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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 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,...

FOR KAZAKHSTAN STUDENTS!

19.03.2020.

Dear students of the Republic of Kazakhstan!. The Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Republic of Latvia asks to update the data of consular registration in the Consular Section of the Embassy...

STATE SCHOLARSHIPS 20/21

19.03.2020.

Call for applications for the Latvian state scholarships 2020/2021 is open. Applications for bachelor`s and the first level of professional higher education studies will be accepted from students who...

GOOD NEWS!

15.03.2020.

Dear students!. The EKA University of Applied Sciences is ready to continue ensuring the study process, using our e-environment options!. Due to the nationwide state of emergency in relation to COVID-19,...

IMPORTANT INFORMATION!

12.03.2020.

. Dear students!. IMPORTANT INFORMATION about the situation with COVID-19. All lectures on Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14 are cancelled.. Library is closed.. All canceled lectures will...

HOTTEST PARTY 2020

10.03.2020.

CANCELED!. All invited to the hottest party in the town. . When: March 26. Where: Most impressive Riga night club Studio 69 (Tērbatas street 76). Time: 21:00. Entrance: 18+. This is the 10th year...

6TH MARCH WORKING HOURS

17.02.2020.

Attention! On 6th March the EKA University of Applied Sciences will be open until 2:00 p.m.. Sorry for the inconvenience!.  .

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