Riga Stradins University

Riga Stradins University is a public university located in the city of Riga, Latvia. The Stradins name in the university’s title is fitting, since members of the Stradins family have had a significant influence on the course of community and academic life in Latvia for over a century.

University of Latvia Faculty of Medicine ensured the passing on of the values, standards, and quality of education in medicine. Riga Stradins University is a state-funded university which offers various study programs and ensures the realization of scientific projects, providing training of experts in health care and social sciences who work in Latvia and across the world. Riga Stradins University is the only university in Latvia which has traditionally been integrated into the healthcare system of the country, and therefore ensures a successful run of the university, which is a precondition for an effective existence of the health care system in Latvia.

About Latvia

Latvia is situated in the center of the three Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) that are all located on the Eastern coast of the Baltic Sea in North-Eastern Europe. Latvia is bordered by four countries – Estonia to the north, Russia to the East, and Belarus and Lithuania to the South.

Structure of the RSU Medical Program

1 Anatomy, Medical Biochemistry, Histology, Introduction in to Speciality & First Aid, Medical Cell Biology, Medical Terminology in Latin, Philosophical Anthropology
2 Anatomy, Histology, Normal Physiology, Medical Biochemistry, Microbiology, Parasitology, Medical Genetics, Medical Ethics & Deontology, Anthropology, Psychology
3 Pathological Anatomy, Pathological Physiology, Pharmacology, Propaedeutics of Internal Diseases, General Surgery, Radiology I, Clinical Care & Rehabilitation, Clinical Microbiology, Clinical Pathological Anatomy, Clinical Pathological Physiology, Pharmacology, DNA Analysis in Practical Medicine, Ethics, Sexual Health
4 Internal Diseases I, Surgery I, Occupational Medicine & Diseases, Obstetrics, Public Health and Epidemiology, Ear , Nose, Throat Diseases, Paediatrics I, Infectious Diseases & General, Physical Medicine, Dermatovenereology & Clinical Immunology, Disaster Medicine and Toxicology, Actualities in Obstetrics, Extreme Situation Medicine
5 Internal Diseases II, Surgery II, Paediatric Surgery, Gynaecology, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, Anaesthesiology & Intensive Care, Paediatrics I, Neurology, Children’s Infectious Diseases, Forensic Medicine & Autopsy, Clinical Rehabilitation, Ophthalmology
6 Internal Diseases III (Outpatient Department included), Haematology, Radiology II, Surgery II (Cardiovascular Surgery included), Maxillofacial Surgery, Family Medicine, Women’s Health, Psychosomatic Medicine & Psychotherapy, Clinical Immunology & Clinical Genetics, Paediatrics II (Children’s Infectious Diseases included) Infectious Diseases II, Clinical Pharmacology, ECG, Family Medicine, Clinical Gerontology and Geriatrics

Recognize in all EU countries

Recognize in all EU countries and no need to do the medical entry exam to enter in to the medical system in EU countries


RSU credits are transferable to any university within the EU and EEA

Well Formulated

The system of higher education in Riga Stradins university is well formulated and at par with the western countries

Liberal Cost

Due to the liberal cost of study living and competitive education RSU is becoming increasingly popular among international students