Riga-Stradins Medical University

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Riga Stradins University boasts one of the most modern Medical and Dental faculties to be found anywhere in Europe. It is situated in the stunning capital city of Latvia, easily accessible from the well-connected airport, RSU is popular with students from all over the world. The exceptional university and hospital facilities at Riga Stradins alongside the outstanding teaching make it an extremely popular choice for medical and dental students alike.

The Medical Education Technology Centre of Rīga Stradiņš University, launched in the spring of 2013 following vast reconstruction and adjustment works that spanned three years, offers local and international medical and healthcare students the opportunity to use advanced technological features in training and lecture rooms equipped with up-to-date simulator systems and phantoms. The Medical Education Technology Centre can also be viewed as another step towards the world-class standard in medical and healthcare education that is the objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) used to test future doctors’ theoretical knowledge and practical skills. “Besides that, the computerised lecture and simulator rooms are there to emphasise the development of e-studies in Latvian and English at RSU, so that is why we are putting together an impressive collection of video footage which covers the most essential medical procedures,” adds Professor Guntis Bahs, Dean of RSU Faculty of Medicine.

The entire clinical study process in dentistry is carried out on modern dentistry technologies, with the most up-to-date dental filling materials and interactive technologies. Additionally, the teaching staff tries to apply innovative teaching methods throughout the entire study process. As an international student at RSU, you can also participate in the Erasmus exchange programmes, which allow you to spend one semester in another European university, and who knows, maybe in your hometown!

£500 Medical Books for FREE as part of our Package!

Key Information

Fees:

  • Medicine (1st year): 9000 Euros
  • Medicine (2nd to 6th year): 10,000 Euros
  • Dentistry (First and second year): 14,000 Euros
  • Dentistry *3rd to 5th year): 15,000 euros

Course Duration:

  • Medicine: 6 Years
  • Dentistry: 5 Years
  • Term Start: September and February

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Country: Latvia City: Riga Latvia is a country located on the Baltic sea bordered by Russia, Belarus, Lithuania and Estonia and known for its diverse culture, modern cities and beautiful landscapes. Latvia became and EU member in 2004. The capital city of Latvia is Riga, which was the European Capital of Culture 2014! Latvian is the official language. Riga, Latvia’s capital and largest city, is a cultural centre with museums and concert halls known for its wooden buildings, medieval Old Town and beautiful architecture. It is situated at the mouth of the river Daugava and therefore offers a wide range of water activities, from canal boat tours to beach swimming. Riga is also a venue for cultural events in an international perspective - which is shown by the fact that it was the cultural epicentre of Europe in 2014. The Old Town, the historic centre of Riga is today included in the UNESCO World Heritage Despite being more than 800 years old this is a modern European capital that offers numerous open-air cafes, operas and concerts, brilliant architecture, from the medieval to the Art Nouveau, an old city centre, good shopping and small cosy restaurants.
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Medicine

Due to its competitive programme and liberal costs, the Faculty of Medicine is becoming increasingly popular among international students in Europe and many other countries (currently there are over 1500 international students studying at RSU). It is also popular, because upon graduation from the medical programme after 6 rigorous years, graduates can continue their education in residency programmes in Latvia as well as other countries of the European Union, USA, Australia etc. The Faculty of Medicine has embarked upon a new course and medical study development plan, which envisions the RSU medical programme becoming the leading centre for medical education in the Baltic region. The plan includes adapting the world’s best practices in medical education, improving the examination quality standards and introducing modern teaching technologies

Dentistry

Clinical training in various dentistry disciplines takes place in the RSU Institute of Dentistry – an internationally recognised dentistry centre, located next to the University's main building. The Institute of Dentistry is a leading diagnostics centre in orthodontics, prosthodontics and oral maxillofacial surgery in the region, and hence is able to ensure undergraduate as well as postgraduate study programmes. This internationally acclaimed centre for practical dentistry in Latvia provides outstanding education and the mastering of theoretical knowledge and practical skills under the supervision of the most qualified and renowned academics and practitioners in Latvia and in Europe, e.g., several of the Faculty’s lecturers and its Dean are members of the prestigious honorary dental organization, the Pierre Fauchard Academy. Students' professional instruction takes place in five departments of the Faculty of Dentistry:
  • Conservative Dentistry & Oral Health
  • Prosthetic Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Oral Medicine
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Key Information

Fees:
  • Medicine (1st year): 9000 Euros
  • Medicine (2nd to 6th year): 10,000 Euros
  • Dentistry (1st and 2nd year): 14,000 Euros
  • Dentistry (3rd to 5th year): 15,000 euros
Course Duration:
  • Medicine: 6 Years
  • Dentistry: 5 Years
 
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How is the weather in Riga?

Weather in Riga is fairly temperate; the coldest months are January and February where the average temperature is -5, however temperatures can plummet to as low as -20. Summer is fairly short however it is warm, with most days averaging about 25 degrees and it reaching thirty degrees on the warmest days!