Faculty of Medicine of the Riga Stradins University
Choose to study Medicine in Latvia!
The Faculty of Medicine of the Riga Stradins University offers you a professional education and the chance to study Medicine under the guidance of competent professors, both from Latvian and foreign universities. As a student of Medicine, you will acquire knowledge and skills according to the current state of science, which are decisive for European and international competition.
If you would like to study Medicine in Latvia, the Riga Stradins University is an excellent choice. The Faculty of Medicine carries a long tradition, as the oldest Faculty of the University. It offers the most comprehensive Medicine studies in Latvia. The development plan for Medicine studies contemplates the conversion of this Faculty to a leading education centre for Medicine in the Baltic states. The world’s best practices in Medicine studies, quality standards for examinations, and modern teaching technologies will be introduced here step by step.
The Faculty of Medicine of the Riga Stradins University enjoys a growing popularity among international students thanks to its competitive education at a European level, and the affordable university fees. It offers a complete professional training, so that graduates are able to continue their studies with the specialisation in the framework of a medical specialisation or a Master’s degree. From the third year, students have the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in the paediatric field. The degree includes traineeship periods for clinical treatment of patients for the departments of Inner Medicine, Surgery, Gynaecology, and Obstetrics. The theoretical knowledge is thus completed with practical skills.
Most of the graduates of the Faculty of Medicine of the Riga Stradins University continue their studies by specialising in a medical subject, in order to receive a qualification in their chosen field of specialty and become totally qualified doctors, with a PhD degree and a diploma, and with it the authorisation to work independently. The medical specialisations are full-time occupations where the students learn in accordance with current knowledge and the newest treatment methods. Scientific employees and graduates of the Faculty of Medicine are able to develop successful careers in Latvian and foreign clinics, research centres and international health care organisations.
The Institute for Anatomy and Anthropology, which comprises five labs and one department, is an important part of the Faculty of Medicine, as well as the Centre for Research and Organisation of Family Medicine, and 19 other departments.