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The EKA University of Applied Sciences (EKA)

The EKA is located in Riga, Lomonosova Str. 1, building 5 – the street is named after the great scientist whose activity combined creative, academic, and professional traditions. The building, where the EKA is located today, was built in 1909. Now the building is fully renovated and its technical equipment fully conforms to standards of higher education institutions of Europe.

According to the Lisbon Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications concerning Higher Education, Diploma issued by the EKA is recognised in all the EU countries and other countries of the world. The academic staff includes both local and foreign lecturers.

The EKA offers modern study environment – real and virtual lecture rooms, modern library where you can find large variety of books and periodicals, audio materials, video materials, electronic data basis, and informative Internet resources in Russian, English, German and other languages.

Some facts and dates:

  • The University of Economics and Culture was founded on July 23, 1998.
  • On February 8, 2001, the EKA received Accreditation Sheet of the University of Economics and Culture (No. 017). On November 16, 2006, the EKA was granted permanent accreditation.
  • 67% of the EKA academic staff are lecturers with Doctor Degree.
  • The EKA has concluded ERASMUS cooperation agreements with higher educational institutions in France, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Macedonia, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, Germany, and Hungary. Every year the list of the University of Economics and Culture partners is expanded with new partners. Every year students and lecturers participate in exchange programmes.
  • The EKA is a member of the Baltic University Programme that unites 160 universities in 14 countries of the Baltic Sea region.
  • In 2013, the University hosted the first Fulbright programme scholar. The programme is financed by the US State Department.
  • Since 2017 EKA is a member of Higher Education Export Association of Latvia

Students of the EKA choose dynamic, creative and modern life style – they are the same as their university! Come and join us, your study years will be unforgettable!

 

VIDEO ABOUT EKA

14.05.2019.

Partners have made useful video about EKA. We always welcome guests, and recently our partners from Uzbekistan, Agency REALIZE.UZ visited our HEI. They’ve made a great clip about Riga and us:....

IAW 2019

17.04.2019.

International Academic Week 2019 (IAW 2019) activities. IAW agenda. IAW lectures programme. ETECH programme.  .

CONFERENCE IN MOROCCO

10.04.2019.

EKA Rector and Chair of Board took part at the international business conference in Morocco. EKA Rector asoc.prof. Oksana Lentjušenkova  and Chair of Board Anna Saltikova took part at the...

DIGLAB OFFICIALLY OPENED

11.04.2019.

digLAB will allow to test student-generated games and virtual reality projects. digLAB was officially opened on March 30, 2019 at the EKA University of Applied Sciences. The laboratory is designed for...

LECTURE BY D. KARATAYEV

22.03.2019.

Guest lecture "Management of entertainment industry". On April 27th, 2019 at 10:40 – 12:10 at EKA University of Applied Sciences (Lomonosova str. 1/5). Lecturer:. Didar Karatayev, senior lecturer,...

NEW BOOK OF EGILS LEVITS

11.04.2019.

New book of Egils Levits has been published. On February 15, 2019 (the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia was adopted on that day 97 years ago) an event was held in honour to the release of a new...

COMPUTER GAME CREATED

11.04.2019.

Computer game development students have created a computer game for scholars. At the initiative of a health group “Repharm”, students of the “Computer Games Design and Graphics” study programme have...

RECTOR APPROVED

11.04.2019.

The Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Latvia approved Oksana Lentjušenkova to the rector position. 05.02.2019 The Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Latvia approved Dr.oec., Assoc....

SPIDE PROJECT FINALIZED

02.01.2019.

SPIDE project has been successfully finalized. On December 30, 2018, the international project Strategic Partnership for Innovation and Development of Entrepreneurship (SPIDE), in which the University...

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