Stradin's University
Riga, Latvia

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Stradins University Riga, Latvia - Medical studies abroad

At a glance

Application deadline

01 July 2024 WS
1 December 2024 SS

Admission test

No entrance test


6.250€ / semester

Study places

363 WS
262 SS


6 years



Medical studies in Riga

Having been in existence for over 100 years, Stradins University has a long history! Stradins University is the only one in the futuredoctor offer that offers the Entry into the degree programme also in the summer semester enables. 

The Stradins University in Riga attaches great importance to practical training. As early as the third year of training, students have the opportunity to make their first contact with patients. The university is developing rapidly and is always at the cutting edge of medicine. It offers students unforgettable experiences as well as up-to-date knowledge and skills that are recognised and competitive throughout Europe.

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Riga Stradins University

Having existed for over 100 years, Stradins University has a long history! It is one of the few Universities in Latviawhich attach importance to being traditionally integrated into the country's health system. Thus, it ensures the successful operation of the university, which is a prerequisite for an effective health system in Latvia. It enjoys relatively affordable Tuition fees and a high level of academic education. It is becoming increasingly popular with international students because of this.

It currently offers a complete professional training programme to over 10,000 students, which is characterised by student collaboration and active participation in group work. Medical students learn all the necessary core competencies to become highly qualified doctors. The training is very practice-oriented. In the third year, there are opportunities to interact with patients and discuss medical examinations and treatment plans with practitioners. The university is developing rapidly and is always at the cutting edge of medicine. It offers students unforgettable experiences as well as up-to-date knowledge and skills that are recognised throughout Europe and the rest of the world.

Currently, students from more than 60 different countries apply for the 6-year degree programme. The university is among the top 5 universities in Latvia. Graduates of the university have successfully continued their professional activities in other EU / EEA member states as well as in the USA, Great Britain, Australia, India, Israel, Lebanon, etc.

  • The degree programme is fully recognised in Germany, Austria and all other EU countries.
  • Close cooperation between professors and students.
  • Practical learning to put into practice what has been learned in theory.
  • In accordance with EU Directive 2005/36/EC, specialist training can follow the course of study.
  • The degree in human medicine is completed with the Medical Doctor (MD).

Admission procedure

If you decide to study medicine at Stradins University in Riga, you will have to go through an admission procedure. futuredoctor supports you in this process to ensure a smooth application process. We keep track of everything for you, are your permanent contact person and even accompany you personally to your possible future university.

Based on our experience from previous years, we can roughly estimate your chances of getting a place based on your academic and personal performance. For more information about the admission procedure and your chances of getting a place at Stradins University in Riga, we recommend a personal interview with our student advisors.

Study medicine with a specialist baccalaureate

In Latvia, you also have the opportunity to study medicine with a specialised baccalaureate. For more information, please contact us to arrange a personal consultation.

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The Optimal Preparation

E-Learning & App

With the help of our e-learning platform and our learning app, you can prepare for your medical studies at Stradins University in Riga flexibly and from anywhere.

The platform contains over 90 learning videos, and you also have the opportunity to participate in live preparation courses. This gives you the best possible start to your medical studies.

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The city of Riga at a glance

The Latvian capital Riga, with over 632,600 inhabitants, is considered the political, economic and cultural centre of Latvia. Latvia has been a member of the European Union and NATO since 2004, and in 2014 its capital was designated European Capital of Culture.

Things to know about Riga

The city of Riga

As an old Hanseatic city, Riga inspires not only with its old town, through which a labyrinth of cobblestone streets, lined with small cafés and Art Nouveau architecture, runs. The Pearl of the Baltic, as the city likes to be called, has a wide range of leisure and social activities, but above all a lively art scene.

Annual festivals, the internationally renowned opera and its vibrant nightlife make the city a top destination as well as a popular place to live for young people. Numerous markets offer curiosities and culinary delights, and the nearby coastline attracts visitors with its natural spectacles all year round. In the surrounding area, the national park offers numerous recreational opportunities.

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