clean-up day, state holidays of the Republic of Latvia and the days before state holidays after 14:00.

To enter the 24-hour reading room, read the terms of use in ORTUS,  register as a user and scan a specially registered user’s student card  at the entrance.

Enjoy your studies!

RTU Non-Traditional Sports Games

RTU international students had a lot of fun in RTU Non-Traditional Sports Games 2017 on September 9 at RTU Sports, Seminar and Recreation Centre “Ronīši”.

It’s not only a nice tradition, but also a good chance to know each other better and make friends.

Check photos!

The Post-Doctoral Project for Young Researchers

The Office of the Vice-Rector for Research of RTU has announced selection of the post-doctoral applications of RTU  to increase capacity of young researchers  by providing possibilities to start their career in a scientific institution.

Read more: https://www.rtu.lv/en/science/post-doctoral/activity-post-doctoral-research-aid 

 Post-doctoral applications can be submitted from 10 August till 29 September 2017 by Latvian and foreign researchers that have acquired a doctorate not more than five years before the submission deadline.

We are within the reach

If you require any assistance concerning admission, please feel free to contact us via WhatsApp (+371) 25714286.

1st RTU International Alumni Event

The first RTU international alumni event took place on 7–8 July. The event was organised in honour of the 155th anniversary of RTU and the 25th anniversary of RTU Foreign Students Department. Its aim was to bring together former RTU foreign students in order to form the basis for the international network of foreign alumni and their future activities. During the event, alumni met former fellow students and academic staff members, as well as visited places where their studies and extracurricular activities took place.


Grand Graduation Event

On 30th June the grand graduation event took place in Arena Riga. First time in the history of  RTU , all graduates had diplomas in one ceremony, these were more than 1000 students. Foreign Students department is proud of 197 international graduates in 2016/2017 study year.


Korean speech contest

On 31 May, Korean speech contest took place in the premises of International Cooperation Centre of RTU Foreign students department at Kronvalda Boulevard 1. The contest was organized by King Sejong Institute Riga in cooperation with RTU Foreign students department.  The best speaker Dace Lešinska was awarded with 8-days long trip to Seoul.

Since September 2016, King Sejong Institute Riga has been offering RTU students, employees and other interested parties the courses of the Korean language, providing the insights into Korean culture and traditions, technology development and art.




Join Cricket Sporting League

Latvian Cricket Federation invites you to participate in Cricket sporting league in Latvia.

Join the meeting on  Tuesday, April 11,  2017 at 6 p.m., at RTU Main Building Room 317A.

 Pl. contact : 

Mr. Kartik Desai + 371 25749259  

Mr. Sundar Vaideeswaran + 371 29330125  


RTU International Alumni Event

Dear Alumni,

On behalf of the RTU it is our great pleasure to invite you to the 1st RTU International Alumni Event, 7 July-8 July  2017 organised in honour of celebration of 25th Anniversary of RTU Foreign Students Department and the 155th Anniversary of RTU.

The aim of this event is to reunite former RTU international students and create the basis for the international alumni network and future alumni events. This event will include formal and informal activities, joint meetings between former and current students and lecturers, as well as social programme. We offer you the possibility to meet your professors and friends, bring back memories of good old times, see development of Kipsala campus and enjoy the beautiful city of Riga!

Participation fee is 50 EUR (includes: 7 July – coffee breaks, lunch, dinner, transportation between event locations, 8 July – social programme).

To become a member of the RTU International Alumni Network please follow the link https://goo.gl/forms/5od6zNdIaBaXFvh62fill information about yourself and  confirm your participation in the event by 10 May 2017, by e-mail sent to the address Liene.Maurite@rtu.lv

Turkish Airlines is the official airline of “event name” and special discounts up to 20% are offered on certain booking classes. In order to proceed with the online booking tool for Turkish Conventions please visit the Turkish Conventions website http://www4.thy.com/TKC/ and use the event code 109TKM17 under delegate section.



We are looking forward to meeting you at RTU!

Lecture by CEO of Deutsche Post DHL

«Economic growth is determined by three factors: open borders, excellent infrastructure and good education,» emphasized CEO of Deutsche Post DHL, mail and logistics services company, Frank Appel during his lecture at Riga Technical University (RTU) on 24 February.

 F. Appel is responsible for global management of the world’s leading mail and logistics services group. During his lecture he talked about Deutsche Post DHL activities, strategy and goals. F. Appel pointed out that in the field of digitalization this Group is the leader in delivery services industry and pays a lot of attention to elaboration and implementation of innovations. For example, in Germany electric vehicles – Street Scooters – are used, which have been elaborated according to the needs of delivery services industry. At present, the company is testing drones that could be used for delivery and dispatch.

CEO of Deutsche Post DHL emphasized the positive aspects of globalization and pointed out that the set of three factors – open borders, excellent infrastructure and good education – was a prerequisite for economic growth. However, the goal of the company should not be only benefits measured in numbers, but it should also be socially responsible for both clients and employees. F. Appel pointed out, «the client won’t be satisfied if employee is dissatisfied».

Lecture was attended by RTU students who study logistics, international business, customs and taxes, as well as students majoring in other fields.

Deutsche Post DHL Group is one of the largest companies in the world, covering a global network in more than 220 countries and providing a wide range of logistics solutions. DHL is part of the Group that is one of the world’s leading mail and logistics services providers. It encompasses the business units: DHL Express, DHL Parcel, DHL eCommerce, DHL Global Forwarding, DHL Freight and DHL Supply Chain.