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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 EKA University of Applied Sciences was founded on July 23, 1998.
  • On February 8, 2001, the EKA received Accreditation Sheet of the EKA University of Applied Sciences (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
  • In a study conducted by the Ministry of Education and Science in 2020, graduates of EKA bachelor′s programs in 2017 ranked first among Latvian private higher education institutions and third place among all Latvian higher education institutions.
  • The monitoring data of the Ministry of Education and Science on the employment of graduates of higher education institutions in 2019 published in April 2021 show that EKA graduates rank first among Latvian private higher education institutions and rank at the top immediately after the largest state 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!

RECTOR'S CONGRATULATIONS

21.12.2021.

Congratulations from EKA Rector. Dear colleagues, students, graduates and partners - our #eka people!. Congratulations to everyone on the holiday!. The year was full of events, full of challenges...

WORKING HOURS AT THE END OF THE YEAR

17.12.2021.

EKA working hours at the end of the year. From 20.12.2021. until 03.01.2022. the EKA University of Applied Sciences will be closed - Christmas holidays.. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!.  ....

WALKING RESULTS

03.12.2021.

The results of the Walking Championship have become know . After summarizing the active participation in the Walking championship, the winning program is known:. 1st place - Cultural management (together...

WALKING CHAMPIONSHIP

22.11.2021.

EKA SP invites to participate in a walking championship. As you know, walking improves physical and mental health, positive thinking and helps with diseases. That′s why in this gloomy and cold...

SELF-REGULATION

22.11.2021.

Webinar: Finding Balance Amidst Chaos - self and co-regulation in a world of disruption. November 24 at 17:00 online.. Why it is important?. In an increasingly fast changing world we believe that...

HAPPINESS COMPETITIONS

16.11.2021.

EKA announces two creative competitions!. The EKA University of Applied Sciences announces two creative competitions as part of the "Happiness Season".. 1. Share your happiness recipe and become...

LECTURE ABOUT HAPPINESS

04.11.2021.

Everyone is invited to the guest lecture "Happiness is Simple, Fun and Applicable". November 9 at 12:30.. Lecturer: Prof. Rajesh Pillania, Happiness Strategy Professor, MDI, Gurgaon, Leading Research-Based...

HAPPINESS SEASON

04.11.2021.

To remind you of the importance of mental well-being, EKA is launching the Happiness Season.  In order to encourage the public during the darkest time of the year, when the mental and physical health...

HALLOWEEN "MEME"

04.11.2021.

The winners of the EKA Students′ Council Halloween "meme" competition are known. The spookiest holiday of the year is Halloween, and it is known that fear is easier to overcome with humor and prizes.....

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