Erasmus Student Network Latvia (Erasmus Studentu Tīkls Latvija) is part of the largest student association in Europe; called the Erasmus Student Network (ESN AISBL), it is present in more than 500 Higher Education Institutions in 44 countries. ESN Latvia serves as a link between ESN AISBL and the 3 Latvian sections.

The Goals of ESN Latvia:

  • Enhancing the academic and social integration of international students and the reintegration of local studens after their return from academic exchange
  • Advocacy of the interests of the international students and students who have been involved in exchange programmes in Latvia
  • To create an environment of understanding between different cultures within different nationalities by using informal education methods
  • Promote the study and traineeship mobility as part of the study process in Latvia
  • The internationalisation of Latvian Higher Education and making Latvian Higher Education more popular and accessible for international students
  • Support and promote the development and cooperation of the member sections of ESN Latvia

Sections of ESN Latvia

ESN Riga

(University of Latvia | since 2003)


ESN Jelgava

(Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies | Since 2014)


ESN Valmiera

(Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences | Since 2015)