Every summer or winter semester, you can study medicine and dentistry in Riga – without waiting periods.
University of Riga | Studying in Riga | Admission process
Realize Your Medical Dreams in Riga with MediStart and Stradins University
MediStart is your trusted ally in achieving your aspirations of studying medicine or dentistry in the vibrant city of Riga, alongside the esteemed Stradins University (RSU).
We understand that academic journeys are diverse, and grades may not always reflect your true potential. That’s where MediStart steps in. Our personalized approach, expert guidance, and tailored resources ensure you secure coveted spots at university, even in the face of challenges.
Join us on this exhilarating journey as we unlock the doors to your future in medicine or dentistry in the heart of Riga.
Start your studies in the Latvian capital next semester, without lengthy waiting lists. Plus, opt for a preparatory semester in Germany beforehand for thorough preparation. Stradins University offers small teaching groups, ensuring personalized attention from professors. Modern equipment and teaching methods meet high international standards, combining theory with practice from the outset. Admission procedures are conveniently conducted online.
With around 2,500 international students, including many Germans, studying at RSU, you’ll be part of a diverse community. Enjoy studying entirely in English and embrace the vibrant atmosphere of Riga.
Highly recommended is the RSU for its teaching content aligned with European regulations. It’s a top choice for international students, with over 2,500 enrolled among the 9,000 students, the largest group being Germans.
RSU is a cornerstone of the Baltic healthcare system, equipped with modern facilities and employing innovative teaching methods. Medicine programs in English have been offered for nearly 25 years, ensuring a seamless study experience.
Established over 150 years ago as the “Riga Medical Institute,” RSU boasts a rich history. Notably, the former president of Latvia completed his medical studies here and served as the director of Riga Hospital for Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery before his presidency.
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Subjects: Medicine and Dentistry (in English)
Expected Deadline: December 2024 (summer semester 2024) also July 2024 (winter semester 2024/25)
Term Start: February 2024 (summer semester 2024) and End of August 2024 (winter semester 2024/25)
Cost per Semester:
Medicine: 6.750,- euros/semestert (6 years)
Dentistry: 7.750,- euros/semester (5 years)
Explore Vibrant Riga: A Fusion of Tradition and Modernity. As the capital of Latvia and a member of the European Union and NATO, Riga offers a dynamic blend of history and contemporary living. Adopting the euro in 2014, this Hanseatic city shares a mercantile tradition akin to Lübeck and Hamburg, with the added distinction of being twinned with Bremen.
With an illustrious 800-year history, Riga earned the title of European Capital of Culture in 2014, showcasing its rich heritage through numerous landmarks. Its UNESCO-listed old town is a testament to its storied past, while vibrant clubs, operas, and city parks embody modern culture.
English proficiency among locals ensures seamless communication for visitors, while accommodation options range from student residences to private flats. Convenient transport links make accessing the university from student residences a breeze, with buses and trains reaching the campus in just over 15 minutes.
To study in Riga, you need good grades in natural sciences, especially Biology and Chemistry in the last years of school. However, the final grade is irrelevant. Motivation and recommendation letters have a significant influence on your admission. Here it is important to address and meet the points expected by the university. This is another of the points in which MediStart represents a benefit for you, since we will help you to prepare for all the stages of the admission process in the best possible way. You can prove your knowledge of English with very good English grades during high school or with a language certificate. MediStart will take care of all the steps of the application process for you, including the motivation letter. Request our free information pack here.