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Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies

Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies

Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies


Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies is a higher education and science establishment of the Republic of Latvia, where scientific research as well as academic and professional study programmes are carried out.

The main goal of the University is to create intellectual potential for providing sustainable development of Latvia and its countryside in particular while becoming and up-to date, internationally recognized and prestigious university, which actively integrates into the united European space of higher education and science.

Mission and vision


Creation of an internationally competitive, innovative, creative and sustainable future for the development of society.


The Latvian University of Life Sciences and Technologies is a modern, nationally and internationally recognised science university – a leader in the creation of innovations related to the bioeconomy and related industries and in the sustainable use of natural resources in the Baltic Sea region.

Campus Features

All of our faculties are located in the city of Jelgava so it is very easy to find your way around. Some of the eight faculties are located in historical buildings, like the Jelgava palace and Valdeka castle, so plan some time for sight seeing while you are here!

The university offers freshly renovated accommodation in shared double rooms with an en-suite bathroom at a student-friendly price. The buildings are located within walking distance to all of the University's buildings and offer both long and short term stays. Students can also rent private accommodation (flats/ shared houses etc.)

    Why study at Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies

    Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies is a university for those, who wish to achieve their goals, while studying in friendly atmosphere, feeling like a true local. We focus on modern technologies and sustainable practices to prepare well educated, competitive future specialists, ready to lead the world.

    Lectures are held in modern laboratories and classrooms with new technology to prepare students for life after uni, while the learning is delivered by lecturers with ''field'' experience and industry professionals offering unique insights. All of that can be experienced in a peaceful city with plenty of European charm and the unique Baltic outlook.

    Awards & Accreditations

    Ranked TOP 1201+

    THE World University Ranking (2022)

    Ranked TOP 800

    THE Impact Rankings (2021)



    Campus Life & Facilities

    • Free sports activities for students (pilates, gym, functional yoga, swimming etc.)
    • A beautiful library located in the historical Jelgava palace
    • Student fraternities and amateur art groups to develop new connections and talents
    • Friendly staff at the international centre ready to help whenever needed

    While studying, we encourage you to join amateur arts groups like the student theatre, choir or dance groups. You can also showcase your skills in sports team that regularly take part in national championships. The University organises yearly balls and student festivals for all to enjoy and games tournaments for those with a competitive spirit.

    Students living in Jelgava have a range of options to enjoy their time outside studies. Jelgava has modern concert halls, sports centres and various art space to visit. Lots of charming cafes can be found throughout the city, as well as fun bars and nightclubs to hang out with friends.


    • Jelgava

      Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, 2 Liela Street, LV-3001, Jelgava