Deadline: April 1, 2024

10 scholarships (value of EUR 1000) are available for international participants to take part in the 2024 Summer School.

Students and academic staff from the following countries are eligible to apply: USA, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium (Walloon-Brussels Federation), Bulgaria, Czech Republic, South Korea, Egypt, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Estonia, Indonesia, Iceland, Italy, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Hungary, Cyprus, Kyrgyzstan, People's Republic of China, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Peru, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Fiji, Germany, Namibia, Senegal, Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, and Vietnam.

The scholarship covers accommodation in a student hostel, two meals a day, activities included in the summer school programme, workshops, lectures, study tours, cultural activities, and all the necessary materials and equipment.

The scholarship does not cover travel, VISA and insurance costs. Participants are obliged to cover their own travel expenses from their country of origin to Riga, Latvia. The organisers of the Summer School will provide transportation from Riga to the Summer School venue in Valmiera as far as possible.

The deadline for applications for the scholarships for foreign participants is 1 April 2024. Candidates will be selected on the basis of a competitive application form, motivation and creativity. The awarding of scholarships to candidates is subject to the approval of the Evaluation Committee of the State Education Development Agency.


Applications are open to both Bachelor and Master level students in the humanities and engineering fields of study such as architecture and urbanism, spatial development planning, construction, arts and design, audiovisual arts and similar. If motivated, the participation of students from other specialisations will also be supported. Participants must be at least 18 years old and should have advanced English skills.

To apply, candidates should fill in the APPLICATION FORM and submit CV, motivation letter and photograph or digital image of the most recent creative work or project. Foreign participants applying for Latvian state scholarships additionally must submit a copy of their passport or ID, proof of student status and (if available) proof of English language skills.

The Summer School organisers will inform all applicants on the results of the scholarship competition by e-mail after 18 April.

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