2022-06-20

Study in Latvia | Affordable Education in Europe | Study in Europe

Why Study in Latvia 

Latvia is very less populated country that provides a pleasant environment to international students. It is located in north-eastern Europe with a coastline along the Baltic Sea. The Latvian government has focused on providing high quality education to the students and had made many reforms in their education system. Apart from this, Latvia provides a diverse culture and various tourist spots which attracts international students to choose Latvia as their study abroad destination.

To apply for the Latvian university you need the following documents:

  • If you are going for the bachelors you need mark sheet of 10th and 12th and if you are going for the master’s course then you also need the mark sheet of bachelors as well.
  • Transcript and degree
  • Letter of recommendation (LOR) from the educational institution or from the previous company.
  • Certificate of the mode of instruction, mainly from the previous educational institute as proof that you have completed your education in English mode.
  • Updated CV
  • Statement of purpose (SOP) 
  • Valid passport

Here are some reasons for international students to choose Latvia as their study abroad destination like:

  • Schengen visa

Latvia is among the 26 countries that are included in the Schengen visa. The international students can easily move to Latvia through a Schengen visa.

  • Low cost of living

The cost of living in Latvia is low and affordable compared to other countries of Europe. Many universities also provide the facilities of the hostel at a low cost which also helps students to minimize the cost of transportation and also saves their time. The cost of living in Latvia ranges from 2500 to 4000 euros per year for international students.

  • No IELTS required

The students who have not qualified the IELTS exam can still take admission on the basis of their previous qualification in English mode into the Latvian universities. The students have to choose for the English courses once they have taken admission in the university.

  • Job oriented courses

The universities in Latvia offer various excellent engineering, business, computer science, etc related programs for international students. After the completion of the studies many job options are open for the students in the European companies. The universities also allow the students for the part-time job for 20 hours per week in a regular schedule and during holidays 40 hours per week. The international students are also allowed one year of post study work after the completion of their higher studies.

  • High visa success rate 

The chances for the approval of the Schengen visa for Latvia has very high success rate and students can get visa very easily.

  • Educational gap accepted 

The students can take admission in the universities for the bachelor’s degree after the gap of 3 to 4 years, which is justifiable. And for the master’s degree also the students can apply after the gap 10 to 12 years, but the gap should be justifiable.

  • Low tuition fee

Low tuition fees is one of the main reason that international students prefer to go to Latvia for their higher studies. The university provides students with high quality education in affordable fees.

  • Exposure to cross culture

As many international students from different nationalities visit Latvia for their education, the students from different nationalities/culture get to know about each other’s culture and ethics. More than 5500 international students enroll for the Latvian universities. 

  • Architecture and tourist sports

Latvia has plenty of places to explore and visit on the weekends. From forests to clean beaches, and various national parks.

  • Personal growth

The students studying outside the home country will have to face challenges and then they will learn to deal with those daily challenges. Overcoming those various daily problems the students will become confident and capable person.
For more information and queries regarding the application process in different universities of Europe for September or January intake, you can visit Meridean Overseas as they provide best consultancy regarding the study abroad destination and universities. For more details or queries you can mail at application02@meridean.org or can call at toll-free no. 1800-1230-00011

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