Latvian state scholarships for studies 2018/2019


Undergraduate Master PHD

Location (s):

  • Latvia


Latvian Government is now accepting applications for ‘Study Scholarships’ to pursue undergraduate, master and PhD degree. These scholarships are available to international students for the academic year 2018-2019.


Language of instruction at Latvian higher education institutions is mainly Latvian, however there are a few study programmes offered in English (please, visit the website for more information).

Applications for bachelor`s and the first level of professional higher education studies will be accepted from students who have successfully completed at least one academic year of studies (at their home higher education institution or at a Latvian higher education institution, if they already have been studying in Latvia) at the moment of application (February, March 2018).

Scholarships for bachelor`s  and master`s  studies are granted for one academic year –a time period up to 10 months (for PhD-students – up to 11 months).

Scholarship for master`s  studies in the study programmes of Latvian philology, Latvian literature, Latvian culture and Latvian history can be granted for two academic years, i.e. for the duration of master`s study programme.

Opportunity is About:


Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

Scholarships are offered to foreign students, researchers and teaching staff who have successfully completed at least one academic year of studies for studies, research and participation in summer schools.

Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Citizens from countries that have signed an agreement with Latvia or offer scholarships for Latvian citizens can apply for the Latvian state scholarships. To see countries, citizens of which are eligible to apply for the scholarships.


Deadline: April 01, 2018

Cost/funding for participants:

The amount of the Latvian state scholarship for studies is:

  • For bachelor`s and master`s students – 500 EUR per month;
  • For PhD students – 670 EUR per month.

All study programmes in English at Latvian higher education institutions are not free of charge.

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