In accordance with bilateral agreements on co-operation in education and science, the State Education Development Agency (Valsts izglītības attīstības aģentūra – VIAA) offers scholarships to foreign students, researchers and teaching staff for studies, research and participation in summer schools in Latvian higher education institutions (HEIs) in the 2016/2017 academic year.


    ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS

    I. Citizens from countries which have signed an Agreement* on co-operation in education and science

     

    Country

     

    Country

     

    Country

    1. 

    Azerbaijan

    11.

    Georgia

    21.

    Peru

    2. 

    Belgium

    (French Community of Belgium)

    12.

    Greece

    22. 

    Poland***

    3.

    Bulgaria

    13. 

    Hungary

    23. 

    Portugal

    4. 

    China

    14. 

    Israel

    24. 

    Slovenia

    5. 

    Croatia

    15. 

    Italy

    25. 

    South Korea

    6. 

    Cyprus

    16. 

    Kazakhstan 

    26. 

    Tajikistan

    7. 

    Czech Republic

    17. 

    Lithuania**

    27. 

    Turkey

    8. 

    Estonia

    18. 

    Mexico

    28. 

    Turkmenistan

    9. 

    Finland

    19. 

    Moldova

    29. 

    Uzbekistan

    10. 

    France

    20. 

    Mongolia

     

    *The Agreements can be found at the following links:

    **Applicants from Lithuania are required to apply via the Education Exchange Support Foundation of Lithuania (www.smpf.lt).

    ***Citizens of Poland who are granted a scholarship for studies and research in Latvian HEIs based on the Latvian and Polish Cultural and Educational Programme of Cooperation for the Years 2013 – 2016 receive their scholarship from the sending Party. Applicants from Poland are kindly asked to contact the Bureau for Academic Recognition and International Exchange of the Republic of Poland (http://www.buwiwm.edu.pl).

    Addresses here: ?d=34115_Adreses_Lietuva_Igaunija_Cehija_Ungarija_Polija_220116.doc


    II. 
    Citizens from countries that offer scholarships for Latvian students, researchers and teaching staff without formal agreements on co-operation in education and science

     

    Country

     

    Country

     

    Country

     

    Country

    1.

    Austria

    4.

    Iceland

    7.

    Slovakia

    10.

    United States of America

    2. 

    Denmark

    5. 

    Japan

    8. 

    Sweden

     

     

    3. 

    Germany

    6. 

    Norway

    9. 

    Switzerland