Transport and Telecommunication Institute

Riga, Latvia

No. Students: 4,700 No. of Academic staff: 220
Funding type: Public
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Why should I study here?

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  • TSI is a big investment in your future, and be sure that you're choosing the right university.
  • Education with a focus on practical skills and professional relevance, giving you excellent prospects for employment and career development.
  • They provide a meeting space for entrepreneurial students and graduates to network, share ideas and form collaborations. The facility can also be used for business meetings,presentations and brainstorming sessions.
  • Modern study programs and European standards. The geographical location of the country makes it a natural meeting place for different cultures. Staying in such an environment offers the chance to broaden ones horizons and international contacts. Historic, international,fashionable and friendly, Riga is the perfect place to live and study.


Transport and Telecommunication institute (TSI) - is a modern private accredited university with the almost centennial history. TSI – is the university-successor of the legendary RKIIGA (Riga Red-Banner Civil Aviation Institute) and RAU (Riga Aviation University). The famous building of TSI is located in the capital of Latvia – Riga.

In the present-day appearance TSI was established in 1999. Nowadays TSI – is the only one private technical college university type in Latvia, where you can get higher education in Russian, Latvian and English languages. The University received permanent accreditation in Latvia as a higher education institution.

The University provides with the academic programs in the following directions: aviation transport, economics and management, transport and logistics, computer sciences, electronics and telecommunication. In June 2013 all education directions of TSI received accreditation for the maximum period – 6 years.

In TSI you can get higher professional education of first and second levels, bachelor and master degrees, prepare and defend a doctoral dissertation.

TSI is conducting the diversified research scientific work. According to the results of expert evaluation Transport and Telecommunication Institute is the only one among private colleges included in the list of leading scientific institutions, acting in Latvia. Also TSI is included in the list of Worldwide Professional University Ranking (World TOP 500) and achieved an excellent results;in the rating of “Latvijas Avize”TSI achieved excellent results taking honorable second place among private institutions of higher education in Latvia!

TSI actively cooperates with universities and companies around the world. The number of foreign students in the university increases each year.

There are students from Russia, India, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, UK and other countries.

Since 2005, TSI provides a supplement to a Diploma (Diploma Supplement Label), approved by the European Commission. This document confirms the compliance of the study programs with the European standards.


Registration Documents
  • TSI Registration Documents
  • Higher Education Institution Certificate
  • Non government higher education establishment (University of Applied Sciences) in Latvian Republic with permanent accreditation. TSI Accreditation Certificate Nr. 032, granted by LR Education and Science Ministry, 25.01.2002
  • Research Institution Registration Certificate
Accreditation Certificates for the realization of all TSI study programmes
  • Study Direction MANAGEMENT - Accreditation Certificate Nr. 147.
  • Study Direction ECONOMICS - Accreditation Certificate Nr. 145.
  • Study Direction MECHANICS and METALWORKING, HEATPOWER, MECHANICAL ENGINEERING - Accreditation Certificate Nr. 276.
  • Study Direction TRANSPORT SERVICES - Accreditation Certificate Nr. 288.


For non-resident and foreign students of TTI the institute offers an opportunity to live in a comfortable hotel (*** class) recently opened after reconstruction.

Location: in 5 minutes from the institute, in 5 minutes from the public city transport, in 15 minutes from the city center.

Facilities: Single and double rooms are furniture, with toilet and shower,

Kitchen and Internet (10 ls per room) are available on every floor,

Parking near the hotel (20 ls per month).

Restaurant on the ground floor.

Price (depends on the room choice):

  • Single room
  • Double room

Student life

Students self-government an organization of students to address key issues related to the life of students at the University. These issues include organization of leisure, students rights protection, collaboration with other universities and public organizations and more. The Students self-government is elected by the students themselves.

At TSI, you will meet people who will change your life. You will make lifelong friends and become part of the University. You might join and take part in many student performances or travel to another countryto work or study with some classmates.

Master's Programmes at Transport and Telecommunication Institute

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