The oldest Latvian academic institution – Riga Technical University – and its most senior – Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Transport and Aeronautics (FMETA) – have had to change their titles several times. But over the time, the quality of education offered by the University has remained consistently high.
Specialists prepared by FMETA are and will be in demand by machinery design and research institutes, passenger, cargo, land and air transport, road transport and logistics companies, freight expedition firms, land and air vehicle maintenance and repair companies, professional and higher education institutions, metalworking, mechanical engineering, wood processing industry, food processing industry and in other manufacturing industries, medical establishments, thermal power plants, cogeneration plants, heating systems design plants.
Each study field represented by FMETA is an essential part of the stabilisation and development of world's future economy.
FMETA is rich:
«Higher education will form the basis for your future life and work, your professional development, and your career. Also note that the years of study spent in life are a special time – be able to appreciate it. Let everyone be creative and not leave «voids» where wonderful fulfillment can be found!» RTU FMETA dean Professor Ēriks Geriņš
RTU Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Transport and Aeronautics offers students a wide range of study opportunities, level of interest and ability, in Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate programmes. At undergradute programmes you may acquire a Bachelor's degree and a second-level higher education (engineer) qualification or a Bachelor's degree. A Master's degree or an engineer's qualification can be obtained while continuing studies at higher level. In some programmes, first-level (college) higher education studies are available. Full-time studies tuition fees can be paid by the Latvian Government for local students. Part-time studies (student-paid tuition) are also offered. Undergraduate studies in some study programmes can also be started at RTU regional centres – Daugavpils, Liepaja, Ventspils and Cesis.