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National Information Centres

Akadēmiskās informācijas centrs (Latvijas ENIC/NARIC)
Academic Information Centre (Latvian ENIC/NARIC)

Post: Vaļņu iela 2
LV-1050 Riga
Office: Dzirnavu iela 16, (3rd floor), Riga, Latvia

Phone: +371 67225155
Fax: +371 67221006
Web Site:
Contact person: Ms Baiba Ramina, Director

National education bodies

Izglītības un zinātnes ministrija
Ministry of Education and Science

Information about education policy, education system (general, vocational and higher education), science and research, youth affairs, sport, international co-operation.

Link(s): Latvian, English

System of education

The Education System in Latvia

The overall description of Latvian education system

Link(s): English, Latvian
Study in Latvia

Information for foreign students on study programmes, living conditions, entrance requirements etc.

Link(s): English

University education

Quality Assurance in Higher Education

Quality Agency for Higher Education

Information on accredited higher education institutions and study programmes.

Link(s): Latvian, English

Post-secondary non-university education

Recognised higher education institutions

The information on recognised higher education institutions is available on Quality Agency for Higher Education E-platform

Link(s): Latvian, English

Policies and procedures for the recognition of qualifications

Information about the recognition of foreign diplomas and foreign qualifications

Link(s): English, Latvian

Recognition of Qualifications held by Refugees

Qualifications Framework


National coordination point for referencing NQF to EQF

National Coordination Point for EQF develops NQF and references national qualifications framework to EQF

Link(s): English, Latvian
Latvian Qualifications Database

Latvian Qualifications Database (LQD) is a unique database in Latvia that contains information on qualifications obtainable in the education system of Latvia.

Link(s): English, Latvian

Self Evaluation Report

Self - Assessment Report

2017 Self - Assessment Report is available

Link(s): English, Latvian
Self - Assessment Report

2018 Self - Assessment Report is available

Link(s): English, Latvian

Diploma Supplement (DS) Information

Responsible organisation

Izglitibas un zinatnes ministrija
Ministry of Education and Science

Vaļņu 2
Latvija, LV-1050

Phone: +371 67226209
Fax: +371 67223905
Link: Latvian, English

Additional information:
Diploma Supplement is introduced by Law and is mandatory for all higher education institutions from 2004. Diploma Supplement in Latvia closely resemble the template recommended by the UNESCO.

Information on DS (legislation, template, chart, etc)

Process of Implementation of the Diploma Supplement

Information about the implementation of the Diploma Supplement in Latvia

Link(s): English, Latvian
Chart of national higher education structure
Link(s): English
Chart of national higher education structure
Link(s): Latvian

Access to higher education

Information on access qualifications to HE in Latvia

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