In accordance with bilateral agreements on co-operation in education and science between the Latvian Government and some other countries, the State Education Development Agency (Valsts izglītības attīstības aģentūra – VIAA) offers scholarships to foreign students, researchers and academic staff for studies, research and participation in summer schools in Latvian higher education institutions (HEIs).
Eligibility criteria for the Latvian scholarship
- Citizens from countries that have signed an Agreement on co-operation in education and science
- Citizens from countries that offer scholarships for Latvian students, researchers and academic staff without formal agreements
The list of countries whose citizens can apply for the scholarships for the current academic year are available by link.
The State Education Development Agency offers three types of scholarships to foreign students, researchers and academic staff:
Additional information can be found on the State Education Development Agency homepage