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.
The study programs of FEEM have been already evaluated for five years, constantly improving the evaluation. At 2020 three master’s study programs – «Leadership and Management», «Industrial Engineering and Management» and «Occupational safety» – have been additionally included in the ranking, whereas the other programs have received a higher rating than last year.
The study program «Entrepreneurship and Management» has risen the fastest, by five places, in the «Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking». It ranks 31st in its field among the 100 best study programs in the world. Whereas, «Total Quality Management» and «Civil Construction and Real Estate Management» improved the ranking by three places, now ranking ninth among the world’s 100 best quality management programs and 15th among the world’s 50 best real estate management study programs.
The ratings of «Urban and Regional Engineering Economics» (21st place in the field of sustainable development and environmental management) and «Administration of Customs and Taxes» (29th place in the field of taxation) are also better. The newly included programs have also received a good rating. Among the 100 best study programs in environmental safety in the world, «Occupational Safety» ranks 15th, and «Leadership and Management» – 34th in the field of leadership. In turn, «Industrial Engineering and Management» is rated as the fourth best program in its field in Eastern Europe. Among the study programs of Eastern Europe, there are four other programs in the ranking – the MBA program «Innovation and Entrepreneurship» – being the second best in its field, «Business Finance» and «Organization and Management of International Economic Relations» – the third, and «Economics» – the fourth best in their field.
(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.