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Postdoctoral Research Fellowships for International Students at Riga Technical University in Latvia, 2019

Riga Technical University is seeking applicants for its Postdoctoral Research Fellowships program. These fellowships are available for applicants from all over the world.

The aim is to attract post-doctoral researchers that would contribute to the development of excellent research at RTU in accordance with the strategic goals of the university.

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A golden opportunity for pursuing studies in Latvia.

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Riga Technical University (RTU) is the oldest technical university in the Baltics. It is located in Riga, Latvia it was previously known as Riga Poly Technical Institute. RTU is moving in the right direction on the way to becoming a modern university of the third generation.

Why at Riga Technical University? RTU was established in 1862 as a multi-discipline polytechnic higher educational establishment. RTU is accredited, internationally recognized European university that implements academic and professional study programs of advanced quality.

Brief Description

University or Organization: Riga Technical University
Department: NA
Course Level: Postdoctoral Research program
Award: 133 806 EUR
Access Mode: Online
Number of Awards: NA
Nationality: All nationalities
The program can be taken in Latvia
Application Deadline: Closed


  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. acquired after 15 December 2012.
  • Applicants of all nationalities can apply for these fellowships.
  • The research project must contribute to the achievement of the Smart Specialization Strategy of Latvia; The research project must comply with the priority research areas of RTU: Energy and Environment; City and Development; Information and Communication; Transport; Materials, Processes, and Technologies; Safety and Security.

Research Scholarship

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Applicants can apply by post or email.
  • Supporting Documents: The fully filled-out scientific description of the project proposal – Research project proposal(in English), Curriculum vitae, copy of the diploma, a notice from the employer about parental leave or temporary work disability (if applicable), a statement by the postdoctoral researcher, a statement from the head of a relevant RTU structural, a letter of intent from, a statement from the potential scientific advisor, a statement of one enterprise or a collegial body of enterprises
  • Language Requirement: Applicants must be fluent in English.

Benefit: 133 806 EUR per project with a maximum salary of 2731 EUR per month (including taxes) and maximum unit costs of 800 EUR per month Maximum duration: 36 months Numbers of Scholarships:

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