Latvia

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Latvia

Latvia is a land of diversity opportunity and culture. To live in a different country with different geography and culture one has to adapt to major climate, cultural changes. To help you adapt to Latvia, We have accumulated some points to give a brief know how about living in Latvia:

Latvia Is situated in north eastern Europe coastline along Baltic sea. Neighbored by Estonia, Russia, Belarus and Lithuania.

A decade after getting independence from Soviet Union Latvia became a member of European Union in May 2004.

Latvia is mainly an agricultural country with seafaring, fishing and forestry as other important economic factors.

Like its Baltic neighbors, Latvia has made a rapid transition to the free market since the early 1990s.

Most of the people in Latvia speak Russian and Russian propaganda efforts in this community are a cause of concern for the Latvian authorities.

Republic of Latvia

Capital: Riga

  • Population 2.2 million
  • Area Area: 64,589 sq km (24,938 sq miles)
  • Major languages Latvian, Russian
  • Major religion Christianity
  • Life expectancy 69 years (men), 79 years (women)
  • Currency euro

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Atvia offers twotypes of education institutes

  • Academic Programs.
  • These are the programs designed to improve student’s research skills.

  • Professional Studies.
  • These can be described as vocational programs which are prepring astudnt for career in design or enhancement of systems, products and technologies, as well as preparing them for creative, research and teaching activities in their chosen field.

Latvian universities offer three level of study under the Bologna system,

  • Bachelors
  • Masters
  • PhD

Bachelor degrees take three or four years to complete, while master’s degrees are one or two years long.

Some top universities offering these courses are as under:

  • University of Latvia
  • Riga Technical University
  • Riga Stradins University
  • Latvijas Universitate Riga
  • Rigas Tehniska universitate


  • Passport
  • Long stay visa application form printed and signed by the applicant.
  • Two photos
  • (Size 35mm x 45 mm) must be taken in last 6 month and it should be on white background.

  • Invitation approved by the OCMA
  • An invitation by applicant’s education facility in Latvia that is approved by the OCMA has to be submitted. The invitation should be dated not later than 6 months prior to the application date.

  • Study agreement
  • Proof of accommodation
  • A copy of a proof of your intended residence in Latvia has to be submitted along with the documents.

  • Proof of sufficient financial means
  • Proof of sponsorship
  • Proof of the previous education
  • Originals presented and copies of your prior education diplomas and mark sheets have to be submitted.

  • Ticket reservation
  • A ticket reservation stating the intended entry to Schengen area must be submitted.

  • Travel medical insurance
  • Visa fee (single entry visa)

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