Academy of Technologies (RTA) is a state founded university type higher
education institution with unlimited international accreditation. Its roots go
back to 1925 with record sheets starting from 1 August 1925.
The aim of RTA
is to provide academic and professional higher education in compliance with the
science development level and cultural traditions of Latvia being competitive
in the European education space, developing studies and research in 14 study
The mission of
RTA is to provide an opportunity to achieve academic and professional higher
education, do fundamental and applied research in educational science,
humanities and arts, social science, information and communication sciences,
engineering, manufacturing, and construction.
There are three
faculties at RTA: Faculty of Economics and Management, Faculty of Engineering,
and Faculty of Education, Languages, and Design offering more than 50
bachelor`s, master`s, and doctoral study programs in Latvian and
14 programs in English.
provides studies in Livani and Madona branches.
research is carried out in accordance with Law On Scientific Activity and the
Statute on scientific activity in RTA approved by RTA Senate. RTA
has three scientific institutes.
several projects co-financed by the EU programs involving academic and general
staff and students.
several international cooperation projects and national programs.
organizes local and international conferences.
Having more than
185 cooperation partners from 31 countries, RTA promotes high
mobility of academic staff and students (2nd-3rd place among all higher
education institutions of Latvia).
Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Georgia, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Lithuania,
Finland, Belarus, Saudi Arabia, and other countries study at RTA.
Students of RTA
have diverse opportunities to develop their talents and interpersonal skills
through student activities that foster co-curricular experience and student
empowerment. They can join RTA dance group “Dziga”, drama group “ĶerRA”, or
mixed choir “Sonitum”.Students also actively participate in sports activities
and in the Student Council realizing various initiatives.
Lifelong Learning (CLL) is a unit of RTA and its goal is to promote
lifelong learning ensuring the continuation of previously acquired education
and development of education according to the requirements of the labor market
and customers` interests. CLL offers foreign partners traineeships and further
education programs in English and Russian.