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Study in Riga, study in Europe!

In recent years the capital city of Latvia – Riga – has become an important cultural and economic centre of Europe and students Mecca that attracts thousands of students from other countries. Riga’s possibilities are endless – dynamically developing, sparkling, lively and, at the same time, quiet, peaceful, always young and able to provide students a possibility to receive European level education and start their career.

Advantages of studying in Riga in the UCEC:

The UCEC – the University College of Economics and Culture (in Latvian – Ekonomikas un kultūras augstskola – EKA).

The UCEC – an international, accredited higher education institution with traditions that are in line with the principles of higher education followed by the oldest European universities and colleges. if you can come to Latvia and receive a Diploma of European standard.

Among other advantages while studying at UCEC – visa and residence permit of an EU country. During summer holidays the whole Europe is open for our students.

Career and business possibilities with the UCEC:

After receiving the UCEC’s Diploma, you can stay in Latvia (where all the European labour market is available) or get starting position to set up your own business. The main points here – motivation and knowledge received.

Education received in the UCEC will help you in case you decide to return home: you will easily find a good job in a branch of western company, institution and international company working with western partners, or have a chance to set up your own individual business. 

About Latvia:

Latvia has always been a link between East and West - trade routes throughout the territory of Latvia have connected these parts of the world. Latvia has enough potential to become an important economic partner for Central, Eastern and Western European countries.

In 2014, Riga is European capital of culture. During the whole year, hundreds of international events and exhibitions are taking place in the capital of Latvia – the city becomes a big scene for shows and musical bands.

Riga European Capital of Culture 2014is a European Union initiative to unite Latvia with other member countries of the EU and to experience the world’s complexity and multilingualism and support integration of European and other cultures. For many this is a great chance to make new acquaintances and find contacts that will have essential influence in their further career.

More information about the project "Riga- European Capital of Culture 2014" here: http://riga2014.org/eng/

International portal of Riga:  http://www.liveriga.com/en/5727

Riga, Latvia, the Baltic States - tourism: http://afisha.meeting.lv/events/

Find information about Riga and Latvia here:

Official Latvian Tourism Portal: http://www.latvia.travel/en

Visit Latvia: http://www.visitlatvia.lv/en/

Latvia Travel Guide by In Your Pocket: http://www.inyourpocket.com/latvia

Latvian State Portal: https://www.latvija.lv/en

Latvian Institute: http://www.latvia.eu/info

International portal of Riga: http://www.liveriga.com/en/-1-home

Riga, Latvia, the Baltic States - tourism: http://eng.meeting.lv/




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