«Science Holidays - RTU 160»

The 160th Anniversary Celebration of Riga Technical University (RTU) and the Grand Graduation of RTU will take place on the Grand Stage of Mežaparks on 1 July. Not only RTU students and employees are invited to this festival, but also anyone interested in the celebration of RTU anniversary. During the festival, it will be possible to get acquainted with the history of engineering in Latvia, and to celebrate an important anniversary together with RTU.

Latvian stage artists will give bright musical performances for the audience creating a special song festival atmosphere. – bagpipe and drum group «Auļi», the most experienced Latvian DJ – DJ Monsta, pop and electronic music group «Triānas parks», Intars Busulis and Abonementa orķestris, etc.

RTU plans some engineering surprises that will reveal the latest technological achievements in engineering.

During the festival, you will have the opportunity to take photos in special photo areas, get to know all nine RTU faculties, participate in various engineering activities and challenges, as well as get acquainted with the history of engineering at RTU and learn about the most significant achievements in science. RTU plans some engineering surprises that will reveal the latest technological achievements in engineering.

It will also be possible to buy RTU souvenirs, as well as snacks and refreshments.

Buy tickets.

Admission is free for:

  • RTU graduateand their guests. (Registration of graduates for graduation takes place on the graduates’ digital platform RTUconnect.net (see the section Events / RTU Grand Graduation 2022));
  • RTU employees, presenting an RTU employee card at the entrance to the event;
  • children under 12 years of age;

visitors with invitation.

  • 5 EUR tickets for:
  • RTU students, presenting an RTU student card at the entrance to the event;
  • A person accompanying an RTU employee, arriving together with an RTU employee.

For others - 10 EUR or, if you want to donate to support Ukrainian refugees, then - 15 EUR, and 5 EUR will be donated to Ukrainian students and teachers who study and work at RTU.

During the celebration of the 160th Anniversary of RTU, the Grand Graduation of RTU will also take place on the Grand Stage of Mežaparks. 2021/2022 graduates will be awarded Bachelor, Master and PhD diplomas. The graduation will traditionally end with a graduation hat salute.

RTU is the only internationally acknowledged and prestigious multidisciplinary technical university in Latvia, which provides not only high-quality education, but also excellent research and valorisation - innovation and technology transfer, thus putting scientific achievements into practice.

Nine faculties of RTU offer comprehensive education in technology and engineering, as well as in social sciences and humanities.

Most RTU faculties are located in RTU campus on Ķīpsala, and it is planned that by purposefully improving the study and science environment, RTU campus will become the most modern engineering study centre in the Baltic region.

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