Rīga Stradiņš University

Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU) is a public university in the Republic of Latvia. RSU is presently a leading academic research institution in the fields of medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, rehabilitation, and nursing sciences. In 2024 RSU had ~10 467 students, including >150 doctoral students. Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU) has been recognised as the university with the best reputation in Latvia for four years in a row, gaining the highest rating among the 10 largest Latvian universities according to a study conducted by market research company Kantar TNS in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. RSU has received the title of Export Champion at the Export and Innovation Awards which the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia organises together with the Ministry of Economics. Between 2017 and 2021 RSU applied for 130 international research projects, of which 39 were funded for the total amount over 25 million EUR. Among the funded projects, 13 are Horizon 2020 projects and 9 are ERA-NET projects, and the overall success rate of these programmes is slightly above the EU average. In the EUVABECO project, RSU leads WP2 (MS uptake & dissemination) and participates in WP3, WP5, and WP6, and RSU professor Dace Zavadska is a member of EUVABECO Project Coordination team.