The history of Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU) dates back to 1 September 1950. On that day in Riga, at 12 Z. A. Meierovica bulvāris (at that time named Padomju bulvāris), in the building that was donated by the pre-war patron Kristaps Morbergs for educational purposes, the forerunner of the RSU – Rīga Medical Institute (RMI) opened its doors for the first time.
Riga Stradinš University (RSU) is a leading academic research institution in the fields of medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, rehabilitation and nursing sciences in the Republic of Latvia. RSU also carries out significant research in various fields of the social sciences, humanities and law, as well as technical sciences in relation to application in medicine.
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Career CenterWe offer individual and group career counseling to students, graduates and employees as well as opportunities to cooperate with employers.
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The RSU SU is the Rīga Stradiņš University Student Union - an organisation whose objective is to represent the interests of the university students in academic, material and cultural life.
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The RSU Library is an Official State Level Library working in the unified library information system, following the best practices of European university libraries in the organization of work, with collection of high quality information resources, professional staff, a well-organized work environment and contemporary world-class technologies.
IT Service Centre at RSU
RSU Health Centre (Ambulance) is located on the ground floor of the RSU main building. Here you can receive treatment in case of illness or injury, see a GP, physiotherapist or podologist, receive various types of vaccinations (including those prior to the clinical study years), as well as find a doctor for infectious and sexual health issues.
The International Students' Association (ISA) is a non-profit student voluntary organisation for students by students. It is designed to help promote integration and a school spirit among International students as well as Latvian students of Riga Stradinš University. We also aim to provide opportunities for students to apply and develop their talents, skills, and interests.
Great professors. Most of them are understandable, happy to help you with studies and beyond them as much as they can. Some of the professors are a bit old-school. Some courses qre tough and require a lot of studying while some, that are more relevant to the degree are easy to pass. Lots of opportunities for research, can start your own project or participate in already...
Overall good university and program, the professors are very helpful and knowledgable. Since it is mainly a medical university less attention is given to the social science programs and fewer materials are accessible.
on February 2021 I started studying medicine in RIGA STRADINS University. at this point my country,Israel ,started vaccinating the entire population. other countries didn't have the vaccine at hand. therefore , the country i study in - Latvia -as part of one of those countries, started our studies online. it was weird. it was a reality that we were forced to. first of all...
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