The objective of the programme is to facilitate the development of outstanding, quality and competitive higher education to provide individuals with the opportunity to participate in the knowledge-based economy creatively and actively, thus improving the country’s competitiveness and creating a sustainable and stable developmental environment for future generations and intelligent society.

Under the auspices of the programme, a team of domestic and international experts at Riga Stradiņš University and the Art Academy of Latvia will develop strategic action plans for these universities aimed at reinforcing their excellence and international competitiveness.

In order to achieve these objectives, unique studies are being conducted with the participation of the management, teaching staff, students and graduates of the Art Academy of Latvia and Riga Stradiņš University, using the very latest research and methods that have been tried and tested in the European higher education space.