Career opportunities

Study medicine in Europe Latvia EU: After completing this six year undergraduate course, you will achieve  the Medical Doctor (MD) degree. This qualification entitles the graduates to continue their professional growth in  70 different residency programme in Latvia as well as in other countries to train to become a doctor or a specialist.

RSU medical graduates have successfully continued their education and professional pursuits in the UK and other EU/EEA member countries. Many graduates have passed ECFMG exams and got their medical practice license in  US , Australia, Sri Lanka, India, Lebanon, Syria, Israel, Jordan and many other countries.

Study medicine in Europe Latvia EU, achieve the MD degree and qualify for doctoral programmes in case you wish to do so.

Why study medicine in RSU Latvia EU ?

The Faculty of Medicine at RSU offers professional education – an opportunity to study medicine from the experts and under the guidance of professors from Latvian universities and hospitals, as well as from abroad. As a result, you will acquire up-to-date knowledge and skills, which are competitive in Europe and the rest of the world.

Holders of qualifications issued in one EU member state shall have adequate access to an assessment of these qualifications in another EU member state.

Study medicine in RSU Latvia EU

  • Basic, clinical, biological and social sciences are taught simultaneously, with communication skills serving as an important part of the curriculum.
  • Dissection of cadaver is carried out when studying anatomy of the human body. This draws the study environment closer to real life situations, since, unlike with study models, each cadaver has its unique anatomical features.
  • A significant part of study time (~30%) is devoted to the understanding of disease prevention – how a GP-supervised family health service team works and how it promotes patient engagement in healthcare and supports the use of preventive measures, thus noticeably reducing the number of hospitalised patients.
  • Technological advances are fostered by systematic use of information technology and the developing of students’ computing skills.
  • Professional development and ethics is an integral part of the programme.
  • Lifelong learning skills are acquired by systematically using diverse learning approaches.


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