RTU International Education Research Center established

According to the decision of the Senate of Riga Technical University (RTU), we are delighted to announce that a new structural unit – International Education Research Center (IERC) – has been established. The new center was established by merging the forces of the International Cooperation and Foreign Students Department (ICFSD) and the Faculty of E-Learning Technologies and Humanities (FETH).

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RTU ranked as the best higher education institution in Latvia in The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2020

Evaluating the performance of Riga Technical University (RTU) in the implementation of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goal (CNG) 17, RTU is ranked 101-200 in the highest-ranked group of universities and thus becoming also the most highly rated of the four Latvian universities in the ranking «The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2020». Read more

RTU Students Invited to Attend an Online Lecture Series “The Social Effects of the Corona Crisis”

On occasion of well-established cooperation between Riga Technical University and Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences in Germany, our students are invited to attend an online lecture series “The Social Effects of the Corona Crisis” devoted to a number of topics addressing social effects caused by COVID-19.

The lectures are held on Tuesdays and again on Thursdays at 6.30 PM via zoom conference. To register the zoom video conference and obtain in-depth information regarding topics please follow this link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIpcuytpjkuEtdgiBGr4OrQRiWvb08n-3JH

Latvian scientists develop a method to determine the distribution of coronavirus in the environment

Latvian scientists are developing a new monitoring method that will help to determine the transfer of coronavirus to wastewater and the distribution in the environment. This is necessary in order to understand what virus-restrictive measures can be implemented and what preventive measures should be taken, taking into account not only the human-to-human virus transmission, but on a more broader scale – across the whole ecosystem. The study is carried out by Riga Technical University (RTU) together with the Latvian Biomedical Research and Studies Center (BMC) and the Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment (BIOR). Read more

48 hr automated lung fan prototype has been created helping in the struggle with COVID-19

A team of scientists and engineers from the Design Factory of Riga Technical University (RTU) has created a prototype for an automated lung fan that is simple enough in production and easy to use, in order to help patients with breathing problems caused by Covid-19 efficiently. Cooperation with a number of companies to start production is already under way. Read more

RTU and the Ambassador of Latvia participate in the online event of the Azerbaijan Customs Academy

On May 8, within the framework of the online event organized by the Azerbaijan Customs Academy (ACA) and Latvian Embassy in Azerbaijan, H.E. Ambassador of Latvia to Azerbaijan Dainis Garančs delivered a lecture “Customs and Border Management at the Current Pandemic Times: Main Challenges and Opportunities”. Read more

RTU extends the deadlines for study semesters

With the Rector’s order, Riga Technical University (RTU) extends the deadline for the end of the spring semester up to 14 August, whereas a new academic year will start on 14 September. Such a decision has been taken in order to enable students to perform all study assignments and laboratory works, which have been delayed due to the emergency situation caused by Covid-19, in a qualitative way.

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RTU participates in project “Assistance in modernization of Curriculum in Kulob State University”

The World Bank funded project was launched in October 2019 together with Upsala University and Kulob State University in Tajikistan.

RTU participates in the project with it’s expertise in order to help in the modernisation process of Kulob State University’s laboratories and study process in general.

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Erasmus+ KA2 strategic partnership project called WeLearn

The project started on September 1st, 2019 and it is coordinated by Tampere University, Finland. Project consortium consists of total of 6 higher education institutions from Finland, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Turkey and Latvia.

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RTU Rector and the Ambassador of Italy in Latvia Discuss Opportunities for Future Cooperation

On 27 February, Rector of Riga Technical University (RTU), Academician Leonīds Ribickis, hosted an introductory visit for His Excellency Ambassador of the Italian Republic Mr Stefano Maria Taliani de Marchio. The aim of the visit was to discuss the current cooperation with higher education institutions in Italy and outline future development of this cooperation. In […]