Ventspils University of Applied Sciences

Ventspils University of Applied Sciences, established in 1997, is a national higher education and science institution that proposes advanced programs, uses high technologies, has a developed infrastructure, and secures global start-up point for students - new entrepreneurs and researchers.

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Humanities (1)
Social Sciences (1)



Ventspils University of Applied Sciences, established in 1997, is a national higher education and science institution. Since them it is specializing in several fields acquiring wide recognition from academic institutions, researchers, fields professionals and leading business companies.


  • Faculty of economics and management

Innovative study process – practical case studies, group assignments, business games. Practical business experience through external infrastructure: Ventspils High Technology Park, VHTP Business Incubator, Technology Transfer Centre of Kurzeme

  • Faculty of Information Technologies

Computer and electronics laboratories with cutting-edge equipment. Knowledgeable professors and guest lecturers from East and West Europe,  the United States. Tied collaboration with Ventspils International Astronomy Centre, Smart Technology Research Centre and well-known international IT companies

  • Faculty of Translation Studies

Up-to-date study programs, dynamic and versatile teaching process,  latest translation technologies


Secured option to be involved in research and scientific operations carried out on all study levels – Bachelor, Master and Doctoral on a national, as well as international level. Give a note about Your particular interest and we will find out how to realize it!


Advanced programmes, developed infrastructure, well-known international companies and research centers as partners secure start-up point for students - new entrepreneurs and researchers. Don’t waste Your time and money! Come to study to Ventspils and Open Your Global Career Opportunities! We will support and assist you. 

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Housing services

Guaranteed on-campus accommodation in well-equipped rooms and secured Internet access for affordable price (60 EUR per month per person in double room), developed infrastructure, low living costs (300-500 EUR per month) in country with high living standards and expectations.

Library services

The Ventspils University Library – a branch  of Ventspils Library, the most modern library of Latvia – has found its home underneath the roof of Ventspils University of Applied Sciences.The university library takes over two floors, and features wide sections of educational literature, periodicals, and fiction. The latest dictionaries on various fields, audio and audio-visual materials, e-book readers, and the latest books and periodicals are all available in the reading room. Due to the bright and spacious rooms, the university library is suitable for various group assignments. A quiet reading room is available as well, and is currently located in the media room.

ICT services

Advanced infrastructure, available Internet/ computers access, Wi-Fi in all rooms.  Secured individual approach providing high quality IT support.

Medical services

Healthcare facilities next to the campus.

Student Life

Campus life

All the University and Accomodation buildings located in one place, near the city center. Developed infrastructure.

Sports facilities

A lot of sport facilities and activitiesproposed by city. Please inform us about sport activities you are interested in and we will supply you with opportunities in Ventspils!

Student clubs

Student organization where everyone is welcomed to participate and come with new ideas. Feel free to share your ideas, we will help you to implement them! 



Student Reviews

Ventspils University of Applied Sciences
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The University brings up both theoretical and practical studies, which help to fully understand the importance of intercultural communication in a business environment

Learn by doing!
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I believe this is one of the most unique and innovative programs out there. Based around mindset and practical skills and learn by doing, those are the most important aspects of modern people.

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

The program description did not match the real studies, thus I didn't get the experience I relied on to the full

Ventspils, Ventspils Rajons, Latvia


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