At RTU, there are 12 departments dealing with administrative, communication, international cooperation, maintenance, as well as study and business activities.
Administrative Department ensures administrative processes and procedures that correspond to RTU strategic goals, develops and implements policy for personnel management, administrative work, quality management, information and communication technology system security; provides development and implementation of strategies for information technology, document management, library, sports and cultural activities; organizes execution control of the Senate, Deans’ Council and Rector’s Council decisions, as well as the Rector’s orders.
The Foreign Students Department (FSD) offers to acquire study programmes in engineering and social sciences at Bachelor, Master and Doctoral level in English. Offered study programmes are identical to the accredited study programmes implemented in Latvian.
The aim of the Department of Business Development and Investments is to establish and sustain long-term relationships with business and social partners, thus contributing to the increase in the number of contracts, as well as to attract investments to RTU, RTU projects and to lease RTU real estate.
The aim of IT Department is to increase the university’s competitiveness, quality and efficiency of activities, as well as information accessibility by integrating information technology (IT) solutions in university administrative, study and scientific research processes, thus providing students, administrative and academic staff with modern, reliable, safe and unified IT infrastructure and high-quality IT services. IT infrastructure includes 53 different services, covering a wide range of users. More information about services is available on the IT service catalog (only with ORTUS authorization) – itservices.rtu.lv.
The aim of Infrastructure Development Department (IDD) is to ensure development of RTU infrastructure, that is, buildings, structures and land necessary for the implementation of education processes according to the approved strategy of RTU in order to ensure uninterrupted and high-quality execution of RTU functions in the long term.
The aim of Legal Department is to provide legal support for achievement of aims stated in RTU Constitution.
RTU Department of Quality Control and Records Management aims to establish an effective quality control system and develop coordination, as well as integrate document management and quality control processes in order to improve RTU operational efficiency, enhance the quality, achieve performance indicators and objectives defined in RTU Strategy at each structural unit, as well as promote RTU employees’ understanding of their role in the establishment of RTU quality culture and encourage them to improve their work and RTU processes.
RTU External and Part-Time Studies Department ensures the organization and implementation of extramural and part-time studies in engineering sciences at RTU.
The goal of the Project and Development Department is to increase the competitiveness of Riga Technical University, to promote its development and growth in accordance with the RTU development priorities, ensuring efficient management of development projects and promoting attraction of financing for implementation of projects.
The aim of Department of Public Affairs (DPA) is to provide communication with the public and create a positive image of RTU at national and international level; strengthen RTU cooperation with the media, businesses, local authorities, secondary schools and other target groups; use active marketing in attracting students and promote the achievements of RTU for both external and internal audience.
RTU Maintenance Department is a structural unit of RTU that, within its competence, takes the necessary maintenance measures, prerequisites and conditions for the implementation of RTU operation.
The Department aims to promote the internationalization of RTU, attract international strategic partners, thus establishing sustainable cooperation and organizing mobility of students, academic staff and administrative personnel in order to increase RTU international competitiveness.