About Rīga Stradiņš University
Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU) has been recognized as the best university with the highest reputation in Latvia, gaining the highest rating among the 10 largest universities in Latvia according to a study of the reputation of Latvian universities conducted by market research company Kantar TNS in 2018. RSU has received the title of Export Champion at the Export and Innovation Awards which the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia organizes together with the Ministry of Economics. Rīga Stradiņš University uses a modern quality improvement approach to ensuring high study and research quality, focused on continuous improvement and development of the University in pursuit of excellence. Quality policy is based upon the strategy and values of the University and it includes three basic principles: a student-centered approach, partnership and quality. In 2002 Rīga Stradiņš University was the first institution of higher education in Latvia to certify a quality management system in accordance with the requirements of the international standard ISO 9001. In October 2017 the quality management system of Rīga Stradiņš University was recertified in accordance with standard ISO 9001:2015, which confirms that as a result of the joint work of its employees and students the University has been continuously improving, developing its management system, striving for excellence and enhancing the quality of education, continuing to integrate into the single European Higher Education Area.
The aim of the program is to develop a health care system for patients based on the economic and social needs of Latvia, by providing qualified specialists – nurses. After completion of the study program the graduate is awarded a professional Bachelor’s degree in health care with the professional qualification – medical nurse and specialization in one of the seven basic specializations – Ambulatory Care Nurse, Surgical Care Nurse, Operating Room Nurse, Mental Health Nurse, Internal Care Nurse; Anesthetic, Intensive and Emergency Care Nurse or Pediatric Care Nurse; the program prepares for further postgraduate studies.
- Chest x-ray radiograph and radiologist’s report
- Police clearance certificate
- Proof of financial means sufficient to cover tuition and cost of living
- Two recommendation letters ( with original handwritten signatures, PDF and Word formats )
- Motivation Letter Only on the official RSU form ( PDF and Word )