Latvijas studentu apvienība
  • We invite to complete the Survey about Discrimination in Higher Education Institutions

    The Student Union of Latvia (LSA) in cooperation with Students’ Council of the University of Latvia (LU SP) and the University of Latvia (UL) has made a “Discrimination in higher education institutions” survey to gather information about what kind of discrimination students, academics and general staff encounter in the higher education institutions. At the moment, in Latvia, there is a…

  • Foreign students left without means of living can receive assistance

    The Latvian parliament has adopted a law which allows foreign students who are left without means of living to be assisted by the social service agencies of local governments during the emergency situation and one month after its ending. Students can be assisted by a social service agency if they: are left without means of living, are staying in Latvia…

  • Latvian Parliament to decide on restricting studies in Russian in private higher education institutions (HEI)

    Today the Saeima (Latvian Parliament) will view in third, i.e. final reading the proposal for amendment of Law On Institutions of Higher Education. An uproar in society has been caused by the proposal of the Minister of Education and Science Kārlis Šadurskis, which includes a stronger language regulation of study program implementation for all higher education institutions (HEI) including all…

  • Certification procedures for dental students from abroad have been improved

    On September 12 the Latvian government, after lengthy discussions, supported the several times postponed amendments to the regulations set by the Cabinet of Ministers*, which aimed to improve the certification procedures for dental students from abroad. The new regulations provide that foreign students will no longer need to certify knowledge of the state language during the first certification process. The…

  • Certification procedures for international dental students will be improved

    On May 9, the government supported the proposition from the Cabinet of Ministers, which provides for the development of certification procedures for international dental students. This means that a problem, that has been continuing for several years, will be addressed regarding international students who have completed the dental programme in English, yet cannot receive their certification, because in one of…

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