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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

 

Fall Semester

The study process begins on October 1st.
Admission lasts until 15th of September.

Spring Semester

The study process begins on February 1st.
Admission lasts until 25th of December.

While your documents are in the process obtaining a residence permit-you can start distance studies!
To start you need only an Internet connection - you can watch lectures in our classrooms in Riga at any convenient time for you.
And when the documents will be finalized and you will arrive to Riga - you will be able to join the group, without worrying that you passed some important study information.

 

6 steps for international students admission


Step 1

You have to send following documents to the following email international@eka.edu.lv :

  • Signed and scanned Application form ;
  • A copy of passport;
  • If an enrolee has changed name or surname, it is required to provide a copy of the document confirming change of name or surname;
  • Notarized copy of general secondary education diploma + transcript of records;
  • Notarized copy of higher education diploma + transcript of records – for enrolees entering Master study programs.

Documents shall be provided in one of the following languages: Latvian, English, French, Russian and German. If original documents are in other languages than mentioned above, documents shall be translated into English and notarized.

 

Step 2

Within 3 days you will receive registration fee invoice for 200 EUR for documents processing. Registration fee includes document processing, organisation of Diploma recognition by Academic Information Centre of Latvia (AIC) (www.aic.lv – necessary procedure to start studies in any of Latvia’s higher education institutions), settling the invitation and consultation when preparing documents to receive residence permit in EU country.

You have to send following documents to admission commission email international@eka.edu.lv:

  • Hotel booking form (scanned version with signature).
  • Scanned copy of payment order of registration fee (200EUR)

In case you have problems with Diploma recognition, visa, or residence permit or you cannot start studies at EKA University, registration fee is not refundable

 

Step 3

EKA University sends your education documents to AIC (the process can take up to 3 months).

After academic recognition of foreign qualification from www.aic.lv, EKA sends an enrolee a written confirmation of being accepted to enter studies, Study Agreement, and the first study year tuition fee invoice.

When making a payment, please indicate your name, surname and payment aim. 

Our bank details:

Beneficiary: "Ekonomikas un kulturas augstskola" SIA
Address: Lomonosova 1/5, Riga, LV-1019
United registration number: 40003402986
Bank: A/S Citadeles banka
Account number: LV54PARX0000350971017
SWIFT: PARXLV22

You have to send following documents to admission commission email international@eka.edu.lv:

  • Scanned version of signed agreement between you and University
  • Scanned copy of payment order for the first study year tuition fee
  • Inform us in written in which Embassy of Latvia you submit documents for residence permit.

 

Step 4

EKA University prepares invitation for you to start residence permit receipt procedure. EKA University sends you by post following documents:

  • An invitation
  • Original Study agreement
  • A copy of note confirming academic recognition of foreign qualification (AIC)
  • A rent agreement and house-owner guarantee (if you do not know where to live, we can offer you student hostel reservation. In this case, we will send you all the documents confirming this kind of stay).
  • A copy of the EKA accreditation documents and study programs.

 

Step 5

Document processing for residence permit

 

Step 6

Congratulations! You have successfully undergone the procedure of receiving residence permit and received positive answer.

After arriving to Riga you have to visit the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs (OCMA) to receive permit, order ID card. http://www.pmlp.gov.lv/en/home/services/residence-permits/procedure-of-registration-of-the-residence-permit.html

By the moment you receive ID card you have to prepare:

  • Original note of fluorography or X-ray examination results
  • Health insurance policy (for full residence permit period, minimal limit 43000 EUR, including repatriation, coverage territory: Latvia and Schengen area)
 

 

Students of the EKA University choose dynamic, creative and interesting life style because this describes us perfectly!

Come and join us, your study years will be unforgettable!

 

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