University of Latvia Rankings

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In the World#6387 of 14178
In Europe#1783 of 2794
In Latvia#12 of 28
In Riga#8 of 21

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
45%
Enrollment
17,500
Type
For-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
lu.lv
Languages
Latvian

Publications & Citations

Publications
8,899
Citations
120,510

University of Latvia majors

by publication count

Materials science
2,249
Chemistry
1,192
Computer science
702
Mathematics
694
Biology
603
Medicine
603
Physics
553
Political science
279
Psychology
259
Geography
239
Business
237
Environmental science
214
Engineering
166
Economics
161
Sociology
156
Geology
92
Art
30
Philosophy
26
History
25

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geography5495,480
Materials science85224,101
Political science1069851
Physics11126,624
Environmental science11393,261
Mathematics11946,335
Medicine122514,526
Biology125918,898
Chemistry130217,173
Geology13741,045
Economics14421,422
Sociology1474812
Computer science15254,885
Philosophy173420
History176722
Psychology18592,763
Business1993666
Art205710
Engineering2246810

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199034
19912411
19923733
19933269
199457151
199569194
199674294
1997129398
1998113435
1999111633
2000149884
2001172932
20021661089
20031991549
20042001901
20052412117
20062212605
20072543213
20082793390
20092713812
20103334302
20114295148
20124545625
20135206509
20145707087
20156237702
20165548621
20174749331
20185689601
201959911610
202060912683

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate45%
Admissions RequirementsCompetitive entrance according to the results of the centralized examination following general or special secondary school certificate
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - January; February-June)
Enrollment17,500
Full time employee1,250
Student:staff ratio14:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$1,750$1,750
International students$3,750$3,750

University of Latvia has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+++
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences++
DoktoraAstronomy and Space Science, Biology, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Demography and Population, Economics, Educational Administration, Environmental Studies, Geography, Geology, Law, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Pedagogy, Pharmacy, Philology, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Theology

General info

Alternative namesLU
Latvijas Universitate
Founded1919
WikipediaUniversity of Latvia
AccreditationLatvijas Republikas Izglitibas un zinatnes ministrija
MottoScientiae at patriae
For science and fatherland
Colorsdark blue, silver, white
Academic structureFaculty of Biology
Faculty of Computing
Faculty of Physics, Mathematics and Optometry
Faculty of Geography and Earth Sciences
Faculty of Chemistry
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Theology
Faculty of History and Philosophy
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Business, Management and Economics
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art
Faculty of Social Sciences
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association (EUA)
Network of Universities from the Capitals of Europe (UNICA)
Utrecht Network
ISEP
European University Foundation (EUF)
AUF
Baltic Sea Region University Network (BSRUN)

Location and Contacts

AddressRaina Boulevard 19
Riga, Riga, 1586
Latvia
City population699,000
Phone+371 (67) 033 997

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