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The main target of the RTU Strategy is to ensure implementation of the leitmotiv referred to in the National Development Plan for 2014-2020 – to achieve the «economic breakthrough» in Latvia. Riga Technical University positions itself as a cornerstone of the development of Latvia, which ensures education of specialists necessary for Latvian nationaleconomy and development of new products and services, serving as a basis for sustainable growth of Latvia. RTU Strategy contains the core targets of the RTU development until 2020, as well as defines the activities and distribution of responsibilities for implementation of the tasks.
The vision of Riga Technical University until 2020 is to become the leading University of science and innovation in the Baltic States. In order to achieve it, the strategy defines three objectives of the University – high quality study process, excellence in research and sustainable innovation and commercialization activities. Specific result-based targets have been determined for these three objectives to make it possible for the RTU to achieve its vision by 2020.
The strategy is based on the three key objectives of the University while the following five main priorities of the University cut across the strategy – internationalization, interdisciplinarity, organisational efficiency, financial efficiency and infrastructure efficiency. RTU uses these five horizontal priorities as a prism to see implementation of its objectives and ensure internationally competitive high quality scientific research, tertiary education, technology transfer, commercialization and innovation activities for Latvian national economy and the society.
Implementation of the RTU Strategy is approved by the decision of the RTU Senate. After approval of the Strategy the RTU rector ensures defining of the annual RTU objectives and tasks with clear result-based indicators at the level of every RTU structural unit. The RTU Strategy is implemented and the annual achieved results are analysed on the basis of these targets.
To ensure internationally competitive high quality scientific research, tertiary education, technology transfer and innovation for Latvian national economy and the society.
Riga Technical University – a modern and prestigious University, internationally recognised as the leading university of science and innovation in the Baltic States – a cornerstone of the development of Latvia.
Excellence Approach of Riga Technical University has been drawn up to promote purposeful development of the University as an excellent organization.
Riga Technical University is a higher education institution that puts a lot of emphasis in its daily work on development of technologies and the use of renewable energy.