ABOUT US

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 EKA University of Applied Sciences 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 EKA University of Applied Sciences 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.
  • EKA is a member of several Latvian and international associations, for example: Higher Education Export Association of Latvia, Latvian Information and Communications Technology Association​, Latvian Association of Private Universities, Latvian Employers Confederation, Baltic Management Development Association.
  • In 2019 EKA achieved ranking top positions in U-Multirank rating among Latvian private higher education institutions


The Strategy of the EKA University of Applied Sciences

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!

PROCESS CHANGED

24.10.2020.

The organization of the study process has changed. Dear Students!. In view of the pandemic and current situation in Latvia (the Cabinet of Ministers regulations no. 646 of October 23, 2020) the study...

RESTRICTIONS AT EKA

09.10.2020.

EKA imposes restrictions on the spread of Covid-19. Dear Students!. In case of the current situation with the COVID19 in Latvia certain restrictions will be at EKA from October 10, 2020:. Attendance...

START NOW!

30.09.2020.

DO NOT WAIT FOR THE BRIGHT FUTURE!. START NOW!!!. EKA has started studies. Join us!. Have concerns about travelling abroad now? You can start remotely!. You will need a computer with a good Internet...

INTEGRATION COURSES

07.09.2020.

Foreign students are invited to the free of charge integration courses.  .

EKA THE FIRST!

24.07.2020.

EKA University of Applied Sciences in the first place in graduate employment!. In a research by the Ministry of Education and Science on the graduates employment, graduates of EKA bachelor′s...

3 MILLION IN DEVELOPMENT

12.06.2020.

3 million euros will be invested in development by the EKA. Implementing the strategic development plan, the EKA University of Applied Sciences (EKA) with the support of Citadele Bank will invest 3 million...

LIBRARY OPEN!

28.05.2020.

Library is open!. We would like to inform that EKA library is open for working from June 02.. Due to situation in the state and existing limitations please book your workplace before library attendance....

CRISIS GRANTS

23.04.2020.

STUDIES - ONLINE!

08.04.2020.

EKA will continue ensuring the study process online. Due to the nationwide state of emergency in relation to COVID-19, the EKA University of Applied Sciences will continue ensuring the study process,...

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