Small study groups and individual approach
Small study groups, lecturers' commitment and interest to each student and friendly atmosphere ensures quality learning experience, which allows students to take ana ctive part in the process. The flexible schedule of lectures also allows students to take on part-time roles as well.
Upon graduation, students gain a professional degree and qualification. During the study process, learners have access to qualified industry professionals, leading researchers and opinion leaders. ViA regularly welcomes guest lecturers from across the world. The university is also in the Top 10 most recommended universities in Latvia (voted by employers). 100% of students gain work experince whilst pursuing their degree.
ViA boasts homely and modern equipment, it is also a home to a large library.
Every fifth student goes on a student exchange or internship to various countries across the world. ViA has nearly 100 partner universities, which also gives students first hand experience and an opportunity to learn other languages, such as English, Spanish or French. Each year, the university welcomes dozens of international students.
ViA is located in a beautiful area in Latvia and a city that is known for being a creative-hub. Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences is the first in the Baltic States to gain the "Green flag" and a status of a ECO University, which it maintains by looking after the nature and organising various environmentally friendly events each year.
Exciting student life
Vidzeme University's Student Union regularly organises events for its students, learners have access to various sporting activities not only at the university but in Valmiera and the surrounding areas - whether it's choir, dancing, volleyball, basketball, theatre or something else.