Study in Latvia

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Latvia At A Glance

Latvia is a country of rich history and cultural traditions and a relatively new national state. Higher education and academic mobility is a national tradition in Latvia. The tradition is even stronger today with the existence of 60 state and private colleges, university colleges and universities. The number of students attending higher education studies has also steadily increased.

Culture

The culture in Latvia has a strong influence by Latvian folklore and by the people of the country and how attached they are to their homeland. Many Christian rituals are interwined with ancient customs. Pagan symbols which are geometric, are still seen throughout the applied arts of Latvia.

Weather      

Latvia is located in such a geographical zone, which allows one to enjoy the magic and the differences of the four seasons, which is mostly not possible elsewhere in Europe. Therefore the climate in Latvia is mild and humid, without extreme fluctuations in temperature.

Nevertheless Latvia has four pronounced seasons-winter, spring, autumn and summer.

The summer climate in Latvia is warm an average temperature of 17 degree C, the peak occasionally going as high as 30 degree C. During spring and autumn weather is relatively mild but variable, generally humid with the average temperature around 10 degree C. Fall is popular with nature lovers due to colorful leafage.

Winters in Latvia usually starts in mid-December and last till mid-March. The average temperature in winter is around -6 degree C.

Why Study in Latvia? 

Latvian education offers a broad-based curriculum and global perspective to equip students with the relevant qualification and skill that will serve as a spring board to a brighter future. The capital of Latvia, Riga is famous for some of the best Art Nouveau architecture in Europe. Studying in Latvia provides an opportunity for cross-cultural exposure and personal development. Latvia remains a wonderful country for studies abroad in Europe due to:

  • Bachelor/ Master/ Doctorate level Programs taught in English
  • Prestigious Globally Recognized Degrees
  • Government approved Universities
  • Attractive Tuition fee
  • Exchange semester or internship abroad
  • On-campus accommodation provided
  • Moderate living costs(400$/month)
  • Numerous opportunities for leisure activities and sports

 

Language

Latvian is the official state language. Latvian belongs to the Baltic branch of the Indo-European language family. Although the official state language is Latvian, you will easily get around by using Russian and English languages.

 

Travel to Latvia

 Latvia is easily accessible by land, sea or air, and has the largest railway terminal and international airport in the Baltics. 19 different airline companies serve Riga airport, another way of arriving in Latvia is by ferry. Riga is very well served by extensive bus connections.

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