UL Academic Centre
The Academic Centre is a road to future, that is being developed by the university. That already is and will be an environment for growth of talent, enterprise and collaboration. The Academic Centre is a guideline, that is guiding our Latvia towards a leadership. It transforms scientist ideas into life quality and data management solutions, already being on the top of the next technology and economy development stage, and reclaiming Riga city’s place in Baltics as an innovation leader, which was lost hundred years ago.
The University of Latvia continues its active work, developing the Academic Centre in Riga. The Academic Centre development programme’s projects are done in three stages. The first stage project – the House of Nature – opened its doors in 2015. The second stage includes construction of two buildings – the House of Science and the House of Letters. The House of Science entered the service in the January 2019, and at the moment design of the House of Letters is being developed as well as the construction service procurement is being processed.
The opening of the House of Letters is scheduled in year 2022. At the moment realization of the second stage is being processed, but the third stage projects are under feasibility study.
The third stage projects of the Academic Centre development are as follows:
- The Students House and Guest House;
- The House of Sports;
- The House of Technologies;
- The House of Health.
The development programme third stage projects feasibility study includes following additional infrastructure modernization projects:
- The Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia;
- The University of Latvia Academic Library;
- The University of Latvia Students training hotel.