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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 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!

LIBRARY IS WORKING

16.03.2021.

Library is working as usual. Librarian is back, and the library is working!. UPDATE! The library works remotely only, consulting by phone, email and transferring book excerpts.. Due to the distance...

ENTRY TO LATVIA

23.03.2021.

International students may enter Latvia. According to the decision of the Latvian government on 21 January 2021, international students may travel to Latvia if they meet all the travel restrictions set...

FUTURE HEROES

09.03.2021.

EKA Business Incubator takes part in a project that educates about environmentally friendly cars. In cooperation with the EKA Business Incubator and with the help of the Head of the Business Incubator,...

STATE SCHOLARSHIP 21/22

25.02.2021.

Call for applications for the Latvian state scholarships 2021/2022 is open. In accordance with bilateral agreements on co-operation in education and science concluded between Latvian government and a...

WORKSHOP WITH MURAL

03.02.2021.

EKA docents learn the online collaboration platform MURAL. During the Academic Conference organized by EKA and Alberta College, a Virtual Creative Workshop on the online collaboration platform MURAL...

STUDIES ONLINE

29.01.2021.

The study process will continue in remotely until changes in legislation. The study process at the EKA University of Applied Sciences will continue remotely until changes in the relevant regulatory enactments...

DISCORD PLATFORM

04.01.2021.

EKA students have created a new communication platform. The Student Self-Government of the EKA University of Applied Sciences created the DISCORD EKA platform, which would ensure the existing as well...

SCIENCE CLUB MEETS

28.12.2020.

EKA Science Club discusses priorities for future, takes in new members and presents books. An online meeting of the EKA University of Applied Sciences Science Club took place on 19.12.2020. Within the...

WORK REMOTELY

18.12.2020.

University working hours 21.12.2020. - 09.01.2021.. 21.12.2020. - 03.01.2021. Christmas holidays (university is closed). 04.01.2021. - 09.01.2021. - all employees work remotely (university is closed)....

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