In accordance with bilateral agreements on co-operation in education and science concluded between Latvian government and a few countries Latvia 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 2018/2019 academic year. The Ministry of Education and Science of Latvia has delegated the administration of the Latvian state scholarships to the State Education Development Agency (Valsts izglītības attīstības aģentūra – VIAA).

ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS for the academic year 2018/2019

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

Country Country Country
1.Azerbaijan10.Italy19.Tajikistan
2.Belgium
(Federation Wallonia – Brussels)
11.Kazakhstan20.The People`s Republic of China
3.Bulgaria12.Kyrgyzstan21.Turkey
4.Croatia13.Mexico22.Turkmenistan
5.Cyprus14.Moldova23.Ukraine
6.Finland15.Mongolia24.Uzbekistan
7.France16.Peru 
8.Georgia17.South Korea 
9.Israel18.Spain 

*The Agreements can be found at the following links:

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

 Country Country Country Country
1.Austria5.Germany9.Indonesia13.Slovakia
2.Czech Republic6.Greece10.Japan14. Sweden
3.Denmark7.Hungary11.Lithuania15. Switzerland
4.Estonia 8. Iceland12. Norway16.The United States of America