Riga Technical University (RTU) is a modern 3rd generation university situated in Riga, the capital of Latvia. It is the largest technological university in the Baltic States, with a rich history – over 155 years of accumulated wisdom, experience and knowledge and clear future vision aimed at promoting excellence. Ranked 1st in Latvia by the Employers’ Confederation of Latvia, this international and science-oriented entrepreneurial university acts as a catalyst transforming science and technologies into innovation, creativity and business through excellence in studies and research. RTU actively cooperates with industry and international partners.
RTU is the largest university in Latvia that specializes in engineering sciences and ensures high quality education in social sciences and humanities as well as business education. The study process at the University is implemented by 9 faculties gathering 15,000 students.
RTU was established as a multi-discipline polytechnic higher education institution. Nowadays, RTU is an accredited, constantly developing European university that implements academic and professional study programs of advanced quality with integrated study and research. Comprehensive modernization and adoption of the world’s best practices ensure dynamic and sustainable development of RTU, and allow RTU and its alumni to compete internationally.
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