We are proud of belonging to one of the largest universities in Latvia - Rīga Stradiņš University.

The Red Cross Medical College of Rīga Stradiņš University is an agency under the supervision of Rīga Stradiņš University.

The College provides highly qualified medical education:

First-level higher professional educationVocational educationVocational secondary educationContinuing education

Who are we?

The Red Cross Medical College of Rīga Stradiņš University  - is a modern, stable and demanded educational institution with more than 100 years of rich history and experience in medical education!

The College is proud of its Red Cross name and during its entire existence has complied with its fundamental values, which are symbolised by the Red Cross and are embodied by the Merciful Nurse: justice, courage, intelligence, modesty and charity.


Our Advantages:

  • Studying under the supervision of highly qualified lecturers
  • Practice in health care facilities, improving theoretical knowledge and practical skills
  • Free access to a wide range of educational literature and services at the RSU Information centre for Health Care Specialists
  • The opportunity to receive a monthly scholarship
  • The opportunity to engage in the College Students’ self-government and Operative Unit
  • Growing international communications network within the framework of Erasmus+ and NordPlus programmes
  • An opportunity to live in the Student Hostel in Mežciems

What is our goal and tasks?


To further professional nurse and physician assistant education and possible continuing education with regard to labour market requirements, purposefully using the existing intellectual, logistical and financial resources, establishing a closer cooperation between the lecturers, promoting mutual integration of study subjects and cooperation with counterparts abroad, and modernizing the interaction between lecturers and students during the learning process.


  • Improve the first-level higher education study programmes
  • Attract and maintain the student contingent
  • Promote the continuing education of lecturers
  • Create a material base for a modern, innovative and topical study programme
  • Promote an open and creative cooperation with shared responsibilities between lecturers and students during the study process