Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Transport and Aeronautics

Intensive travelling, the increase in mobility and the use of sophisticated mechanisms in our daily life are just a few of the characteristics of the 20th and 21st century. To a great extent the mobility and comfort of people depends on the means of transport and technologies. The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Transport and Aeronautics is the forge of transport and mechanical engineering specialists in Latvia.

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (6)
Business & Management (1)
Medicine & Health (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

About

History

The faculty is the successor of the Riga Polytechnicum Department of Mechanical Engineering, established in 1864. The faculty has also integrated several structural units of the Faculty of Appliances and Automation, the Institute of Railway Transport, the Mechanical Engineering Faculty and the Faculty of Radio Engineering and Computer Systems of the fromer Riga Aviation University. T

Education

Intensive travelling, the increase in mobility and the use of sophisticated mechanisms in our daily life are just a few of the characteristics of the 20th and 21st century. To a great extent the mobility and comfort of people depends on the means of transport and technologies. The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Transport and Aeronautics is the forge of transport and mechanical engineering specialists in Latvia.

Research

Specialists prepared by FMETA are demanded by establishments dealing with the design and research of technical appliances and mechanisms, passenger and freight transportation and logistics companies, forwarding companies, enterprises dealing with service and maintenance of road transport vehicles, traffic safety organizations, professional schools, metal working, machine building, woodworking, foodstuff manufacturing, transportation and other industrial enterprises. They work in medical care institutions, thermal power plants, cogeneration stations and enterprises dealing with the design and manufacturing of heat supply systems.

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Services

Student services

FMETA students are offered studies in engineering, mechanical engineering and machine building, engineering design, construction of mechanisms and appliances, mechatronics, studies focused on automotive vehicle technology, transport systems and transportation logistics, railway transportation technology organization, technical maintenance of aircraft in mechanical engineering and avionics, transportation vehicle maintenance and repair, studies of engineering and physics, heat-power engineering and heat engineering, and total quality management.

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RTU is an internationally recognized European level university, offering undergraduate, graduate and PhD study programmes in English.

The undergraduate programs lead to a Bachelor degree in 3 years and the graduate programs lead to a Master degree in 2 years.

The postgraduate Ph.D. programs are adapted individually and require minimum three years of combined course work and research.

Student Life

Campus life

RTU is an internationally recognized European level university, offering undergraduate, graduate and PhD study programmes in English.

The undergraduate programs lead to a Bachelor degree in 3 years and the graduate programs lead to a Master degree in 2 years.

The postgraduate Ph.D. programs are adapted individually and require minimum three years of combined course work and research.

Sports facilities

Not only the students and administration but also the academic staff and technical personnel are very active participants of various sports events organized by the university –Sports Days, the RTU Rector’s Cup (including 14 sports events), as well as the Sport Games of Baltic Technical Universities.

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