Study in Latvia

Latvia is known as the land that sings, this country is a symphony of sounds, experiences and sights. Apart from this the Latvian Government has given special emphasis on education and has made many educational reforms. This quality of Latvia made it an ideal International destination. Engineering study in Latvia is very popular, also you may get it on affordable price.

Why Study in Latvia ?

Germany is a modern, democratic country with great healthcare, excellent educational institutions and a geography that’s like no place else on earth. And as a safe location with a high standard of living, it’s a wonderful place to study and explore. Come and see for yourself why it’s one of the most popular study destination in the world for international students.

There is lots more reason which make it a perfect study destination. Where some major reasons are as follows:

Major Points:

  • IELTS not required
  • Gap Acceptable
  • Study Duration- 2 years
  • Schengen Country
  • Four intakes- Sept, Nov, Feb, April
  • Fee to pay before visa
  • College will take interview for case confirmation

About Latvia

A country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe, that is the second greenest country in the world (following Yale and Columbia universities’ research (EPI index ).

Official name:

Republic of Latvia




Monetary unit: Euro (1EUR = 100cents). Most of the shops, restaurants and hotels accept credit and debit cards. ATMs are common in Latvia and are available 24/7. Banks are open on working days from 9:00 to 17:00.

Living Expenses:

Living Expenses may vary according to your personal requirements and general standards of living, but in general you need to consider with average monthly costs of 400,00EUR, that includes:

Accommodation: 70.00 – 129,00EUR (LLU accommodation)

Food: 200,00EUR

Leisure/other: 80,00EUR


Latvia is located in the temperate climate zone and thus there are four clear weather here. The average temperature lasts around 20 degrees during the summer, but sometimes it will increase to 30 degrees Celsius.

Be prepared for some chilly days in Winter. During the winter the temperature holds around 0C-5C degrees, but at the same time can fall down till -20C. Winter boots and winter jacket are must and will allow you to enjoy this season. So, the weather conditions will alsodon’t interrupt your decision of Study in Latvia.


The country code for Latvia is (00371) + number. It is a best option to purchase a prepaid card for making and receiving mobile telephone calls and messages, later you can recharge it

Emergency call: in case of any accident, call on 112


Electric supply is dependable: 220 volts AC, 50 Hz; European two pin

Touring (transport): 

The areas built in Latvia have a speed limit of 50 km/h, and in the outer areas this limit is – 90 km/h. The use of dipping headlights is mandatory day and night.You can also travel around by using public transport services.

Postal Service in city Jelgava:

The main post office is located at 2b Katolustreet. It is open 07.00-19.00 Monday to Friday and 07.00-16.00 on Saturdays. The prices of the stamps on a letter differs according to the destination.

If you expect to receive a letter during your stay at the university, use following address:
“Your name
International Cooperation Centre
Latvia University of Agriculture
2 Liela str., Jelgava, LV-3001

Student Card:

It is better for all the international students to obtain the student card (International Student Identity Card). The ISIC card is very useful during your Study in Latvia. You can get various discounts,with this student card in theatres, cinemas, etc. The card also gives a discount when a student travels by bus or train within the country and within the towns. The ISIC student card is necessary also for getting access to the university library and sport center. If you want to get this card, you need to fill an Application form after arrival to Latvia. For more information concerning obtaining the card contact International Cooperation Centre.

So if you are thinking about Study in Latvia? Read these above details carefully about this country and benefits of Latvia student visa.


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