Riga Technical University offers accommodation to students who are or will be registered as a student at RTU and remain registered throughout their stay.

Application Periods:

  • Autumn Semester: Applications open in May.
  • Spring Semester: Applications open in November.

Exchange/ERASMUS Students:

Application Period:

  • From May 5 to July 5 for the Autumn semester, and from November 6 to December 22 for the Spring semester.

Full-Time Students:

  • Application Period: From May 5 to July 31 for the Autumn semester, and from November 6 to December 22 for the Spring semester.


In order to apply for RTU accommodation

To apply for accommodation at RTU, please complete the

(Note: Applications submitted after the deadline will be placed on a waiting list. We will contact you if a vacancy becomes available.)

Before applying, we recommend reading our Terms and Conditions and Regulations and Policies.


Booking Confirmation: 

  • If we will be able to accommodate you, you will receive a booking confirmation, with a request to pay the dormitory security deposit (EUR 200) and three months’ rent upfront (EUR 660). (For a budget double shared room, the total is 860 EUR.) 
  • Only after payment made, you will receive a final booking confirmation. 

Checking in at the Dormitory: 

  • After checking in and signing the rental agreement, you will need to pay the remaining three months' rent within two weeks. 
  • The payment for entrance cards, priced at 7 EUR, must be made after signing the rental agreement. Payments can be completed through internet banking, bank transfer, or at a post office. (We do not accept cash payments.) 

Additional Notes: 

  • The accommodation booking will only be confirmed when a student is accepted for studies and all fees are covered. 
  • The minimum booking period is 5 months. Early termination of the contract will require payment for the remaining months. 
  • Confirmation of booking will be sent via email by "". 

For Current Students: 

Current student applications will be placed on a waiting list as availability for the start of the semester cannot be guaranteed. We will reach out as soon as a vacancy becomes available. 

For Erasmus Students: 

If you are returning from an Erasmus program, please submit the booking application form at least 2 months before your arrival. In the "special requirements" section, indicate "returning from Erasmus". 

Moving out of dormitory

The minimum booking period for dormitory rooms is 5 months. If you do not wish to extend your stay, please inform the dormitory administration in writing at least 30 days in advance, specifying your intention not to renew the agreement and providing your planned move-out date. Please note that if you move out before the end of the 5-month period, you are still responsible for covering the rent for the entire 5 months. Failure to notify the administration will lead to the obligation of paying the rent for the following month. 

Important! If you hold a residence permit in Latvia, you are required to register your new residence address at the Immigration Office within three days following the change of address.


Deposits will be refunded if the student fulfils all contractual obligations, and the room matches the condition described in the inventory of fixtures recorded when the student moved in. 

Refunds will be processed after the Dormitory Agreement is terminated, and the reimbursement will be transferred to the students' account within one month of their departure after receiving refund request form. 

To request your security deposit after moving out of the dormitories:

  1. Download the Refund request form
  2. Fill in your details (electronically); 
  3. Print it out and sign it (by hand):
  4. Scan it and send it to *.

*If you are NOT the account holder, please complete the Friend request form electronically, sign it by hand, and submit it along with your Refund Request form. 


  • Make sure the recipient bank accepts international payments 
  • All bank transfer fees are covered by the Student.