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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!

 

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,...

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...

STATE SCHOLARSHIPS 2018/2019

10.12.2018.

Call for applications for the Latvian state scholarships 2018/2019 is open. In accordance with bilateral agreements on co-operation in education and science concluded between Latvian government and a...

CHRISTMAS CHARITY FAIR

06.12.2018.

Let′s participate in Christmas charity fair!. Christmas time is a period of the year when everyone can become a wizard and share miracles with others. Therefore, EKA’s Student Council is...

STUDENTHUB IN LJUBLJANA

29.10.2018.

EKA team participated in StudentHub - Intensive BSS-based study programme. The international project Strategic Partnership for Innovation and Development of Entrepreneurship (SPIDE), in which the University...

CIRCECO PARTNERS IN RIGA

09.10.2018.

EKA hosts CIRCECO project participants in Riga. On September 6-7, 2018 EKA hosted the representatives of all partner institutions – European University – Republic of Macedonia (R. of Macedonia),...

INVENT PARTNERS IN RIGA

08.10.2018.

. Transnational project meeting in Riga. In September 2018 the University of Economics and Culture (Ekonomikas un kulturas augstskola – EKA) hosted partners from UK, Spain, and Slovenia within...

ERASMUS+ 2018/19

21.09.2018.

Competition for Erasmus+ mobility between European countries 2018/19. Dear Students!. The University of Economics and Culture opens a competition for Erasmus+ student exchange programme for studies...

LET'S ELECT "COURSE ELDEST"

12.09.2018.

Take a look for "course eldest"!. Greetings, first year students!. The EKA Student Council congratulates everyone on the beginning of the new semester which brings many new opportunities!. One of...

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