Welcome to the Largest Private University in the Baltic States!
Turiba University is one of the leading private higher educational institutions in Latvia, with stable traditions and a clear vision of a common European educational space. Founded in 1993, Turiba is proud of its more than 3500 students, 15 000 alumni, modern lecture auditoriums, library, student campus - hostel, and big sports hall.
Turiba University offers studies in Business, Tourism, Communication, and IT fields. Turiba University also offers a wide range of opportunities to obtain knowledge and experience abroad - ERASMUS programs, double degree and bilateral exchange programs.
The university is internationally oriented; there are around 1000 international students from 45 countries and many international lecturers and guest speakers. We offer a multicultural and friendly environment for any culture and any individual.
Turiba has 3 faculties and 1 study department:
- Business Administration (Business, Logistics, and Communication directions)
- International Tourism
- Computer systems
Why choose studies in Turiba University?
- High-quality and world-recognized studies at a leading private university in the Baltic states
- Scholarship opportunities, ERASMUS, and double degree programs
- Practically-oriented studies and internship possibilities
- Studies in a multicultural and friendly environment
- International accreditation and worldwide recognized degrees
- Modern campus, comfortable study, and living environment
- Safe and secure environment
- Personal approach to every student from professors and staff
- Studies in Riga, the biggest city of the Baltic states, which is the economic and cultural center of the Baltics
Turiba is a practically-oriented university because practical studies make up 60% of the time spent on studies, whereas theory makes up 40%. Lecturers are field professionals with a wide experience that, in addition to theory, gives an insight into the world of the particular field. You will have an internship and gain work experience during your studies each year in the spring and summer. You can choose your internship company in Latvia or abroad. Students can also receive ERASMUS scholarships if they participate in an internship abroad.
Turiba University has received recognition from employers and is ranked among the most recognized universities. 99.61% of graduates are employed—it is the highest employment rate among Latvian universities; furthermore, more than 80% of university students are working during their studies.
Our alumni work and students are interns in well-known national and international companies and organizations. Tourism faculty cooperates, and graduates are working at Booking.com, Radisson Hotels, Accor Group Hotels, and Kempinski Hotels. IT field students are employed by such well-known IT and technology companies as Accenture, Tieto Latvia, Visma Enterprise, and Envirotech. Communication alumni are working in the most significant cultural organizations in Latvia, as well as as state and government communications specialists and as PR and communication managers in major national and international companies. Business program alumni are employed as CEOs in different national-level companies (for example, Riga International Airport, TET, Sakret, and many others) and also run their own businesses.
Tourism programs have been awarded the prestigious UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization) TedQual accreditation. Turiba University is the only University in the Baltic States and Northern Europe that holds this prestigious accreditation.