RISEBA University of Applied Sciences signs an agreement on good practice in attracting foreign students

On September 22, 2022, the Ministry of Education and Science (IZM), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of the Interior and 15 Latvian universities, including RISEBA University of Applied Sciences, signed an agreement on good practice in attracting foreign students and providing studies.

By signing the agreement, the universities confirmed that they will continue their work on the international recognition of Latvian higher education, as well as promote the quality and competitiveness of studies. In turn, the state sector will implement the necessary measures in the provision of higher education, provision of consular services, promotion of Latvia's foreign policy, as well as provide clear principles for migration and entry into Latvia.

The agreement is concluded for three years and the inter-institutional commission, which made the decision to conclude the agreement with the universities, will monitor the fulfillment of the principles and criteria expressed in the document, reviewing it once a year. Universities that have not yet joined the initiative have the opportunity to join it if they meet certain criteria

The agreement was signed by 11 state and 4 private universities (listed in alphabetical order):

  • Baltijas Starptautiskā akadēmija
  • Banku augstskola
  • Biznesa augstskola “Turība”
  • Biznesa, mākslas un tehnoloģiju augstskola “RISEBA”
  • Daugavpils Universitāte
  • Eiropas Kristīgā akadēmija
  • Latvijas Biozinātņu un tehnoloģiju universitāte
  • Latvijas Kultūras akadēmija
  • Latvijas Mākslas akadēmija
  • Latvijas Sporta pedagoģijas akadēmija
  • Latvijas Universitāte
  • Liepājas Universitāte
  • Rīgas Ekonomikas augstskola (Stockholm School of Economics in Riga)
  • Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte
  • Rīgas Tehniskā universitāte

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