Turiba University. University education and accommodation in Riga

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Turiba University is the largest private business-school in Latvia. It was opened in 1993 in Riga. The University has a full state accreditation. It is an active member of the global, non-profit organization of educational institutions - AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Turība University was the first higher education establishment among Baltic and Scandinavian states which was awarded with the UNWTO accreditation. UNWTO is the United Nations World Tourism Organization which is in charge for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism. The University has been highly evaluated by the internationally recognized experts.

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Study at Turiba University

Turiba business school has more than 4,000 students currently enrolled, including international students from 43 countries. Five faculties of Turiba offer 25 study programmes in all major categories of degrees available for postsecondary students: bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Academic degree programmes are available in business administration and international tourisms. Studies are held in Latvian and English languages. Studies are not solely based just on academic work and theoretical knowledge, but also give students practical skills to carry into the workplace. In Turiba, practical studies account for 60% of study time, whereas the theory – only 40%.


  • Business Administration.
  • Law.
  • International Tourism.
  • Communication.

Turiba University highly values students' achievements in studies. For qualifying students and depending on their academic performance, programme of study, and campus of record, the University offers three types of special scholarships.

International cooperation

Turiba University is participant of ERASMUS+ programme of the European Union. It is Higher Education exchange programme for students, teachers and institutions. Also, in collaboration with the higher education establishments from 6 EC countries and Turkey, Turiba offers double degree programmes. The university is also a participating in the activity of the unique academic network and an international non-profit association - UNeECC, the University Network of the European Capitals of Culture. Turība University is an active member of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business is a global, non-profit membership organization of educational institutions, businesses and other entities devoted to the advancement of management education.

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Turiba University has its own spacious student dormitory. The dormitory has enough rooms to accommodate every and all international and domestic non-local students. The five-storey building is situated on-campus of Turiba University. The address is 68 Graudu str.

Student residence Turiba Atgāzenes str., Riga, LV-1004



The dormitory offers standard double, triple and quad rooms. The common areas include modern, well-equipped shower cabins, water-closets and kitchens located on the floor. In addition to inexpensive standard rooms, the dormitory offers comfort en-suite rooms (the room has a private bathroom with shower and toilet).

Price range

The cost of renting a standard room for students of Turiba University is varied from 67 EUR (in quad room) to 270 EUR (single room) per month. If there are free rooms, the students can rent squad or triple room as a single or double room.

The cost of renting a comfort en-suite room for students of Turiba University is varied from 265 EUR (in quad room) to 600 EUR (single room) per month.

What is included in rent?

The rent price includes utility payments, bed linen and unlimited, high-speed wireless Internet.

What amenities are dormitory offering?

Students have access to:

  • class rooms;
  • video library;
  • computer room;
  • self-service laundry;
  • sport facility.

The dormitory has a café, hairdressing salon and dentist.

How do you get from dormitory to the historical part of Riga?

It will take only 10 minute on electrical train to reach business and historical center of Riga from University campus. The electrical train stop is called “Turiba University” and it is situated close to the Turiba.