Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences

4.6 out of 5 (16 reviews) Valmiera, Latvia
Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences offers high quality and flexible study programmes with skilfully balanced theory and practice. They are adapted to current needs of the society and changes on the labour market. The study quality is provided by experienced and professional academic staff, progressive study forms and by students themselves who know what goals they want to achieve and how to gain success.

Short Courses

Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)



Studies in Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences are organized in six study directions - Business administration, Communication and Media, Information technologies, Engineering, Governance, Tourism.


Research Directions

Faculty of Engineering and Sociotechnical Systems Engineering Institute

  • Smart technologies and eco-buildings in the national economy
  • Virtual reality technologies and vizualisation
  • Socio-technical systems modelling technologies
  • E-learning management and technologies

Faculty of Society and Science and Institute of Social, Economic and Humanities Research

  • Sustainable national economy and knowledge society
  • Communication ecosystem and technologies


Housing services

Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences offers only double rooms for its students (two students share 1 room). All rooms are fully furnished. A bathroom and toilet is shared between four students (two rooms). Several rooms share one kitchen equipped with a fridge and cooking facilities.

Most students prepare their own food in the kitchens at the student hostels; this will be slightly cheaper than buying your food at cafeterias and canatines in Valmiera. If you prefer to cook for yourself, you can use the kitchens, however, the utensils for kitchens are not provided.

Medical services

Health Services

For non-serious illness and to by medicines you can ask a pharmacist in the pharmacies in the city.

If you have a medical problem, you can get in touch with Valmiera Hospital or one of the many private physicians working in the city