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Enrolment Procedure for exchange students
Last Update
25.09.2016

University of Latvia accepts exchange students within several Student Exchange Programmes (ERASMUS+, ERASMUS MUNDUS, CAMPUS EUROPAE, ISEP, bilateral agreements, agreements between countries).

If you are interested in Student Exchange, please contact the International Office at your home university at first. The home university selects the candidates for Student Exchange.

When your home university has nominated you for student exchange period at the University of Latvia, UL checks if there is an existing and valid student exchange programme in your field of study.
Please note that the faculties of the University of Latvia consider every application individually and make the decision based on the fully completed application form and enclosures. Kindly note that the University of Latvia accepts the nominated exchange students:

  • if the faculty can offer academic guidance in the respective field;
  • if the University of Latvia can provide with the scholarship as stipulated in the bilateral cooperation agreements (except ERASMUS).

The academic year is divided in two semesters - in autumn semester (from September till January) and in spring semester (from February till June) 

Required application documents (to be submitted online):

  1. Copy of the passport/ID
  2. Copy of the Latest Transcript of Records (in English)
  3. English language approval of at least B1 level

How to apply?

  1. International students for Exchange studies should apply online by May 15 (for autumn semester/ full academic year) and by November 15 (for spring semester).
  2. After receiving the application documents from all prospective exchange students International Relations Department contacts the respective faculties in order to receive their acceptance.
  3. Around 1,5 months after the application deadline the accepted exchange students receive our official acceptance letter by post and acceptance by email together with information about the accommodation possibilities.

If you have questions about admission, please contact the International Mobility Unit of the University.