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Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU) is located in the city of Riga, Latvia. RSU, established in 1923, is a state-funded university, which offers various study programmes and ensures realisation of scientific projects, provides training to experts in health care and social sciences. It is the only university in Latvia, which is integrated into the healthcare system of the country, and therefore ensures effective practical training.

The medical education of RSU corresponds to EU standards and professional requirements set for MDs. The obtained degree is in line with European labour market requirements (part of European comparative degree system) and allows free movement within Europe.

Riga is the capital and the largest city of Latvia. With 639,630 inhabitants, Riga is the largest city in the Baltic states, home to one third of Latvia's population and one tenth of the Baltic states population. Riga was founded in 1201 and is a former Hanseatic League member. Riga's historical centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, noted for its Art Nouveau architecture and 19th century wooden architecture. Riga was the European Capital of Culture during 2014, along with Umeå in Sweden. In 2016, Riga received 2.3 million visitors. It is served by Riga International Airport, the largest and busiest airport in the Baltic states. Riga is a member of Eurocities, the Union of the Baltic Cities and Union of Capitals of the European Union. Riga is one of the key economic and financial centres of the Baltic States. Roughly half of all the jobs in Latvia are in Riga and the city generates more than 50% of Latvia's GDP as well as around half of Latvia's exports.

Application procedure: No entrance exam is held. Admissions are based on an online application followed by the submission of the original documents. To apply for undergraduate programmes, you must have completed secondary education with high grades in biology and chemistry (compulsory) and preferably good grades in physics and mathematics as well.

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