University of Latvia new Campus, Riga, Jelgavas street 3

University of Latvia, located in Riga, is the largest higher education and research institution in Latvia. It has > 14000 students and > 1100 academic and research staff. In total, there are > 300 researchers in Physics and related subjects at the University of Latvia. The University of Latvia celebrated its 100th birthday in September 2019.

Since early 2019, the Department of Physics and Institute of Physics (IPUL) has relocated to a new Science building within the Tornakalns campus.

Riga is the capital and largest city of Latvia. With a ~700k population, it is also the largest city in the Baltic states. Riga is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List and its architecture reflects the various periods of the city′s history since 1201, from the traditional wooden architecture of the city centre to one of the world's largest and best-preserved collections of Art Nouveau buildings.

"Riga" airport is busiest in the Baltic states with almost 90 direct flight destinations and convenient access by bus and car (18 min from campus, 21 min from the centre of Riga).

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