Create for the world – study architecture! Enrollment at RISEBA BA programme ARCHITECTURE continues

Information for Latvian applicants
Scholarship seekers, high school graduates of the year 2016 and earlier and Master programme* applicants can apply directly to university (RISEBA Information Centre, 3 Meza Street, Riga) or through our online platform. Admission period for applicants from Latvia is until 19 August, 2017.

Information for International Applicants
All international (non–Latvian) applicants can apply online via https://riseba.dreamapply.com/. Admission period for international applicants is from April 1 to June 30, 2017

Required documents:
Copy of previous education completion certificate or diploma (original must be presented),
4 photos (3 x 4 cm),
Passport copy (original must be presented) or valid ID,
Curriculum Vitae (required for postgraduate study applicants only).

Registration fee:
30 EUR for Latvian applicants (receipt or online banking printout). Bank details.
190 EUR for international applicants (invoice will be issued after registration). Documents regarding your previous education will be transferred to Latvian Academic Information Centre for verification.

* Studies in the professional Masters study programme ARCHITECTURE will start in February, 2018.

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Summer admission for BA architecture studies at FAD is now open!

Information for Latvian applicants

Graduates of Year 2017 and scholarship seekers (citizens of Latvia) can apply for Bachelor study programmes through the united electronic application system (VUPP) starting from 26 June, 2017. Scholarship seekers, high school graduates of Year 2016 and earlier can apply directly to university (RISEBA Information Centre, 3 Meza Street, Riga) or through the online platform.
Admission period for applicants from Latvia is from 1 April to 19 August, 2017.

Information for International applicants

All international (non–Latvian) applicants can apply online –
https://riseba.dreamapply.com/en_LV/.
Admission period for international applicants is from 1 April to 30 June, 2017.

Upcoming study year starts in September.

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BLOG: Study trip to Italy for 3rd-year architecture students Camera

Ranay Utkelbayeva / 3rd-year student

In June, 2017 the destination of the study trip for the 3rd year was a country with rich history behind – Italy. During the tour we visited several cities: Milan, Genova, Bologna and Rome. The trip was followed by RISEBA FAD tutors: Viesturs Celmins (LV) and Thomas Stellmach (DE). Taking into account, the studio task for the last semester on Education / Knowledge mile – the main research topic in Italy was University campuses.

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FAD students take part in the International Students Research and Artistic Creation Conference "Changing World – in Search for New Solutions – 2017"

Šī gada 7. jūnijā noslēdzās RISEBA un AS „Rietumu Banka” studentu zinātniskā un māksliniecisko jaunrades darbu konference „Mainīgā pasaule – jaunu risinājumu meklējumos – 2017”, kurā divas dienas četru sekciju ietvaros savus zinātniskos ziņojumus prezentēja un ar radošajiem darbiem iepazīstināja vairāk nekā 60 studenti un skolēni.

Atzinības rakstus sekcijā "Biznesa psiholoģija un cilvēkresursu vadība" ieguva šī gada Arhitektūras bakalaura programmas absolventi Ervīns Gorelovs ar pētījumu "Satelītpilsētu modeļa piemērojamība esošajā Rēzeknes un apkārtnes pilsētu tīklā kā ilgtspējīgs risinājums Latgales centrālā reģiona attīstībai" un Mārtiņš Māls par darbu "Design Approaches and Principles for Austism Spectrum Disorder". Atzinību sekcijā "Reklāma vakar, šodien rīt" ieguva arī absolvente Aļona Purvlīce ar bakalaura darbā izstrādāto pētījumu "Contemporary Tendencies of the Development of Circus Architecture. Riga Circus".

Vairāk par konferences rezultātiem un foto šeit

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1st and 2nd year architecture students explores Finish architecture on the annual study tour from June 4 to 9 Camera

From June 4 to 9 architecture students of 1st and 2nd years went on the annual study tour to Finland. The road trip started with the bus tour to Helsinki, then continued to Tampere, Jyvaskyla, Seinajoki, Rauma and Turku. Students were accompanied by tutors Bart Melort, Gosia Olchowska, Dina Suhanova and Ints Menģelis.

Along the tour the group explored the historical architecture of Finland and Helsinki city, studied the legacy of the most celebrated midcentury Modernism Finnish architect Alvar Aalto, visited recent contemporary culture and sacral architecture and housing developments, visited the Aalto University and Tampere University of Technology, had a tour in the largest Finnish architecture office JKMM architects, enjoyed relaxing urban and rural sauna, and much more.

Photos: Dina Suhanova

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RISEBA FAD end of 2016/2017 spring semester architecture student projects reviews and events Camera

The BA architecture student projects reviews this year are organised in three days from Wednesday, May 24 to Friday, May 26 concluding with the open guest lecture, award ceremony and student party in the courtyard of H2O 6 on Friday. 
Presentations will start on Wednesday, May 24, 9.00 with the 3rd-year architecture design studio projects on “Knowledge mile and mobility in Pārdaugava”. On Thursday, May 25, 14.00, 2nd year architecture design studio will present proposals for The Visitor Center of Daugavas loki Nature Park in Latgale. On May 26, 10.00, 1st year Basics of Design studio with the private house projects in Moscow Forstadt, Street Līksnas. Read more to see the program.

Welcome to join the presentations, reviews and other events!
Location: RISEBA Architecture and Media Centre H2O 6, Street Durbes 4, 3rd-floor design studio.

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PROCESS 17: RISEBA FAD and RTU AF architecture student creative process exhibition Camera

Architecture student work exhibition PROCESS 17 will show the development stages of study projects by recreating the typical architecture studio interior with student sketches and scale models. Among the students' works, there will also be drawings from the works of this year's Architectural Award of the Year nominees.

Opening of the exhibition – Tuesday, May 16, 17.00 in the Cupola hall of the Latvian National Museum of Art.

The exhibition is organized as a collaboration between RISEBA University Architecture programme and RTU Faculty of Architecture students.

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SLICE of ARCHITECTURE lecture cycle as a parallel session of the RISEBA University international scientific conference: Apr 28, 14.00 Camera

Welcome to join the three lecture cycle (Slice of Architecture) starting at Riseba University / FAD on Apr 28, 14.00 – 16.00, room 303:

  • Architect and guest teacher Dirk Jan Postel (NL) with the lecture "Stepping up ambitions: our cradle-to-cradle design book"
  • 3rd-year Architecture design studio and tutor Ilze Paklone about their studio research on University Campuses
  • Architect and guest teacher Bart Melort (BE) with the topic "Sustainable business".

The lecture cycle is organized as the parallel session of the 10th Annual Scientific Baltic Business Management Conference of RISEBA University “Sustainable Organisations: Creating and Managing in Turbulent Business Environment” taking place at RISEBA Arhitektūras un mediju centrs H2O 6.

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