Riga Technical University takes part in many national and international ratings and comparison tools. International ratings promote healthy competition among universities; they may be of use for future students choosing a university to study. Ratings allow RTU to assess its achievements according to the international criteria and weigh itself against other higher education institutions in Latvia and abroad. Based on the ranks received within various ratings it is possible to make conclusions on the current performance and set new goals concerning organization of the study process, research activities and overall sustainable development and progress of the university.
Master study programmes of the Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management (FEEM) of Riga Technical University (RTU) and Riga Business School (RBS) of RTU have been highly ranked for the fifth time by the prestigious international Master study programme ranking «Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking 2018».
The Eduniversal Business School Ranking includes top 1000 best higher education institutions in 154 countries. Based on alumni and employer surveys, as well as the assessment of study programmes, 4000 Master and MBA (Master of Business Administration) study programmes in different specialisations are ranked both in global and regional rankings.
The programmes are divided by thematic groups, and each group has a global ranking of top 100 study programmes. These rankings include a total of five Master professional study programmes of RTU FEEM, each ranked 20th–43rd, respectively, in their thematic group.
Among top 200 universities and business school programmes in the Eastern European region, the four study programmes of RTU FEEM have been included in the thematic group rankings, each ranked 5th–8th in their thematic group.
Master professional study programme «Management of Enterprises and Organisations» of RTU RBS has been highly recognised and included in three categories in the Eastern European region, taking 9th, 14th and 15th place.
(PRME) is a United Nations-supported initiative founded in 2007 as a platform to raise the profile of sustainability in schools around the world, and to equip today's business students with the understanding and ability to deliver change tomorrow. As a voluntary initiative with over 650 signatories worldwide, PRME has become the largest organised relationship between the United Nations and management-related higher education institutions.
FEEM is a member of PRME since 2008.
European University Association’s (EUA) Institutional Evaluation Programme (IEP) originally evaluated Riga Technical University in 2013 with the report submitted to the University in June 2013. In 2016 the University subsequently requested that IEP carry out a follow-up evaluation. IEP is an independent membership service of the EUA that offers evaluations to support the participating institutions in the continuing development of their strategic management and internal quality culture. IEP is a full member of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA) and is listed in the European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education (EQAR).
RTU is ranked in the following international ratings: QS Stars University Ratings, QS University Rankings: EECA, U-Multirank, UI GreenMetric Ranking, 4International Colleges & Universities, Worldwide Professional University Rankings, Webometrics Ranking of World Universities and other.