On 20 October the Vice President of Vietnam Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh and representatives of various ministries in Vietnam visited RTU Campus while being on the official visit in Latvia. During the meeting Deputy Rector of International Academic Cooperation and Studies Professor Igors Tipans presented study programs and opportunities offered by RTU to foreign students, while Professor Gatis Bazbauers, Vice-Rector of Science informed about the areas of scientific research at RTU. At the end of the visit, the Vice-President and the accompanying delegation visited the Faculty of Architecture and the Design Factory.
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.
Enjoy your studies!
On September 21, 22 at the University of Novi Sad, Serbia, the Fourth Meeting of China-Central and East European (CEE) Higher Education Institutions Consortium Meeting and the Fifth China-CEE countries Education Policy Dialogue took place. During the meeting, opportunities for co-operation between Chinese and European universities to develop joint study programs, scholarship projects, ways to promote the exchange of students from China and 16 Central and Eastern European countries in the framework of the new Silk Road project were discussed. Professor Igors Tipans, Deputy Rector of the RTU represented Latvia in the consortium meeting. RTU as a member of the consortium will have more opportunities to develop cooperation with the leading universities of the People’s Republic of China.
For more information: http://www.china-ceec.org/eng/zdogjhz_1/t1495653.htm
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.
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.
If you require any assistance concerning admission, please feel free to contact us via WhatsApp (+371) 25714286.
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.
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.
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.