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Latvia University of Agriculture



Based in the city of Jelgava, the Latvia University of Agriculture specializes in forestry, food technology and agricultural science. With close to 5,000 students, the university is one of Latvia’s most popular study destinations for these subject areas. Among the university’s highlights is the Jelgava Palace, an 18th century palace built by Francesco Bartholomeo Rastrelli and now used for educational purposes. Students every year look forward to attending the prestigious Christmas Ball in the palace.

There are eight faculties at the university:

  • Faculty of Economics and Social Development
  • Faculty of Information Technologies
  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Environment and Civil Engineering
  • Forest Faculty
  • Faculty of Food Technology
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

University Highlights

Total students - 3,555


Total faculty staff - 253


Total students - 3,555


Total faculty staff - 253

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